Starting January 1, legislation and regulation changes come into effect that aim to help lower the cost of living, strengthen protections for consumers, and make Ontario a more inclusive place to live, work and raise a family.
Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
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Bill C-2, which will cut taxes for nearly 9 million Canadians, and Bill C-29, which includes the indexation of the Canada Child Benefit, both received Royal Assent yesterday.
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) advises travellers that it anticipates higher volume of travellers over the holiday season at its ports of entry. The CBSA shares the following tips to facilitate your border crossing.
Ontario is recruiting and training more volunteers across the province to support palliative and end-of-life care at home, providing comfort and help to patients, families and caregivers during difficult times.
Legalswipe is a free smartphone app that is designed to educate users on their legal rights when they are stopped and questioned by police. It uses a series of menus and cues to lead users to information about their situation. It's available in English, French, and Spanish.
Ontario has introduced legislation that would, if passed, further protect patients in Ontario and keep them healthy, including strengthening and reinforcing Ontario's zero tolerance policy on sexual abuse of patients by any regulated health professional.
Nine out of 12 programs implemented during the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) At Home/Chez Soi Research Demonstration Project on mental health and homelessness have successfully transitioned from research to real world.
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has released Welcoming Communities: A Toolkit for Municipal Governments. The practical guide builds on lessons learned by over 300 municipalities that have helped to welcome the newcomers.
In order to prevent unnecessary hardship and instability for both workers and employers, the four-year cumulative duration rule will no longer apply to temporary foreign workers in Canada, effective immediately.
In this webinar recording, Andrew Pitt, Product Manager at Rogers Communications, shares job search advice for internationally-trained IT professionals.