During the first half of 2016, UNHCR offices reported the new displacement of at least 3.2 million individuals. This included some 1.5 million refugees and asylum-seekers, who have fled to another country, and about 1.7 million people newly displaced in their own country.
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Today, the City of Toronto is releasing the first Call for Applications under the Open Door program to create more affordable rental housing across Toronto. The new Open Door Guidelines and application form will also be issued to make it easier for housing organizations to access the program.
The ministry has launched a new webpage with links to useful workplace mental health resources.
All Canadians are encouraged to share their perspectives through an anonymous online consultation open now until March 3, 2017.
The City of Toronto encourages residents to enjoy Family Day on Monday, February 20 by taking advantage of City-run recreation facilities and historic attractions.
This year, from February 12-18, Canada recognizes Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week. This week presents an opportunity for individuals, communities and governments to reflect on the work we have done together to promote sexual and reproductive health, and to encourage all Canadians to engage in healthy behaviours.
In Celebration of International Women’s Day, the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) and Le Mouvement Ontarien des Femmes Immigrantes Francophones (MOFIF) invite you to the launch of our New Graphic Novel: “Telling Our Stories: Immigrant Women’s Resilience”. The graphic novel is a part of OCASI’s Prevention of Sexual Violence and Harassment Project, generously funded by the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration.
The federal government has increased the province's 2017 allocation by 500 nominees to a total of 6,000.
These three online resources are parts of the HealthForce Integration Research and Education for Internationally Educated Health Professionals (HIRE IEHPs) project funded by Health Canada.