Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.
Private incorporated businesses owned by immigrants were more likely to be located in knowledge-based industries than businesses owned by people born in Canada. Immigrant-owned businesses were also more likely to be located in industries such as retail trade and food services.
The Region of Peel website has listed several tax preparation clinics available for 2017.
According to a new Conference Board of Canada report, demand for nursing services is expected to increase at a much stronger pace than the supply of nurses as Canada’s population ages.
This booklet outlines the rules that landlords must follow to increase their rent or add other charges. This new edition has been updated with the rent increase Guideline for 2017 and more information about security deposits.
Employment in Ontario increased by 4,600 in February, the seventh straight month of job growth for the province.
The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has listed a range of activities available during the March break in Ontario.
METRAC launched their upgraded website, the Ontario Women’s Justice Network (OWJN), with legal information for women affected by violence. The website now has a new look and additional features.
The OWJN was developed to help survivors of violence and their supporters better understand the legal rights and options available to women in Ontario. The website offers accessible legal information in a way that reflects the diverse experiences and realities of women.
Statistics Canada has released today "Women and paid work," a chapter of Women in Canada: A Gender-based Statistical Report. Primarily using data from the Labour Force Survey (LFS), and focusing on people aged 25 to 54, this chapter provides a comprehensive overview of women's labour market experiences in comparison to those of men, and explores how they have evolved over time.