The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister, John McCallum has announced that Canada will welcome 300,000 immigrants in 2017.
Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
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November is Financial Literacy Month and the province of Ontario is highlighting the various resources and supports provided to students across the province to improve their financial literacy.
The David C. Onley Award for Leadership in Accessibility recognizes Ontarians who have gone above and beyond in improving accessibility for people with disabilities.
The award recognizes four individuals or organizations each year for outstanding leadership and commitment in supporting awareness of accessibility and disability issues.
Recipients receive a personalized certificate and $5,000, except the Champion Award recipient who receives a personalize certificate and will be placed on the Honour Roll.
Nomination deadline is December 3.
Province Supporting Campus-Wide Energy Retrofit at Carleton University
Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development
Ontario is investing in modern and energy-efficient facilities for students at Carleton University, which will offer new opportunities for experiential learning, and create space for applied research and development.
Yasir Naqvi, MPP for Ottawa Centre, joined local MP Catherine McKenna at Carleton this week (Nov 7) to make the announcement.
Helping Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses With Energy Efficient Upgrades
November 8, 2016 10:00 A.M.
Ministry of Economic Development and Growth
Ontario is launching a new program to help small- and medium-sized businesses reduce emissions and become more energy efficient.
The SMART Green program, a partnership between the government and the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), is designed to assist businesses to invest in equipment and process upgrades including high-efficiency ovens, dryers, kilns and furnaces.
The Government of Canada is reminding travellers to get the appropriate travel documents before booking a flight to Canada.
Province Investing in New Facilities at Brock University and Niagara College
November 3, 2016 : Ontario is investing in new, high-quality learning facilities at Brock University and Niagara College that will help equip students with the skills they need for the jobs of today and tomorrow.
November 2.Ministry of Housing
Ontario is helping individuals and families find safe and affordable housing, by increasing its investment in municipalities to help them meet the needs of those experiencing homelessness.
The additional investment from the province will further support municipalities in delivering housing- and homelessness-related services tailored to meet the needs of their communities through 2020. Services include:
November 1, 2016, Ottawa, Ontario
Youth are key to breaking down barriers for Canadians with disabilities and creating a more accessible and inclusive Canada. That’s why the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, hosted an exciting one-day national forum on accessibility with youth with disabilities and youth who have life experience related to disabilities.
Ontario Investing in Municipalities to Help Families Stay in their Homes
November 2, 2016, Ministry of Housing
Ontario is helping individuals and families find safe and affordable housing, by increasing its investment in municipalities to help them meet the needs
of those experiencing homelessness.
The additional investment from the province will further support municipalities in delivering housing- and homelessness-related services tailored to meet
the needs of their communities through 2020. Services include: