The Government of Canada announced changes to the occupational health and safety regulations for workers exposed to grain dust and flour dust in federally regulated workplaces. These changes to the Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations on grain dust and flour dust came into force on July 11.
Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.
Have you been in Canada 7 years or less? Are you an LGBTQ+ woman and/or trans person? Get compensated to participate in a study conducted by researchers at Access
Alliance & University of Toronto, and funded by the Women’s College Hospital.
The Ontario Nonprofit Network has received funding from Status of Women Canada for a three-year project to apply a GBA+ lens (gender based intersectional analysis) to iIdentify barriers to women workers’ economic empowerment and prosperity in the nonprofit sector and develop and implement pilot solutions to address these barriers at the organizational, network and policy levels.
Refugee Claimants - Myths and Facts from the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants
The City of Toronto’s Confronting Anti-Black Racism unit (CABR) is responsible for rolling out the Toronto Action Plan to Confront Anti-Black Racism.
A list of six simple and effective networking strategies to make the most of professional networking.
The program will address the systemic issues of newcomer women who face multi-barriers. The program will provide newcomer women with tools and resources to reduce social isolation, increase self-esteem, increase their networks and build confidence. The program will also provide access to one on one counseling/crisis counseling, support groups, mentoring, language enhancement and life-skills training. The end goal is for newcomer women to feel empowered and to support their social and economic integration in the Canadian Society.
On Monday, May 7, 2018 the Government made a new regulation that reinstates the previous formula for calculating public holiday pay that applied prior to January 1, 2018. This change takes effect July 1, 2018 and generally applies to all employees covered by the Employment Standards Act.
Beendigen is a local healing agency that strives to support families and women experiencing abuse and addictions. They opened a fourth location inside the Victoriaville Mall to provide more assistance and services like a walk-in counselling program.
On June 1, the Government of Canada pledged an initial $50 million to assist the provinces and municipalities that have borne the majority of costs associated with the recent influx. Of these funds, $11 million will be provided directly to the City of Toronto in the coming weeks. Direct funding was required after the Province of Ontario chose to withdraw from its jurisdictional responsibility around housing.