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Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.

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Ontario Investing in Municipalities to Help Families Stay in their Homes

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:

Minister Qualtrough Hosts One Day Forum with Young Canadians on Accessibility

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.

Province Combating Homelessness in Ontario Communities

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:

Helping Homeowners Cut Energy Bills with Retrofits and Renovations

Programs Will Provide Cash Rebates to Around 37,000 Homeowners

Ontario is making it easier and more affordable for homeowners to reduce their energy bills and fight climate change. The enhanced home energy audit and retrofit programs are helping to make around 37,000 additional homes more energy efficient by providing cash rebates for home energy audits and retrofits.