Strengthening the Case for Investing in Canada’s Mental Health System: Economic Considerations outlines evidence-based investments in mental health that can have the greatest impact, while providing governments with the strongest likelihood of saving dollars down the road.
Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.
On April 1, 2017, Legal Aid Ontario is raising the eligibility threshold for all legal aid services another six per cent. LAO implemented the first of multiple six per cent increases on Nov. 1, 2014.
The Ontario Minister for Anti-Racism has introduced new legislation that would, if passed, embed Ontario's Anti-Racism Directorate in law, creating a framework for continued work to promote equity for racialized groups across the province. The aim of the proposed act is to advance the province’s 3-Year anti-racism strategic plan.
In partnership with On-Track Career & Employment Services, Seneca College is offering a free pre-apprenticeship program. This program is designed for people working towards becoming an Early Childhood Educator through Seneca’s Child Development Practitioner (CDP) Apprenticeship Program. The Pre-Apprenticeship Program will prepare students to enter Seneca’s CDP Apprenticeship program. Classes will take place at Seneca’s Newnham campus (Don Mills & Finch).
Ontario is supporting adults with developmental disabilities in York Region as part of a province wide program that aims to help promote community-based employment and improve employment services and supports.
A new study, launched in partnership with the Victim Justice Network, is trying to learn what makes victims of violent crime resilient. The study, conducted by researchers from Algonquin College and the University of Ottawa, is asking participants how they coped after trauma and tragedy, and how they found support and inner strength.
Serving All Customers Better is a free online course designed to help front line service staff address and prevent consumer racial profiling. The aim of the course is to help businesses create inclusive and welcoming environments for all customers.
This resource is a students' and parents' guide to expulsions and expulsion appeals in Ontario.
The Prime Minister today highlighted that Budget 2017 proposes $7 billion over 10 years, beginning in 2018-19, to support and create more high-quality, affordable child care spaces across the country. This funding is in addition to an initial investment of $500 million announced in Budget 2016 for this upcoming year, 2017-18.
The REI aids internationally trained professional newcomers in finding local jobs and residence in rural communities in Ontario. Through creation of job opportunities the REI facilitates the movement of unemployed talented immigrants from the overburdened metropolitan GTA to the rural economies.