Health Advocacy for Refugees Program (HARP) at McMaster University. This is a student run program that aims to promote health and well-being for refugees and recent immigrants to Canada.
Latest resources in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new resources and more.
This report summarizes the responses of 1,458 leaders of charities who answered our online survey between April 15th and April 28th.1 All responses are weighted by organization size, activity area, region, principal source of revenue, and the presence of paid staff to produce estimates more representative of charities overall. Historical comparisons are based on our first Sector Monitor, conducted in late 2009 / early 2010, just as the 2008/09 recession was ending and the long economic recovery beginning
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- What COVID-19 (coronavirus) is
- What you need to know before you leave your country
- What to know for your initial period of quarantine in Canada
- What to know for the rest of your stay in Canada
- COVID-19 income support measures
- Contacts for questions or help related to COVID-19
- Contacts to report your employer for not respecting the COVID-19 requirements
Additional Support for Canadian Seniors
On May 12, 2020, the Prime Minister announced a series of additional measures to help Canadian seniors and provide them with greater financial security. These measures include:
Canada is helping people who face financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you live in Canada, even temporarily, there may be support for you. Some of the information on this page is available in multiple languages.
IRCC have produced a document intended to assist sponsors in understanding how cases in process are affected by COVID-19 and, for refugees already in Canada, how sponsors can continue to fulfill their sponsorship role while also addressing the unique settlement needs of sponsored refugees during this difficult time.
The Anti-Racism online session (Discrimination During COVID Times) with Desmond Cole and MPP, Laura Mae Lindo.
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), along with organizations across North America, will be celebrating Safety and Health Week from May 3-9, albeit, a little differently this year. With the physical distancing in place during the pandemic, workplaces will be turning to virtual activities and events to offer helpful tips to their employees and reinforce good practices and the importance of having both physically and psychologically safe work environments.
The Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services has posted information on Social Assistance Treatment of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) on their website.
Shelter, Support & Housing Administration Division Homelessness Services COVID-19 Response Frequently Asked Questions and Resources.