News & Updates

News about and for newcomers to Ontario and the latest updates from Settlement.Org.

  • Monday, December 5 2016
    • Changes to Ontario Drug Benefit Program CardsAs of December 1st, 2016 individuals under the Ontario Drug Benefit Program will no longer receive a paper drug eligibility card and will be able to show their Ontario health card when buying prescription medicine at pharmacies.
  • Friday, December 2 2016
    • Celebrating Christmas Tree Day in OntarioOn December 3rd, 2016 Ontario celebrates its annual Christmas Tree Day, recognizing the hardworking tree farmers and workers that help families across the province get a tree to decorate for the Holidays.
  • Friday, December 2 2016
  • Thursday, December 1 2016
  • Wednesday, November 30 2016
  • Monday, November 28 2016
    • Public Consultation on Child Care in OntarioThe Ontario government is inviting residents to participate in a public consultation to inform the future of child care in Ontario. You can share your feedback by filling out the survey by January 15, 2017.
  • Friday, November 25 2016
    • Tips for Travellers to CanadaDue to the Black Friday holiday in the United States, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) expects to receive a higher volume of travellers to Canada. To ensure a smooth border crossing, they have shared tips with people travelling to Canada.
  • Thursday, November 24 2016
    • June Callwood Award for VoluntarismIf you know an individual or organization dedicated to volunteering in the community, you may submit a nomination for the June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism. The nomination deadline is December 5, 2016.
  • Wednesday, November 23 2016
    • Winter Driving Safety TipsWith winter weather approaching, drivers must adapt to new road conditions. The Ontario Government has shared some tips to plan ahead and ensure that you stay safe on the road.
  • Tuesday, November 22 2016
    • Webinar on Tax Filing SupportsProsper Canada will be hosting a webinar on tax filing supports on November 30, 2016 from 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM (EST). The webinar will inform residents of tax clinics and other support programs available to help them file their taxes.
  • Monday, November 21 2016