News & Updates

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

  • Thursday, May 21 2015
  • Thursday, May 21 2015
    • Re-launch of the Immigrant and Refugee NFF WebsiteNeighbours, Friends and Families (NFF) is a province wide campaign to raise awareness about the warning signs of woman abuse and to promote bystander intervention. The website has recently been updated for the project.
  • Tuesday, May 19 2015
    • Make Informed Choices When Hiring a ContractorVictoria Day weekend marks the start of summer and the start of home renovation season. Make sure you protect your hard-earned money by asking the right questions before you renovate or repair your home.
  • Friday, May 15 2015
    • Get the Summer Season Off to a Safe StartVictoria Day long weekend marks the unofficial start of summer in the province. Whether you plan on spending the weekend opening up the cottage, making home improvements or barbecuing in your backyard here are tips to help ensure a safe environment.
  • Friday, May 15 2015
    • Provincial Parks Open for 2015 SeasonStarting this month, visitors can enjoy a range of fun family activities in Ontario's provincial parks. Most provincial parks in southern Ontario will open for the season May 8, with the majority of northern Ontario parks opening May 15.
  • Friday, May 15 2015
    • Public Consultations on Labour LawsThe province of Ontario is holding public consultations to assess how the Labour Relations Act and Employment Standards Act could be amended. They will begin on June 16, 2015 and will take place in Toronto, Ottawa, Mississauga, Guelph, Windsor and London.
  • Tuesday, May 12 2015
  • Monday, May 4 2015
    • Emergency Preparedness WeekThis week is Emergency Preparedness Week. By learning about the different types of emergencies you can better prepare for them. Find out what to do to protect you and your family if faced with any of these situations.
  • Thursday, April 30 2015
    • Changes to Gender Information for Citizenship DocumentsCitizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) is now accepting provincial or territorial documents showing a new sex designation or a legal/court order recognizing the person under a different sex designation or gender identity.
  • Thursday, April 30 2015
    • Rooming House Review Survey – City of TorontoThe City of Toronto is starting a review to address issues related to rooming houses. Please take approximately 10-15 minutes to participate in a confidential online survey regarding rooming houses in Toronto. This survey is open until May 10, 2015.
  • Monday, April 27 2015
  • Tuesday, April 21 2015
  • Wednesday, April 15 2015
  • Wednesday, April 15 2015
    • Text with 9-1-1 ServiceThe Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is now pleased to offer Text with 9-1-1 (T9-1-1) service to persons who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired.
  • Tuesday, April 14 2015