News & Updates

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

  • Thursday, September 22 2016
    • New Youth Mobility Agreement with San MarinoThere is a new Working Holiday Youth Mobility Arrangement between Canada and San Marino. Canadian Citizens aged 18 to 35 can now work and travel in San Marino for up to a year. Youth from San Marino can also work in Canada under the same conditions.
  • Thursday, September 22 2016
    • Dementia Strategy ConsultationThe Province of Ontario is looking for your views on the new dementia strategy. You can participate by reading the discussion paper and submitting your opinions through an online survey or by emailing dementiastrategy@ontario.ca.
  • Wednesday, September 21 2016
    • ETA Leniency Period ExtendedThe leniency period for the Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) has now been extended until November 9, 2016. Starting November 10, visa-exempt visitors will need an eTA to travel to Canada.
  • Thursday, September 15 2016
    • Shingles Vaccine Now Free for Eligible SeniorsStarting today, the shingles vaccine is available free of charge to seniors aged 65 to 70. If you are eligible, you should contact your primary care doctor or nurse practitioner to receive the vaccination.
  • Wednesday, September 14 2016
    • High Occupancy Toll Lanes Open September 15Ontario is opening High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lanes in both directions on the Queen Elizabeth Way highway from Trafalgar Rd. in Oakville to Guelph Line in Burlington. The lanes are part of a pilot project.
  • Monday, September 12 2016
    • Anti-Racism Community MeetingsThe Province of Ontario is holding 9 community meetings this fall to engage with the public on addressing systemic racism and eliminating barriers for Indigenous and racialized communities. They will take place in communities across Ontario.
  • Thursday, September 8 2016
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  • Wednesday, September 7 2016
  • Tuesday, September 6 2016
  • Tuesday, September 6 2016
    • Drive Carefully Near School Buses and in School ZonesOntario is reminding drivers to drive carefully and follow the rules when driving near school buses and in school zones. Parents should also remind their children to be aware of their surroundings when getting on or off school buses.
  • Wednesday, August 31 2016
    • Know Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Student RenterAs more than 600,000 university and college students across the province prepare to go back to school, many students will be renting housing off-campus for the first time. Ontario is reminding students about their rights and responsibilities as tenants.
  • Tuesday, August 23 2016