News & Updates

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

  • Monday, April 27 2015
  • Tuesday, April 21 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.
  • Wednesday, April 15 2015
  • Tuesday, April 14 2015
  • Friday, April 10 2015
    • Be Bear Wise This SpringOntario and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reminding people to take simple precautions this spring to prevent attracting black bears as they come out of hibernation. Potential for conflict increases when there is little natural food available.
  • Wednesday, April 8 2015
    • Ontario Small Claims Court Launches E-filing ServiceIndividuals and businesses in Ontario can now file small claims court forms and pay court filing fees online, 24-hours-a-day. Claims that are eligible for e-filing include those set out in a contract of $25,000 or less.
  • Monday, April 6 2015
    • Celebrate Spring with Local Maple SyrupThe Government of Ontario encourages you to take advantage of maple syrup activities and products. At this time of year, Ontario's maple trees produce the sap used to make delicious maple products such as syrup, maple butter, taffy, candy and sauces.
  • Wednesday, April 1 2015
  • Monday, March 30 2015
    • Warning About Immigration ScamsThe Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is warning newcomers about immigration scams. Fake letters have been circulated with the CBSA logo asking people to pay fees or taxes. Learn the signs of fraud to protect yourself.
  • Friday, March 27 2015
    • Warning About Tax FraudThe Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is warning residents to be careful of fraud. It is a good idea to be cautious of people who ask for a lot of personal information or who promise tax savings that seem too good to be true.