News & Updates - April, 2017

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

  • Tuesday, April 25 2017
    • Support for Family CaregiversOntario is providing new resources for family caregivers, such as education and training, and increased respite care.
  • Wednesday, April 19 2017
  • Tuesday, April 18 2017
    • Free Pre-Apprenticeship TrainingThe Ontario Government is sponsoring space for 1,200 people to enroll in free pre-apprentice training programs for people interested in joining the skilled trades.
  • Monday, April 17 2017
    • Champion of Diversity Award NominationsThe Champion of Diversity Award recognizes individuals, groups and employers who help promote immigrant success, economic growth, and inclusion in Ontario. You can nominate a resident of Ontario or an organization based in Ontario until May 15, 2017.
  • Wednesday, April 12 2017
    • Reducing Classroom SizesOntario will be decreasing the size of classrooms over the next two years, while increasing support for students with special education needs.
  • Tuesday, April 11 2017
  • Monday, April 10 2017
    • Warning About Debt Solution ServicesThe Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) has provided a warning about companies that offer to help you pay off your debt or repair your credit score. Companies offering fast and easy solutions to these problems are not always legitimate.
  • Thursday, April 6 2017
    • Changes to Express EntryStarting June 6, 2017, Express Entry requirements and rankings will change. Additional points will be awarded for language skills and family in Canada.
  • Thursday, April 6 2017
    • New Youth ProgramsThe Ontario government is supporting 41 new programs across the province to help young people learn new skills and be successful in life.
  • Tuesday, April 4 2017