News and Updates

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

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Fall Fairs Across Ontario
There are more than 50 fairs taking place across Ontario this fall. These fairs offer fun, educational and affordable activities for families.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

WordsHurt - Safety in Canada
This interactive experience is part of the Government of Canada's anti-cyberbullying awareness campaign, Stop Hating Online. It shows the impact your words – positive or negative – can have on a person. Fill in the blank and send your message.

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Full-Day Kindergarten Available Across Ontario
Ontario has fully rolled out its full-day kindergarten (FDK) program, making it available to 265,000 4 and 5 year olds in approximately 3,600 schools across the province.

Ontario Creates Five New Provincial Parks
Ontario, in partnership with the Nature Conservancy of Canada, is opening five new provincial parks and expanding three others.

Ontario Expanding Specialist High Skills Majors Program
Ontario is expanding and enhancing its Specialist High Skills Majors program to help more high school students find their career paths and develop essential skills. This will better prepare youth for life after high school.

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

LAO Funds Six New Family Law Service Programs
Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) funds six student legal aid services societies and will be either offering new family law services or expanding their existing program.

Northern Ontario Drivers Get Studded Tire Extension
Drivers who live in northern Ontario can now put on studded tires earlier and keep them on longer, providing motorists with more options to stay safe during severe or extended winter weather.

Friday, August 29, 2014

New Edition of Separation and Divorce: Child Support Now Available
A new edition of Separation and Divorce: Child Support is now available that includes updated information on the Child Support Table and finding legal help.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Getting the Most out of Postsecondary Life
Ontario is offering postsecondary students a variety of tips, programs and resources to help them save money, stay healthy and make the most of their experience as they return to campus this fall.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Labour Day Weekend Fun in Ontario
It's not too late to plan an activity for Labour Day weekend. Whether you're interested in food, culture, wildlife or history, Ontario's provincial parks and other tourist attractions have something for everyone.

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