News and Updates

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

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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.

Friday, August 22, 2014

CRA Business Tax Reminders Mobile App
The new Business Tax Reminders mobile app lets small and medium-sized business users create custom reminders and alerts for key CRA due dates related to instalment payments, returns, and remittances.

Make Your Moving Day Hassle-Free
Moving can be extremely stressful and expensive. Choosing a reliable and reputable moving company can help make sure you and your possessions are protected.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

WSIB Ontario Website Redesign
WSIB Ontario has redesigned their website. You can watch a video explaining the new features of the website and where you can find the information you need. Along with English and French the website can be instantly translated into 70 languages

Friday, August 15, 2014

Centre for Newcomer Children Opens in Windsor
A new centre for newcomer children, located in Windsor’s Unemployment Help Centre, opened this week. The Care for Newcomer Children (CNC) centre provides child care for newcomer parents while they take part in settlement services and training.

Monday, August 11, 2014

Celebrate Vacation Season with Local Foods
One way to enjoy summer among friends and family is with the many great things that grow in Ontario. Spotting Foodland Ontario's logo, while shopping at your neighbourhood grocery store or farmer's market, is an easy way to find fresh local food.

Friday, August 08, 2014

Safe Picnic Tips
It is important to take extra care when packing and preparing your meals to be enjoyed outdoors. The warm and humid weather of the summer causes bacteria to produce faster and can result in food poisoning.

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Learn More About Telephone and Internet Scams
As a consumer, it is important to be aware of situations where your money, banking information or identity may be at risk of being stolen. This new resource by CLEO may be helpful.

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Driver Distraction: A Simulation
This video shows a driver behind the wheel of a street driving video game. He is driving at the proper speed with eyes focused on the road and hands on the wheel. From the Ministry of Transportation.

Friday, August 01, 2014

Helpful Tips for Travelling in the Car with a Pet
Travelling with your pet can be a fun and memorable experience. To ensure a safe and comfortable journey for both you and you pet it is important to plan and be prepared. You can take test drives with your pet and make frequent stops.

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