Settlement.Org | Information Newcomers Can Trust
Skip Navigation Links
Immigration & Citizenship
Immigration & Citizenship
- August, 2016
Wednesday, August 31 2016
Know Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Student Renter
As 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
Driver Licence Fee Increase in September
Starting September 1st, driver licence fees will increase in Ontario. Additional fees will also chance following January 2017.
Friday, August 19 2016
Changes for Dual Canadian Citizens Flying to Canada
As of September 30, if you are a Canadian citizen or dual citizen travelling to Canada, you will be required to show your Canadian passport as proof of citizenship. A valid passport is one that has not expired.
Tuesday, August 16 2016
Changes to the Immigration Detention System
The Government of Canada has announced that they plan to create a fairer immigration detention system. The new system will have more alternatives to detention. They plan to use detention only as a last resort.
Monday, August 15 2016
New Self-Assessment Tool for Internationally Trained Dietitians
The College of Dietitians Ontario has recently launches a new tool for Internationally Educated Dietitians (IEDs), called the Canadian Dietetic Practice Orientation and Self-Assessment Tool (OSAT).
Thursday, August 11 2016
Burning Firewood Responsibly
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is reminding the public to protect the trees when travelling to cottages and campgrounds. It is important that you do not move firewood from its original environment.
Wednesday, August 10 2016
Funding for New Bridge Training Projects
The Government of Ontario is providing $3.35 million for 11 new bridge training projects in Ontario to help highly skilled immigrants find jobs in their profession.
Tuesday, August 9 2016
Public Consultations on Making IDs and Forms Inclusive
The Government of Ontario is seeking public consultation on how to make sex and gender information on government issued IDs and forms more inclusive of trans and non-binary gender identities. You can share your feedback online by September 16.
Monday, August 8 2016
National Youth Forum on an Accessible Canada
The Government of Canada is encouraging youth to take part in a day-long National Youth Forum to discuss what accessibility means to them and how to improve accessibility across Canada. You can apply online by September 15 to participate.
Friday, August 5 2016
Ontario Athletes in the 2016 Olympic Games
Starting today, there are 141 Ontario athletes competing in the Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil among 314 members of Team Canada.
Tuesday, August 2 2016
Breastfeeding Support Programs Available
If you are breastfeeding, or are planning to, you can access support programs across the province to help you and your baby learn how to breastfeed.