News & Updates - August, 2017

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

  • Thursday, August 31 2017
  • Monday, August 28 2017
    • Consumer Protection Tips for Home RenovationsThe Province of Ontario has consumer protection advice for people completing home renovations. Be sure to research different companies well before hiring one and get a written contract.
  • Friday, August 25 2017
    • Passports to Reflect Diverse Gender IdentitiesStarting August 31st, 2017 Canadians will be able to mark their sex as X (unspecified) when applying for their passports. The X designation will help people who do not identify as either female or male to obtain passports and other government documents.
  • Thursday, August 24 2017
  • Tuesday, August 22 2017
    • OINP In-Demand Skills StreamThe Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) has opened a new stream for people with skills in the construction and agricultural sectors. To be eligible for this stream, you must have a full-time, permanent job offer in an eligible occupation.
  • Wednesday, August 16 2017
  • Thursday, August 10 2017
  • Thursday, August 3 2017
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