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Settlement.Org is a website that provides information for newcomers. On Settlement.Org, you will find current information on topics such as employment, education, healthcare, and housing. Settlement.Org also provides access to local immigrant-serving agencies, multilingual information, and an online community for those seeking answers to their resettlement questions. Settlement.org is a project of the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI).More information
Where: Lillian H. Smith Library, 239 College Street, Toronto, ON M5T1R5
If you have ever applied for a credit card, or borrowed money for a car, house, or other purchase, you have a credit report on file with a credit bureau. Find out how this can affect your financial future.
When: Wednesday, September 23, 2015, see the link for the time in your city
This resource answers questions about voting in city or municipal elections. Prepared for newcomers, it explains who can vote, how to get on the voters list, and more.
The Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) and Francoqueer are conducting two Ontario-wide surveys. The surveys are in French.
When: July 9, 2014, 8 p.m.
Where: Morningside Library, 4279 Lawrence Ave. E., Scarborough M1E 2S8
Contact: Zarmeena Khan, 416-707-8259, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Centre for Immigrant & Community Services in partnership with the Toronto Public Library invite you to an information session: Family Law Series - Child Custody & Division of Property.
Under the recently amended Residential Tenancies Act (RTA), the maximum annual amount by which most landlords can increase a tenants rent in Ontario will not exceed 2.5%.
On September 30, 2010, new citizenship regulations came into force, and Citizenship and Immigration Canada has developed new procedures for the citizenship test.
Commissioner Launches Investigation into Decision to Eliminate Long-Form Questionnaire for 2011 Census
A Settlement.org news item reports that the Commissioner of Official Languages has launched an investigation into the Government of Canada's decision to eliminate the long-form questionnaire from the 2011 census.
This study looks at Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Program to determine Canada's approach to integrating and protecting temporary foreign workers.
Settlement.org reports on a new study that focuses on older women from the Sri Lankan Tamil community in Toronto and recommends actions to help prevent abuse and improve support for women experiencing abuse.
Recent changes to the Live-In Caregiver Program affect applications for permanent residence and what employers must provide to live-in caregivers.