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By admin2 on Thursday, October 27, 2016

The Syrian Canadian Foundation has partnered with UofT’s Near and Middle Eastern Civilization cultural group to teach basic English to Syrian youth. They also aim to offer the same services to refugee adults in Scarborough and Mississauga. The project is a response to the growing number of newcomers waiting to join ESL classes.

By admin2 on Thursday, October 27, 2016
A year after Canada opened its door to 31,000 Syrian refugees, Canadians have grown to be more welcoming of immigrants. The joint survey by the Environics Institute and Canadian Race Relations Foundation finds Canadians have not been caught up in the xenophobia witnessed elsewhere, but have grown to be more immigrant-friendly.
By admin2 on Thursday, October 27, 2016
According to a press release from the Ontario ministry, the province is funding free language training for all newcomers and immigrants in the province. The language training program, reportedly the largest in Canada, currently helps 70,000 immigrants every year learns the language, get jobs, pursue an education and adjust to life in the province.
By admin2 on Thursday, October 27, 2016

In the wake of hefty application fees being implemented, the number of immigrants applying for Canadian citizenship has plummeted for the second year in a row. This trend has prompted fears that the costs are creating a growing underclass of newcomers who are prevented from full integration and participation in Canadian society.

By admin2 on Thursday, October 27, 2016
This report by the Chief Public Health Officer reports that family violence impacts the health of millions of Canadians. Family violence impacts health beyond immediate physical injury and increases the risk for a myriad of other conditions.  The report sheds light on this topic, attempting to unravel why, when, where, how and to whom family violence happens.
By admin2 on Thursday, October 27, 2016
The Evaluation of the Resettlement Programs was conducted to review the Government Assisted Refugee (GAR) program, Privately Sponsored Refugee (PSR) program, and the Blended Visa-Office Referred (BVOR) program.  The evaluation found the programs are in alignment with the federal and departmental priorities to support humanitarian objectives. 
By admin2 on Thursday, October 27, 2016
The Peel District School Board aims to achieve inclusion for all and as a part of this goal the board has developed We Rise Together - The Peel District School Board Action Plan to Support Male Black Students. The purpose of the action plan is to identify, understand, minimize and eliminate the marginalization experienced by black males in Peel District School Board schools.  
By admin2 on Thursday, October 20, 2016

The Case for Diversity provides policy makers and system planners with empirical evidence about current mental health disparities and the cost savings for closing the gap.

By admin2 on Wednesday, October 19, 2016
An expert witness describes the claims written by lawyer Joseph Stephen Farkas as vague, lacking important details and falling below the standard of a reasonably competent lawyer. Farkas could face suspension, supervised practice or lose his license.
By admin2 on Wednesday, October 19, 2016

On the website http://www.gtactivity.ca/ the project captures through pictures, text, video and audio about 150 sports, games, dances, martial arts and exercise systems that have come and gone in the GTA due to immigration flow. The website now welcomes submission from the public.