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Settlement AtWork Highlights - March 24, 2010



Enterprising Women Program Counsellor/Facilitator 
The Immigrant Women’s Centre in Hamilton requires an Enterprising Women Program Counsellor/Facilitator. - Deadline: March 26, 2010 at 5 p.m.

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CIC CFP: Ontario Region 2011-2012: For Initiatives that Support the Settlement of Newcomers
CIC Ontario Region Settlement is requesting applications for funding for agreements to commence April 1, 2011. Deadline: May 21, 2010.

HRSDC RFP:  Community Participation and Leadership Funding
Apply for grants of up to $25,000 for community-based projects that encourage seniors to play an important role in their communities. Deadline: April 16, 2010.

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How the HST Will Affect Your Clients on OW or ODSP
Do you have clients on Ontario Works (OW) or the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)? This fact sheet has information about how the new Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) could affect these clients. From the Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC).

Working With Consultants
Many of our organizations work or will work with consultants in a variety of areas of organizational development. However, many of us don't have a great deal of experience hiring or managing a consultant relationship. Here are some tips, starting points, checklists and case studies that are worth reviewing before you engage the work of a consultant.

CIC Public Consultation on Immigration and Labour Market Needs
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) is holding a public consultation on immigration and labour market needs in Canada. The results will help develop instructions for immigration officers. The online consultation is open until April 16, 2010.

New Municipal Immigration Portal - Durham Region
Durham Region has launched their portal focused on attracting and retaining newcomers to the region. Find out about living, working, learning and more.

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Statistics About Immigrants Working in Regulated Professions
According to the 2006 Census, immigrants who studied in Canada and people born in Canada were more likely to work in the regulated occupation they trained in than immigrants who studied for it outside Canada. The size of the gap varied between fields.

CBSA Yearly Breakdown of Removals by Country - 2009
These figures were provided by the Canadian government in response to an MP's written request.

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