Toronto’s housing market is getting tighter and more expensive. What can the next mayor do about it?
Women of Courage made its debut at Todmorden Mills on Feb. 15 and is stopping at four select locations in Toronto, including the Scarborough Museum where it is currently on display until April 19.
The showcase was initiated by Culturelink, a settlement and community organization in Toronto. It partnered with Toronto History Museums and the project received funding from the Department of Canadian Heritage.
The Toronto Public Library has several programs to help isolated newcomers settle in the city, but staff say those who need the support may not know about it.
“Eligible voter” is a title only Canadian citizens can claim.
Many newcomers to Canada experience uncomfortable lactose intolerance. Milk genetics and processing may be the reasons why.
The Mennonite New Life Centre is offering free classes to help immigrants preparing for their Citizenship Test.
Fifty years ago, a bit of Scarborough made a monumental move to start a new life as the Scarborough Museum.
Earlier this month, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announced that starting July 1, people immigrating to Canada under the Provincial Nominee Program would have to take a mandatory test in either French or English before they’re allowed into the country.
Newly re-elected councillor Mike Del Grande is right on page with Toronto mayor Rob Ford with eliminating wasteful spending of taxpayers’ money.
“I want to finally get my hands on the budget,” he said. “I think that the finances should be handled directly by council.”
The Centre for Information and Community Services of Ontario is seeking volunteers to mentor new immigrants to Toronto. Volunteers are expected to give one to two hours a week for at least six months to…