In the spotlight

Ontario Welcoming Newcomers with Expanded and Modernized Immigration Program

Ontario is continuing to welcome newcomers while helping the province's employers attract skilled workers and responding to the needs of the labour market, with enhancements to the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP).

Services for newcomers and immigrants

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Classes to fit your schedule

Global Experience Ontario
Find out how to qualify for licensure and registration in a non-health regulated profession in Ontario.

Ontario Bridge Training
Get your license or certificate in your profession or trade, so you can work in Ontario.

Watch videos of bridge training success stories

Active citizenship in our communities

Volunteering helps you and helps your community. Get involved.

Ontario Honours and Awards offers many programs to recognize Ontarians whose achievements and good works benefit their communities and the province. Nominate someone for an award.


Celebrate: Canada Day at Queen’s Park has been a Government of Ontario tradition since 1967. Fun for the whole family on July 1.

Commemorate: Every Remembrance Day, November 11 the province hosts a ceremony to honour Ontarians who served in war to protect our freedoms.

Special days and months recognized by Ontario