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Ontario Launches New Online Resources for Volunteer Sector

Toronto 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Games Logo

As part of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games, Ontario has launched two new volunteer initiatives to help increase volunteerism and job placement opportunities in Ontario.

2015 Mission to Mexico Promotes Export Opportunities for Ontario Companies

The province's Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade is in Mexico for five days to promote opportunities for Ontario companies to export to Mexico.

Ontario Opens New Marketing Office in Chongqing, China

Ontario is opening a new international-marketing office in Chongqing, China that will help Ontario companies develop strategic partnerships and find investment opportunities in southwest China. As part of the 2015 Ontario Agri-Food Trade Mission to China, Ministers Jeff Leal and Michael Chan attended the official opening of the new office in Chongqing that will support two existing International Marketing Centres in China.

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Services for newcomers and immigrants

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

Opportunities Ontario: Provincial Nominee Program
Become a permanent resident of Ontario faster.

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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

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Welcome to Ontario guide for newcomers. Available in 14 languages. Read online or download.

Newcomer information at your finger tips

Active citizenship in our communities

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Volunteering helps you and helps your community. Get involved.

Volunteering, Eh! Newcomer youth in Kitchener-Waterloo show how it’s done. A project funded by the Government of Ontario.

Insurance and Liability Resource Centre for Non-Profits: Tools, advice and more on how to manage risk. Brought to you by the Ontario Volunteer Partnership.

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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