OCASIOntario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (Canada)
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This opinion was bolstered by the 2011 cuts in federal funding for settlement services that had more impact on agencies operating in the City of Toronto than others in the province (OCASI, 2011).
In 1987, OCASI and George Brown College undertook a pilot training project (Counselling Skills for Immigrant Settlement Workers) with funding and developmental support from the Ontario government.
There are a number of resources available, including agencies such as the Accessible Community Counselling and Employment Services (ACCES), the Centre for Foreign-Trained Professionals and Trades People (CFTPT) and the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI).
With regard to the entry of Philip II of Portugal into Lisbon in 1619, the younger scion of the House of Mascarenhas was to note: Finalmente fue este triunfal recibimiento del Rey en Lisboa el m[sz]s sumptuoso e insigne espect[sz]culo que vieron los Reyes de Espa[+ or -]a, desde Pelayo hasta entonces, echando los Portugueses el resto en esta ocasi n, para demostrar el grande amor y alegria con que recibian a Su Majestad, como le echaron veinte a[+ or -]os despues en negar, con horrenda ingratitud y resoluci n la devida al Rey Don Phelipe su hijo, para darla a un vasallo.
Some umbrella organizations, like the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) are well established.
The humanitarian position often also argues that not only is access to family a right, it is also fundamental for the social, physical, psychological and spiritual well-being of newcomer populations (Canadian Council for Refugees 2004; Deshaw 2006; KAIROS 2005; OCASI 2005).