Daily Life

It takes a lot of work to get settled into your new surroundings and find your rhythm. Learn how to make the transition into your new life as smooth as possible.

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Do you know what the Age of Majority is and how it affects you as a newcomer youth in Ontario? Let's break it down.
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It’s important to explore both your sexual and gender identity, and your relationship to your faith, but it can be hard to harmonize both.
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Whether you immigrated with your family, as a student, or to work, there’s a lot to do when settling in a new country!
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Housing
If you're new to Ontario, you can stay at apartment hotels, hostels, and shelters while you look for affordable housing.
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When you sign a lease, landlords can ask you to put down deposits or pay for things other than rent, like utilities.
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Landlords increase rent to make more profit and tenants fear losing their homes. You have rights that protect you from high rent increases.
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If you need to talk to someone about your sexuality or gender identity, there are many places and resources you can turn to for support.
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You can show respect for others by learning their pronouns. Using the correct pronouns is a sign of respect for others and their identity.
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Buying products that are second-hand, or “thrifting,” can help you save money and the environment - learn the tips, tricks, and risks!
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Islamophobia is the discrimination, exclusion, and violence against people who are believed to be Muslim.
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Housing
Housing co-ops are democratic communities where there’s no landlord. Every resident is a member of the co-op and gets a say in how it's run.
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Community gardens are plots of land that people share to grow fresh fruits and vegetables and spend quality time together.