Category: Youth

CCPA: Being Involved in Uninvolved Contexts – Refugee parent involvement in Children’s Education

This report by community-based researcher Fadi Ennab was published by the CCPA in collaboration with the Newcomer Education Coalition. The involvement of refugee parents in their children’s education is crucial for academic success and community development. Yet, schools often struggle in promoting the involvement of newcomer parents, especially in contexts where there are language, cultural…

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CERIS: Immigrant Women, Youth and Seniors – Knowledge Synthesis Reports

The IWYS project is about three immigrant groups – women, youth, and seniors –  who each have special but different settlement needs in Canada. We want to know if they receive what they need in services. We also want to propose new service interventions for their successful settlement. This review of recent research on and…

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Child and Youth Refugee Research Coalition (CYRRC)

The Child and Youth Refugee Research Coalition (CYRRC) is an alliance of scholars, community partners and government agencies committed to promoting the successful integration of refugee children, youth and their families.  While the Coalition was formed to contribute meaningfully to policies and interventions to facilitate the integration of recently arrived Syrian refugees to Canada, it has a…

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Resource Link: http://cyrrc.org/

COPA: Resources on prevention of violence, bullying and child abuse

COPA provides schools and communities with unique multimedia educational resources, as well as training, professional development and opportunities for capacity- building and consultation throughout the province of Ontario. COPA is the Ontario Provincial Coordinator of the Francophone Settlement Workers’ in Schools Program, supported by IRCC. Le COPA offre aux écoles et aux collectivités des ressources…

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Healthy Child Manitoba: Child and Youth Report 2017

This is the second legislated public report on the status of Manitoba’s children and youth, required every 5 years, under the Healthy Child Manitoba Act. The report is organized by four stages of child and youth development (prenatal, early childhood, middle childhood, youth), along with the four outcome goals of the Healthy Child Manitoba Strategy…

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MIRSSA: Recreational Resources for School-Aged Newcomer Children and Youth

Our youth committee put together a guide on Recreational Resources for School-Aged Newcomer Children and Youth to help connect newcomer children and youth to recreation programming. The guide is designed to be used by service providers, private sponsors and other supporting organizations.

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Newcomer Education Coalition

The Newcomer Education Coalition is made up of partner organizations that work directly with newcomer youth and families. The coalition works to create welcoming, inclusive, and equitable schools where all students are respected and can have the opportunity to flourish and achieve their social and educational goals in culturally proficient, safe, and supportive environments. The…

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Resources on Cannabis Law and Use

Canadian law regulating cannabis changed on October 17th, 2018.  Many service providers have indicated that they are fielding questions and concerns about the new law.  These resources may be useful in responding to these questions. Justice Canada’s website has information about what is legal and not legal: http://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/cj-jp/cannabis/ The Province of Manitoba website ‘Know the Facts’ has…

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