Category: All Resources

RCMP: Senior’s Guide to Safety

This guide is for seniors, their family members, care-givers, friends, and anyone else who may find it useful. It is not meant to include everything but tries to answer some common concerns when it comes to seniors’ safety and security. Our goal is to raise awareness of seniors’ safety issues to improve their quality of…

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RDI: Immigration in 5 Rural Manitoba Communities with a Focus on Refugees

In November 2015, a national resettlement initiative was undertaken to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees  cross Canada. Since November 4th, 2015 the Government of Canada has welcomed more than 29,700 Syrian refugees (August 1st, 2016) and the commitment to resettling more refugees to Canada is continuing in 20161. More than 1000 Syrian refugees have resettled in…

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RDI: Immigration Settlement Services and Gaps in Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s Western Region

Significant research efforts have focused on examining settlement services in large centres across Canada. With more immigrants selecting small centres and rural areas, this project is intended to inventory the extent to which settlement services exist in selected communities across Western Canada (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba) and to identify gaps, barriers and needs….

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Real World Assessment Task Bank – Ottawa-Carleton District School Board

Brief Description: This Portfolio Based Language Assessment (PBLA) aligned resource includes stand-alone assessment tasks for use by LINC programs. Summary: The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) has developed a bank of “real world” assessment tasks for use by LINC programs. The project development team included 22 OCDSB ESL/LINC Instructors, 2 PBLA Leads, and over 190…

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Recording: Office of the Manitoba Fairness Commissioner (OMFC) Webinar June 2020

This video shares the presentation portion of a webinar recorded on June 16th, 2020. The goal of the webinar was to help newcomer service providers understand what fairness means for regulated professions as the OMFC works towards ensuring that registration practices are fair to internationally educated applicants. Eileen May & Robert Millman, Policy Analysts with…

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Recording: Supporting those who have experienced racism

This is a recording of components of the training organized by Immigration Partnership Winnipeg, in collaboration with MANSO and Strangers in New Homelands. The training was held on July 23rd, 2020. Our sincere thanks to our planning committee, group facilitators, and especially our presenters Mandela Kuet, Roselyn Advincula, Dr. Kathy Hogarth and Dr. Buster Ogbuagu….

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Refugee Sponsorship Training Program

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is a program designed to support the Sponsorship Agreement Holders (SAHs) of Canada, their Constituent Groups, Groups of Five and Community Sponsors on a national level (excl. Quebec). The objective of the RSTP is to address their information and on-going training needs as well as the initial information needs…

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Resource Link: http://www.rstp.ca/

Renting a Home in Manitoba – Plain Language Booklet

A plain-language guide about Renting a Home in Manitoba produced in collaboration with Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council, IRCOM, New Journey Housing and the Winnipeg Rental Network, with funding support from the Manitoba Government. Hard copies of the guide can be ordered at cost ($1.50/booklet) from the MANSO office.

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