Category: All Resources

Manitoba Settlement Guidebook & Checklist for Private Sponsors

This Settlement Guide Book was created to meet the needs of Manitoba Sponsorship Agreement Holders (SAHs), their Constituent Groups, Group of Five, and Community Groups who would like to engage in sponsoring refugees in Canada. We hope that this Guidebook will support private sponsors and as well as offer concrete guidance to those working to…

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MANSO: Accessible Customer Service Standards Course

In partnership with the Society for Manitobans with Disabilities and English Online, MANSO is launching an online course for staff and volunteers of our member organizations to learn about the Accessible Customer Service Standards that are part of the Accessibility for Manitobans Act. The Accessibility for Manitobans Act became law in Manitoba in December 2013.  It establishes a process to…

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Migration 2030: Challenges and Opportunities for Canada and the World – Conference presentations

The Migration 2030 conference took place on February 20 and 21, 2020.  The conference launched Ryerson’s Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Migration and Integration into a critical conversation on the outlook for migration for the next decade. Over the two days, participants examined the challenges and concerns surrounding the governance of migration in Canada…

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New IRCC Settlement Language Videos

IRCC has released two new settlement language videos that can be shared widely with staff and newcomers alike: Language training options for newcomers to Canada describes the language training and learning opportunities offered through the Settlement Program. This video will help newcomers understand what they can expect from different types of language programming, including formal…

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Parenting School-Age and Adult Children: An EAL Resource Guide for Parents and Caregivers

The Pacific Immigrant Resources Society, with funding from BC TEAL, has created this resource: Parenting School-Age and Adult Children The Parenting Curriculum Guide was created to meet the needs of newcomer parents and caregivers with a CLB 3 or higher. The hope is that by using the guide and resources your English language classes will…

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Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba – Treaty Education Initiative (TEI)

The Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba (TRCM) has updated new resource of the Treaty Education Initiative (TEI) on its website. TEI is s a public education initiative that promotes teaching about treaties from kindergarten to grade 12. Included is the Teacher’s Manual, as well as resources from the Treaties Education Kit. Together, these resources complement…

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Where to buy Newcomer Traditional Foods in Winnipeg?

Sometimes, it can be hard to find traditional food in Winnipeg. These foods are important for good health, cultural traditions, and building community. Our friend, Food Matters Manitoba, has created this food map to guide and help all community members find healthy foods from around the world!

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A Principles-based Approach to Supporting LINC Learners

AMSSA (B.C.’s umbrella organization) has just launched this new guide, A Principles-based Approach to Supporting LINC Learners.  The guide is meant to respond to Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) service providers’ need for tools and supports to meet the objectives of IRCC funded language training.  These supports are needed even more as newcomer…

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AAISA Summit Report 2017 (Alberta)

With support from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), AAISA convened a three-day summit from October 30 – November 1, 2017 to facilitate communication between funders, members, and stakeholders. Discussions focused on current trends, successes, gaps and challenges within the sector, and additionally highlighted promising practice among service providers and community organizations.  Please find the…

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AAISA: Building Champions of Anti-Racism and Anti-Islamophobia: A Practice Guide for Alberta’s Settlement Community

Building Champions of Anti-Racism and Anti-Islamophobia: A Practice Guide for Alberta’s Settlement Community (the ‘Practice Guide’) is a practical manual of principles, tools, resources and case examples that can help professionals, organizations, government or communities address racism and Islamophobia at an individual, community, or systems level. An online learning component will function alongside the Practice…

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