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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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Accessibility for Manitobans Act: Tools to Support Accessibility

Manitoba’s Disabilities Issues Office (DIO) supports The Accessibility for Manitobans Act with a variety of tools to help expand knowledge and action on accessibility. The Accessibility Standard for Customer Service requires policies and training to provide services in an efficient, fair and respectful manner.  The deadline for non-profits to comply is November 2018.  The word “customer” means…

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AMSSA: Migrant Worker Hub

The Migrant Worker Hub is a digital resource centre with tools and information to strengthen the knowledge and capacity of individuals, employers, unions, professional associations and organizations supporting Migrant Workers in British Columbia. Some of the content is specific to British Columbia, but some is relevant to those in all provinces (eg: webinar on ‘Recognizing…

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Being Safe at Work – Plain Language Booklet

This resource, shared in COPIAN’s library of adult education resources, was developed by Literacy Partners of Manitoba with SAFE Workers of Tomorrow. Please note, some of the information about young workers under 18 is out of date.  Please refer to this Employment Standards FactSheet for up-to-date information.

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Beyond the Big City: How Small Communities Across Canada Can Attract and Retain Newcomers

The Public Policy Forum, in partnership with Pathways to Prosperity, is pleased to share their report: “Beyond the Big City:  How Small Communities Across Canada Can Attract and Retain Newcomers.” Research was conducted to determine how newcomer attraction and retention could be enhanced to contribute to the success of smaller centres and less densely populated…

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BUILDING A FOUNDATION FOR CHANGE: Canada’s Anti-Racism Strategy 2019-2022

Building a Foundation for Change: Canada’s Anti-Racism Strategy 2019–2022 was launched on June 25th, 2019 and helps advance the Government of Canada’s vision of fostering and promoting a more inclusive and equitable country for all Canadians. A key pillar of the strategy is the establishment of a new Anti-Racism Secretariat that will lead a whole-of-government…

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CAMH: The Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project

This project is an evidence-based, capacity-building initiative designed to enhance your knowledge and skills as a settlement, social or health service provider, to appropriately respond to the unique mental health needs of new immigrants and refugees, and to foster inter-sector and inter-professional collaboration. The project will contribute to advancing the network of service provision for…

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