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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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Accessibility for Manitobans: Everyone Benefits Online Training

The Disabilities Issues Office offers this online training video outlining the basic elements of The Accessibility for Manitobans Act and Accessibility Standard for Customer Service. The Accessibility Standard for Customer Service came into effect for businesses, non-profits and smaller municipalities on November 1, 2018. To meet the requirements of the standard and to create great…

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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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Black Experiences in Healthcare in Canada: the Legacy

Join Dr. Dorothy Williams, a historian who specializes in Black Canadian history for a session that explores Black experiences in Healthcare.  This webinar is hosted by the Newcomer National Navigator Network. https://members.newcomernavigation.ca/meeting-place/58e044ac-beaf-4e61-44a0-08d8da9746bd *you may need to set up a free account to access this webinar.  

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Black, Indigenous and Persons of Colour (BIPOC) Mental Health Resources – Manitoba

The BIPOC Mental Health Workers Resource List is a Winnipeg resource for Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Colour identifying counsellors, therapists, and peer workers! Many intersecting identities of professionals, varying or no cost, and city-wide locations available. This is an open resource for community and professionals alike so feel free to share! BIPOC Mental Health…

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