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Canadian Language Benchmarks: Can Do Statements

The Can Do Statements are based on the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB). They describe what learners can do at benchmarks 1 to 12 in the skills of Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. The purpose of these statements is to present some of the information in the CLB document in language that is accessible to learners….

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Canadian Race Relations Foundation: Competencies for the Management of Diversity

Community-based training for educators and community leaders in the management of diversity In this guide for practitioners, the focus is on cultural diversity and identity and how these impact citizenship skills and competencies. The guide covers themes and topics for professional development related to how to integrate and teach diversity in a global world.

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Care for Newcomer Children (CNC): A Step-by-Step Guide for New Programs

Care for Newcomer Children (CNC): A Step-by-Step Guide for New Programs provides organizations with the information, tools and resources they need to start up and manage a safe and successful CNC program. In it, you will find: – implementation checklists – sample policies and procedures – templates, and – supporting resource CMAS consultants are also…

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CCPA: “They Can Live a Life Here” – Current and Past Tenants’ Experiences with IRCOM’s Model of Housing and Wrap-Around Supports

Finding affordable, secure, good quality housing is an essential and immediate part of the early settlement process for immigrants and refugees. Yet, obtaining appropriate housing can be daunting and often impossible in housing markets with a dearth of affordable housing and low vacancy rates. Newcomers are often unfamiliar with the particularities of local practices, lack…

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CCPA: Making Social Housing Friendly for Resettling Refugees

This work is an extension of a longer-term project that began in 2015, in which the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives partnered with Welcome Place, the housing arm of the Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council (MIIC), which provides housing, legal and settlement supports for newly arriving refugees in Winnipeg. Three main objectives animate this larger research…

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CCR: Promoting Positive Opinion Toolkit

“Welcoming refugees benefits both communities where they settle and the people who are able to escape persecution and build new lives. Those involved in welcoming refugees know this well, but not everyone does. There is a constant need to counter misperceptions and promote better understanding about refugees. This toolkit is intended to help us get…

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CERI: Youth Engagement in Ethnocultural Organizations in Winnipeg

This report supplements a previous report, “Ethnocultural Community Organizations in Winnipeg: A Legacy Document“, that was written in 2018. Collectively, the two documents explore the role of ethnocultural community groups and organizations in providing services and supports for newcomers, and particularly refugees, in Winnipeg. The legacy document was written first to serve the immediate knowledge…

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