Category: Information and Orientation Resources

IPW – Report “Fostering Safe Spaces for Dialogue and Relationship-Building Between Newcomers and Indigenous Peoples”

“Fostering Safe Spaces for Dialogue and Relationship-Building Between Newcomers and Indigenous Peoples” report, by the Immigration Partnership Winnipeg (IPW), has been launched. The main recommendation is to provide an orientation tool kit that contains information about Indigenous history and culture, and treaties, while facilitating discussions about stereotypes, telling positive stories about Indigenous communities and listing…

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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 Please note, some of the information about young workers under 18 is out of date.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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Canada’s Food Guide: Snapshot (Multilingual)

Food Guide Snapshot is now available in 28 languages. The Food Guide’s healthy eating messages are now accessible and useful for people living in Canada who speak languages other than English or French, including Indigenous Peoples, ethnic groups and newcomers to Canada. The Snapshot is now available in the following additional languages: Indigenous: Dene, Michif, Ojibwe,…

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Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR): Information on Pilot for Excluded Family Members

Pilot for Excluded Family Members: Practical Information: This document provides basic information for newcomers and those who support them about a pilot project that allows some people to sponsor family members who were not originally declared to immigration authorities (and who are therefore Excluded Family Members). https://ccrweb.ca/en/pilot-excluded-family-members-practical-information ———————– Projet pilote pour les membres de la famille…

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Entry Program: Health, Employment, Law, Places Resource Sheets (EN & FR)

Altered Minds Inc. – Entry Program regularly updates these Resource Sheets on Health, Employment, Law & Places. They are available online in English and French, as well as many other languages via ‘subscription’ (coming soon).

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Entry Program: Videos

The Entry Program (by Altered Minds Inc.) has a series of videos on a variety of orientation topics on their website.  These are free resources which can be used by individuals and service providers, featuring guest speakers to the Entry Program. Topics include: Health, Cultural Adaptation, Employment, Income Tax, Housing, Laws, Child Welfare, Language Classes…

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Family Law Overview: Presentation for Settlement Workers

On December 4, 2018 the Settlement and Integration Policy Branch hosted an information webinar on family law issues for settlement workers. The webinar was led by Jocelyn Kapusta, Legal Counsel with the Family, Children and Youth Section at the Department of Justice Canada and Victoria Stillie from the Policy Centre for Victim Issues at the…

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