Category: Sector Partnerships

Improving Settlement Services Across Canada

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration has just released its report on Improving Settlement Services Across Canada.  The report was presented to the House on June 19, 2019. The Committee studied settlement services provided for newcomers focusing on the range of services available and best practices in service delivery; criteria for…

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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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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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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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CISSA-ACSEI Reimaging Financial Management Approaches within the Contribution Agreement Framework

The Canadian Immigrant Settlement Sector Alliance – Alliance canadienne du secteur de l’établissement des immigrants (CISSA-ACSEI) is the immigrant settlement sector’s pan-Canadian voice. The following final version of the CISSA-ACSEI Discussion Paper entitled Reimaging Financial Management Approaches within the CA Framework has been shared with the sector. CISSA-ACSEI Reimagining CA Financial Management – 2020 and…

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IOM/ OIM: COVID-19 Analytical Snapshots

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has produced COVID-19 Analytical Snapshots, a series of 1-2 page snapshots on the latest analyses from around the world on the migration and mobility-related issues stemming from COVID-19. These COVID-19 Analytical Snapshots are designed to capture the latest information and analysis in a fast-moving environment. Download the Snapshots |…

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IRCC Gender Based Violence Settlement Sector Strategy Partnership – Winter 2020 Bulletin & Webinar Slides

In April 2019, with funding from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), four organizations from the anti-violence and settlement sectors, partnered to begin collaborative work on developing a national strategy to address GBV for newcomers and refugees. In coming together, the partners saw it as critically important to build on the expertise of the many…

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IRCC: Dashboard on francophone immigration 2019

In 2019, IRCC Minister launched “Meeting Our Objectives: Francophone Immigration Strategy”. This Strategy displays the vision of Canada with regard to Francophone immigration in FMCs. It is an exhaustive roadmap to achieve three main objectives to support the vitality of those communities: Increase Francophone immigration to reach a target of 4.4% of French-speaking immigrants outside…

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IRCC: Summary Report – Consultations on Priorities for the Settlement Program and Resettlement Assistance Program 2019 National Call for Proposals

Consultations were held over the summer and fall of 2018 on the priorities for the Settlement Program and Resettlement Assistance Program 2019 National Call for Proposals. The objectives of these consultations were to: Collect insight and obtain input from participants on recommended priorities for the National Call for Proposals for the Settlement and Resettlement Assistance…

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