Resettlement Plus: An online resource on refugee resettlement

Resettlement Plus is a shared project by the University of Ottawa Refugee Hub and the University of Toronto, which hosts a searchable and browsable database of resources about resettlement, community-based refugee sponsorship and complementary pathways, like family reunification, education pathways and employment pathways. This knowledge platform collects, organizes, and shares information from around the world,…

Childcare Assistant EAL Curriculum: Building CLB 3, 4, 5 Language Skills

  The Childcare Assistant EAL Curriculum, funded by the Manitoba Association of Newcomer Serving Organizations (MANSO), is designed to support newcomers at CLB 3, 4, and 5 who have different levels of interest in, and experience with, early childhood education as a career.  With the support of MANSO’s Care for Newcomer Children Committee, a partnership…

Indigenous Orientation Toolkit for Newcomers to Canada

The Indigenous Orientation Toolkit (IOTK), initiated by Immigration Partnership Winnipeg, is designed to be a tool to enhance bridges between the Indigenous and newcomer communities and to educate them about Indigenous history, culture and contemporary realities. The IOTK also aims to combat oppressive beliefs and stereotypes about Indigenous peoples by seeking to build awareness, debunk…

The World Is Bright Discussion & Lesson Guide for English Language Learners

This educational guide offers a variety of activities for teachers of English language learners to use with students to accompany a screening of the film The World Is Bright. The combined audio-visual nature of film provides an access point for students to become familiar with English-language stories and media in an immersive and engaging format….

“Welcome to Canada and Your New School” – The Newcomer’s Guide to the Canadian School System

This guide, developed by the Prairie and Northern Territories (PNT) Settlement Worker in School (SWIS) Coordinator who is part of the Saskatchewan Settlement Umbrella – SAISIA, will present newcomer families and students with important information about the public school system in Canada. The information will provide parents/guardians with a better understanding of what to expect during…