Transgender Community Resource List

Klinic Community Health has compiled a list of resources for the transgender community in Manitoba. Most of the in-person resource is in Winnipeg however, a list of online resources is also available on page 3 of the document šŸ³ļøā€šŸŒˆ Trans Health Klinic is a specialized program thatĀ provides care to Trans individuals > 16 Ā½Ā  years…

Positive Spaces Starter Kit for settlement agencies – LGBTQIA+ newcomers (EN/FR)

TheĀ Positive Spaces Initiative Starter Kit was designed by OCASI in 2009 with the intention of supporting settlement agencies in the beginning phases of creating Positive Spaces. Specifically tailored to the settlement sector in Ontario, it contains five fact sheets and five stories drawn from interviews with LGBTQIA+ newcomers, staff, and allies who participated in the…

LGBTQ Glossary of Terms (available in English & French)

This is the complete list of terms and definitions used in the OCASI Positive Spaces training modules. Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) is the umbrella organization for the sector in Ontario. The resource is available inĀ French (FranƧais)Ā andĀ English.

Words Matter – Guidelines on Using Inclusive Language in the Workplace (BC Government)

This guide supports BC Public Service employees to model the use of inclusive language in the workplace and with citizens, however the principles and information included in the resource is relevant to all workplaces. Inclusive language is language that is free from words, phrases or tones that reflect prejudiced, stereotyped or discriminatory views of particular…

Prairie & Northern Territories (PNT) LGBTQ+ Newcomers Settlement Conference Report

On September 25 and 26, 2017, Centre for Newcomers in Calgary, Alberta hosted a two-day conference: the Prairie and Northern Territories (PNT) LGBTQ+ Newcomers Settlement Conference convened and funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The conference featured a diverse program of speakers with a range of personal and professional experiences supporting LGBTQ+ newcomers…