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…

ISSofBC – Welcome to our Homelands (Multilingual videos & Study guides)

“Welcome to our Homelands” is an Indigenous welcome to newcomers video and study guide produced by Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSofBC) in partnership with Indigenous organizations in Vancouver and elsewhere. Thanks to indigenous filmmaker Kamala Todd, study guide author Kory Wilson, and Indigenous Advisory Committee members for their work on this project. In 2020,…

Evaluating Refugee Program – resource, webiar and toolkit

The Evaluation Refugee Program project was an initiative to build the evaluation capacity of the refugee sector across Canada in order to improve supports and outcomes for refugee newcomers. Funded by IRCC under the Service Delivery Improvements program, the project started in 2019 and ended in March 2021. Check out this summary to learn about…

Health Literacy Partnerships: Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association (CIWA)

This project aims to improve health outcomes for low literacy newcomer women, including refugees, with this series of tools and resources. These tools help people access healthcare services by learning to navigate the healthcare system better, reducing the barriers to accessing services and improving health literacy outcomes. They can be used by healthcare professionals and language instructors,…

Working with Interpreters: Video Series

This video series has five short segments to help staff of the settlement and integration sector work well with interpreters. *Please note that some videos contain profanity and/or sexual terms and should not be viewed with children present* These videos are currently available only to staff & volunteers of MANSO member organizations, and are on…