Recording: Supporting those who have experienced racism

This is a recording of components of the training organized by Immigration Partnership Winnipeg, in collaboration with MANSO and Strangers in New Homelands. The training was held on July 23rd, 2020. Our sincere thanks to our planning committee, group facilitators, and especially our presenters Mandela Kuet, Roselyn Advincula, Dr. Kathy Hogarth and Dr. Buster Ogbuagu….

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…

Recording: Office of the Manitoba Fairness Commissioner (OMFC) Webinar June 2020

This video shares the presentation portion of a webinar recorded on June 16th, 2020. The goal of the webinar was to help newcomer service providers understand what fairness means for regulated professions as the OMFC works towards ensuring that registration practices are fair to internationally educated applicants. Eileen May & Robert Millman, Policy Analysts with…

The Social Impacts of COVID-19 Online Conference Series

Metropolis North America and the COVID-19 Social Impacts Network hosted a series of online conferences and events to explore the impact of COVID-19 on migrations and mobility in North America, as well as its impacts on Canadian youth and Indigenous Peoples. May 21, 2020 – Social impacts of COVID-19 on Canadian youth (nation-wide survey among the…

Food Insecurity in Manitoba Videos (English with English subtitles)

Food Insecurity in Manitoba, is a series of 3 short videos (5 minutes each) focused on Experiences, Causes, and Solutions to food insecurity in Manitoba. The video series was launch on April 21, 2020. Using a montage of voices, the videos provide a snapshot of some of the systemic barriers to accessing safe, nutritious, and…

Webinar: Building connection over video platforms

Amid the current COVID-19 situation, we have been seeing our sector shifting our nature of work and using technology innovatively to be able to continue our work to serve newcomers. Jackie Hogue, in collaboration with MANSO, has made the following resources available to MANSO member organizations. This could be used as a guide and tips…

Manitoba Non-EIA Rent Assist program

On January 30, 2020, MANSO and our Housing committee (with the support of New Journey Housing) hosted a Non-EIA Rent Assist Webinar session. Below is the list of resources and contact information. *Please note that the Rent Assist program will be updated every July 1st on the Province of Manitoba website, so please make sure…

AMSSA: Migrant Worker Hub

The Migrant Worker Hub is a digital resource centre with tools and information to strengthen the knowledge and capacity of individuals, employers, unions, professional associations and organizations supporting Migrant Workers in British Columbia. Some of the content is specific to British Columbia, but some is relevant to those in all provinces (eg: webinar on ‘Recognizing…

Resources on Anti-Spam Legislation: Tech Soup – How to be CASL and GDPR Compliant

Like any organization operating in Canada, nonprofits need to comply with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) if they send “commercial” electronic messages (including electronic newsletters). But other data privacy rules from Europe now apply as well! If you have members, donors or website visitors from the EU, you must be in compliance with the GDPR, Europe’s…

CMAS Online Learning

CMAS has some helpful online tutorials and webinars for programs offering Care for Newcomer Children.