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 an online conference on May 22nd from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm (EDT) to look at the impact of COVID-19 on migration and mobility in the United States, Canada and Mexico and examine possibilities for cooperation between researchers, policy-makers and civil society across our three countries….

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.

CAMH: The Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project

This project is an evidence-based, capacity-building initiative designed to enhance your knowledge and skills as a settlement, social or health service provider, to appropriately respond to the unique mental health needs of new immigrants and refugees, and to foster inter-sector and inter-professional collaboration. The project will contribute to advancing the network of service provision for…

Manitoba Housing Webinar: Changes to Social Housing Rental Program

On August 17th, 2017, Manitoba Housing staff gave an overview of the Social Housing Rental Program, highlighting recent changes, including the new application form and interview process. Presenters: Darlene March – District Manager – SHRPII Project Lead and Lynn Giesbrecht – District Manager, SHRPII team member This webinar was hosted by MANSO’s Housing Committee and…