Cultural awareness

Overview of Canadian Society

Tolerance, respect, and community orientation characterize Canadian society. Though people tend to be individualistic, contributing to the betterment of the community is a priority. The nation’s role in the United Nations’ peacemaking missions and contribution to foreign aid are proof that Canadians love community contribution. 

Developing Cultural Sensitivity And Competence

Cultural sensitivity is a set of skills that enables one to understand and learn about other people whose background is different from theirs.

This skill set is very important for sponsors who will have to deal with refugees who are of different cultures.

To help you develop cultural awareness, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program is organizing a webinar.

This webinar will provide private sponsors with information pertaining to cross-cultural communication styles.

The following topics will be covered: