Canada’s private refugee sponsorship program is a remarkable example of cooperation between grassroots religious groups and the Canadian government. In what ways has the development of private sponsorship been influenced by religious groups, and how do religious groups engage with government processes in the work of refugee resettlement?Cent
Events & Articles
Center for Refugee Studies (CRS) Seminar : Religious Groups and Refugee Sponsorship: Reflections from Strangers to Neighbours: Refugee Sponsorship in Context
January 25, 2021
January 22, 2021
Sponsorship groups are responsible for providing income support, plus start-up costs, to the refugee(s) they sponsor.
January 15, 2021
The Ontario government has issued an emergency order to temporarily pause the enforcement of residential evictions and ensure people are not forced to leave their homes during the provincial declaration of emergency and while the stay-at-home-order is in force.
E-learning Training on: Creating Inclusive Spaces for Immigrants & Refugees with In/Visible Disabilities
January 14, 2021
OCASI - Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants cordially is pleased to announce our English Self-Directed E-learning Training on: Creating Inclusive Spaces for Immigrants and Refugees with In/Visible Disabilities.
January 13, 2021
The provincial government announced today an immediate emergency order to reduce public mobility due to the recent critical rise in COVID cases.
January 12, 2021
RSTP (Refugee Sponsorhip Training Program) in collaboration with the Jumpstart Refugee Talent is pleased to invite sponsors and the sponsored newcomers to attend the following informative and interactive webinar:
January 08, 2021
Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, the government of Canada has issued several guidelines that need to be followed when you fly to Canada. These measures were put in place in order to slow the spread of Covid-19 in Canada.
January 06, 2021
- What are the requirements for the arrival to Canada?
January 06, 2021
This presentation is by Ammar Alfakosh, a former Syrian refugee that was sponsored to Canada via the PSR program by the First Unitarian Fellowship of Nanaimo:
Rising from the Ashes
Presented by Ammar Alfakosh
January 04, 2021
The Canadian Council for Refugees and the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) invite you to attend a virtual meeting with representatives from IRCC.