Events & Articles

February 10, 2020

The Midaynta Community Services is organizing its 4th annual youth resilience conference. This year’s conference will bring multiple stakeholders such as youth community agencies, public institutions, government agencies, and scholars.

February 10, 2020

How do you provide support to separated refugee children? Toronto Newcomer Office might be able to provide you with answers through its information session.

February 03, 2020

Maybe you have been wanting to sponsor a refugee and do not know how to go about it? 

To help you realize your ambition, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar. 

The following topics will be covered:

Who can sponsor under the PSR Program 

What are the specific requirements for Groups of Five and community Sponsors?

Who can be sponsored? 

What are the refugee status documents? 

February 03, 2020

After sponsoring a family of 4 from Colombia, the Grantham Mennonite Brethren Church is a gala to raise money for the sponsorship of another family. 

The resettlement process is in partnership with the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), and the Blended Visa Office Referred Program (BVOR) which matches refugees identified for resettlement by the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) with private sponsors in Canada. 

You can help them by either attending the gala or contacting the church to make a donation. 

February 03, 2020

Unique in the world, Canada’s Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program (PSR) allows Canadians to offer protection and a new home to refugees. But what does it take to sponsor a refugee? The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar to walk you through the process.

January 30, 2020

Cultural Connectors is changing the ESL landscape by introducing the use of sound and the fundamentals of trauma-informed tutoring as a more holistic approach. Here is an overview of this innovative project.

January 29, 2020

There has been an ongoing debate on whether asylum seekers are fully protected against non-refoulement if there is no guarantee that justice can be exercised and will be fully respected and upheld. Sylvie Sarolea,  a Professor at Université catholique de Louvain will talk about this during an event organized by by the University of Ottawa Refugee Hub.

January 28, 2020

Making a refugee claim is far from being an easy task. The The Capital Rainbow Refuge is organizing an information session to walk through the refugee claim process.

January 23, 2020

Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations-Canada (UOSSM Canada) is organizing a symposium on trauma-informed care and refugee healthcare.

January 23, 2020

When #refugees use their own creativity, talents, ideas, opinions, and imagination to put on an original theatre show. Check this out if you want to break away from abstract discussions and instead build an understanding between newly arrived refugees and local populations.