Events & Articles

February 16, 2021

Thousands of tenants across Ontario have fallen behind on rent due to the pandemic. Facing risk of eviction, many tenants find themselves uncertain about their rights as they struggle to keep their housing. What options do tenants have to deal with rent arrears and possible eviction? What can tenants do if they have been pressured into repayment plans with landlords who may use these to enforce an eviction?

Our legal expert will answer these questions and more. Updates on the eviction moratorium and Bill 184 will also be provided.

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February 12, 2021

This session webinar will provide an in-depth look at the financial and settlement responsibilities of sponsors under the Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) program, including: how long sponsors are expected to provide financial support to refugees sponsored under the PSR program; situations that may change the amount of financial support that sponsors are expected to provide once the refugees arrive in Canada; and, an overview of sponsors’ settlement responsibilities under the program and how settlement agencies can assist sponsors with fulfilling their settlement responsibilities.

February 12, 2021

This session will provide an in-depth look at how to submit a refugee sponsorship application under the Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) program to the Resettlement Operations Centre – Ottawa (ROC-O) via email and when and how to update an application after submission.

Date: February 25, 2021
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Where: Virtual

February 12, 2021

Are you calculating your G5 or CS sponsorship costs right?

February 12, 2021

This session will provide an in-depth look at how to prepare applications to sponsor refugees under the Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) program, including how to complete the application forms (for Groups of Five, Community Sponsors and the refugees being sponsored); and, what supporting documents must be included with the application package to ensure that the application is complete.

February 12, 2021

This session will provide an in-depth look at the Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) program, including an overview of Canada’s refugee sponsorship and resettlement programs; who can sponsor under the PSR program; the eligibility and admissibility requirements for refugees being sponsored under the PSR program; the importance of refugee status documents and who needs them; and, an overview of the application process.

Date: Feb 22, 2021
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. CDT
Where: Virtual

February 01, 2021

Refugees, private sponsors and settlement workers have different roles within the Private Sponsorship of Refugee Program.

January 30, 2021

The Centre for Refugee Studies and the Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean are pleased to present their 2021 virtual student conference. 

January 29, 2021

Canadians are strongly advised to cancel or postpone any non-essential travel plans outside of Canada. Now is not the time to travel. Additionally, air travellers who decide to travel for non-essential reasons will face new expenses when they return to Canada. This is in addition to providing proof of a negative pre-departure test.

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