Events & Articles

September 10, 2019

What are the sponsors’ financial responsibilities according to the sponsorship agreement? 

That is a question that the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) will try to answer through a webinar. 

Participants will be able to get:

  • An overview of the Resettlement Assistance Program’s (RAP) rate 

  • A demonstration of how to use the RAP rates to calculate the minimum level of financial support required on arrival

September 10, 2019


How do refugees interpret, create and pursue solutions to their plight? 

This is an aspect that the book Refugees’ Roles In Resolving Displacement And Building Peace explores. 

The book speaks both to academic debates and to the and human rights scholars who are concerned with the nature and dynamics of agency in contentious political contexts. 

The Refugee Hub & LERRN are organizing the book launch along with a panel of discussion. 

September 05, 2019

Who can sponsor And Who Can Be Sponsored - 11th of September  

The private sponsorship of refugees can be quite complex.

The refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RTSP) is organizing a webinar to help you grasp how it works.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Who can sponsor under the private sponsorship of refugees program

  • The specific requirements for Groups Of Five and Community Sponsors

September 05, 2019

As Canadian employers gradually tape into refugee talent, Jumpstart Refugee Talent is organizing a panel of discussion. 

The panelists will share their experiences on the project they have been working on which connects employers with refugee talent.

Participants will learn how sourcing talent within the refugee populations can be beneficial and will learn more about the movement which is building a global refugee talent pipeline for companies and communities across Canada. 

August 26, 2019


Maybe you still have questions in regards to sponsoring a refugee as a Group Of Five.

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing an information session to walk you through the different steps. 

The following topics will be covered:

  • Who is eligible to sponsor?

  • What are the requirements to be sponsored?

  • Sponsors’ financial and non-financial responsiblities

August 16, 2019

Month 13 is a significant stage in the sponsorship experience. 

After all, it entails that the refugee will no longer receive financial support from his sponsor. 

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar to help you prepare for that transitional period. 

The following topics will be covered: 

  • When should sponsor start preparing for Month 13 

August 14, 2019

Investing in refugee talent can be quite rewarding for  employers. 

The Jumpstart Refugee Talent is organizing a panel of discussion on an innovative pilot project that connects employers with refugee talent. 

The panelists will share their experience participating in this project.

Participants will be able to learn more about the movement that builds a global refugee talent pipeline for companies and communities across Canada. 

August 12, 2019

Helping the refugee you sponsored settle in Canada requires a lot of preparation. 

To help you get ready for the arrival of the refugee, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar.

The following topics will be covered: 

  • A recap of the Sponsors’ settle and financial responsibilities

  • A review of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on post-arrival financial support

August 12, 2019

There are always unforeseen events that happen in life. 

Did you have any change in circumstances since you submitted your application for private sponsorship of refugees?

If this is the case, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar to help you notify Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) about any update in your application. 

Participants will be able to know: 

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