Events & Articles

November 08, 2017

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program invites you to a webinar: Information on Refugee Sponsorship Processing at Visa Offices - Asia.

This webinar series will provide new and experienced sponsors with specific information on how refugee sponsorship applications are processed once they are sent to Canadian Visa Offices abroad.

This webinar will focus on refugees in host countries located in Asia.

Attendees will learn about: processing challenges at specific Visa Offices; the main reasons for refusals; and, trends and emerging issues.

October 30, 2017

The Guardian - Basel Alrashdan could speak little English when he first arrived to P.E.I. as a refugee in late December 2015.

Now less than two years later, the 12-year-old Charlottetown resident is preparing to share his family’s story at the U.N.

Alrashdan and his family were among the first families to arrive on P.E.I. under the federal government’s promise of resettling 25,000 Syrian refugees.

October 20, 2017

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) and the Refugee Sponsorship Support Program (Refugee SSP), are hosting a free workshop in Toronto for Groups of Five and Community Sponsors interested in sponsoring Eritrean refugees.

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October 19, 2017

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program - RSTP is organizing a free webinar: Private Sponsorship of Refugees: Supporting Settlement and Integration.

This webinar will cover:

  • Sponsors’ responsibilities
  • Connecting with Settlement Services for Newcomers
  • Ethical Considerations in Sponsorship
  • Managing Expectations
  • Preparing for Month 13 

Date: Wednesday October 25, 2017
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

September 25, 2017

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program, in collaboration with York University's Centre for Refugee Studies and Syria Response and Refugee Initiative, invites you to a workshop  for new and experienced sponsors on Month 13 Planning.

Attendees will learn about:

September 22, 2017

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program invites you to a free webinar: Private Sponsorship of Refugees: Supporting Settlement and Integration.

This webinar will cover:

  • Sponsors’ responsibilities
  • Connecting with Settlement Services for Newcomers
  • Ethical Considerations in Sponsorship
  • Managing Expectations
  • Preparing for Month 13

Date: October 25, 2017
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

September 22, 2017

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program invites you to a free webinar: Private Sponsorship of Refugees: Group of Five and Community Sponsor.

This webinar will cover:

September 22, 2017

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program invites you to a free webinar: Introduction to PSR.

This webinar will cover:

  • Launch of PSR program
  • Program evolvement over the years
  • PSR as part of Resettlement
  • Eligibility criteria for sponsors and refugee applicants
  • Sponsorship process

Date: October 6, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

To register please click here

September 22, 2017

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program invites you to a free webinar on calculating the sponsorship costs for Groups of Five as this is one of the areas of some complexity for many G5 groups and it one of the main reasons G5 sponsorship applications get returned/rejected by IRCC.

September 20, 2017

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP), will be hosting a Webinar for Private Sponsorship of Refugees: Supporting Settlement and Integration.

This webinar will cover:

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