Events & Articles

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: 

August 12, 2019

Submitting an application for refugee sponsorship can be quite stressful.

To maximize your prospects of a successful application, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program is organizing a webinar. 

Participants will be able to: 

  • Get an overview of the application process

  • Know recent updates and changes made to processing 

  • Know who can be included in an application

August 08, 2019

Earlier in 2019, the Citizens For Public Justice (CPJ) launched their report The Most Vulnerable which explored how different stakeholders can apply an intersectional approach to their different areas of policy making and advocacy efforts. 

Following this report, the CPJ is organizing a panel of discussion. 

The panelists will discuss best practices, and give recommendations on how to improve intersectionality within movements that aim to uphold the rights of refugees. 

July 30, 2019

Tolerance, respect, and community orientation characterize Canadian society. Though people tend to be individualistic, contributing to the betterment of the community is a priority. The nation’s role in the United Nations’ peacemaking missions and contribution to foreign aid are proof that Canadians love community contribution. 

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