Check out: "Nov 21, 2022 Immigration Weekly"

Posted on Tuesday November 29, 2022

Check out: "Nov 21, 2022 Immigration Weekly" for the latest events, information and resources related to COVID-19 and immigration in Waterloo Region. Find out about:

Immigration Partnership News
1. Coming Next Week: 2022 Waterloo Region Migration Film Festival (WRMFF)
2. Tomorrow: 2022 Newcomer Landlord Award
3. Webinar for Employers: Business Growth Series: Is your Team Quietly Quitting?
4. Fresh Innovators WR Speaker Series: Supporting Newcomers Coming to the Region

Community Partner Highlights
5. Immigrant Services and Interpretation Open
6. We Want to Hear from You: Share your First Job Experience as a Newcomer in Canada
7. Community Engagement Opportunity: Input Needed for Waterloo Region’s 2023 Plan and Budget

Refugee Integration Updates
8. Supporting Afghan and Other Refugee Resettlement in Waterloo Region
9. In Solidarity with Ukraine
10. Maryhill group home to become ‘guest house’ for up to 22 Ukrainian refugees

Information and Resources
11. Giving Tuesday: November 29
12. Making Decisions About your Future Career
13. Fostering Canadian Integration for Internationally Educated Health Professionals (IEHPs)
14. University of Waterloo Joins International Education Week Celebration

Events and Webinars
15. IN HER SHOES: Newcomer Women, Fall session: Nov 21
16. Migration, Governance and Gender, Nov 22, 10am-4pm EST
17. Addressing Inequities within Environmental Sustainability, Nov 22, 11- 1pm
18. Language Interpreter Training virtual information session, Nov 23, 7-8pm
19. Healthy Eating for Newcomers. A Library Settlement Partnership Program, Nov 23, 6pm
20. IRCC-PHAC Information session about COVID-19 vaccines, Nov 22, 12:30pm
21. Towards Equity and Anti-Racism in Canada's Immigration System, Nov 24-26
22. Technology and Your Online Job Search Workshop, Multiples Dates
23. ExtravArtganza, Nov 26, 10am-4pm
24. Program and Career Advising for Newcomers, Nov 30, 6pm ET
25. Rent to Reflect: Community Information Session, Nov 30, 7-7:30pm

Other Resources and News
26. Canada bets big on immigration, but newcomers' skills and education are being wasted The Star news, Nov 19, 2022
27 Black councillor takes his seat, moving Waterloo closer to reflecting the region’s most racially diverse city The Record, Nov 19, 2022
28. Region of Waterloo spends $50,000 on research initiative to combat homelessness CityNews Everywhere, Nov 19, 2022
29.Here's a list of holiday events on tap for Waterloo Region CityNews Everywhere, Nov 19, 2022
30. UNHCR: Refugees and displaced people need seats at COP28 table Reliefweb News, Nov 20, 2022
31. Canada makes 16 new jobs eligible for permanent residence, including nurse aides Global News, Nov 18, 2022
32. Scarborough playwright Kanika Ambrose shines a light on immigration and motherhood The Star news, Nov 18, 2022
33. Wave of sickness sees uptick in demand for free COVID test kits CityNews Everywhere, Nov 18, 2022
34. Yang Yum: Secret Korean Recipe in Waterloo delivers the yum Waterloo Chronicle, Nov 18, 2022
35. Landlord doubles rent for Syrian refugees using exemption that allows for unlimited increases Cambridge Times, Nov 16, 2022
36. We're hiring: Indigenous reporters, Storytellers, Knowledge Keepers and Teachers Waterloo Chronicle, Nov 18, 2022

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