Check out: "Nov 28, 2022 Immigration Weekly"

Posted on Tuesday November 29, 2022

Check out: "Nov 28, 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. 28 Initiatives by Community Organizations and Groups Funded to Support Immigrants and Refugees
2. Coming Back This Week: 2022 Waterloo Region Migration Film Festival (WRMFF)
3. Meet This Year's Newcomer Landlord Award Recipients
4. This Thursday: Business Growth Series: Is your Team Quietly Quitting?
5. Fresh Innovators WR Speaker Series: Supporting Newcomers Coming to the Region

Community Partner Highlights
6. Immigrant Services and Interpretation Open
7. Last Day to Complete: Skill Development Programs & Service Gaps Survey
8. Community Engagement Opportunity: Input Needed for Waterloo Region’s 2023 Plan and Budget

Refugee Integration Updates
9. Supporting Afghan and Other Refugee Resettlement in Waterloo Region
10. Admissions of Afghan Refugees: Exploring the #WelcomeAfghans Commitment
11. In Solidarity with Ukraine
12. Local Group Receives Housing Grant to Support Ukrainian Families

Information and Resources
13. Tomorrow: Supportive Care Information Session
14. Giving Tuesday is Tomorrow, November 29
15. Supporting Newcomers with Disabilities

Events and Webinars
16. Central Library Tour for Newcomers, Nov 28, 10am
17. Program and Career Advising for Newcomers, Nov 30, 6pm ET
18. Rent to Reflect: Community Information Session, Nov 30, 7-7:30pm
19. COVID 1000 and Beyond: Building Better Cities for a Robust Recovery, Dec 7, 11am-3pm ET
20. Gender-Based Violence: Strengthening Supports and Services for Muslim Women and Girls, Dec 8, 12-1pm
21. Maccabeats Concert, Dec 10, 7:30pm
22. HEIA Tool to Assess Equity Impacts of Programs and Services for Newcomers, Dec 15, 1:30-2:30pm EST
23. Community Kwanzaa Celebration, Dec 17, 3pm

Other Resources and News
24. Canada wants to welcome 500,000 immigrants a year by 2025. Can our country keep up? The Globe and Mail, Nov 26, 2022
25. Afghans who worked on Canadian-funded projects feel abandoned waiting for refuge in Pakistan The Globe and Mail, Nov 26, 2022
26. Netflix biodrama draws attention to real-life refugee-turned-Olympian UN News, Nov 25, 2022
27. Ontario Preparing More Students for Careers in the Skilled Trades Ontario Newsroom, Nov 24, 2022
28. Dining: Bello Mio in downtown Kitchener offers up Italian classics you won’t soon forget The Record, Nov 24, 2022
29. October was Islamic Heritage month — why did we need this? Waterloo Chronicle, Nov 18, 2022
30. Yang Yum: Secret Korean Recipe in Waterloo delivers the yum Waterloo Chronicle, Nov 18, 2022
31. Solving labour shortages in key sectors like health care, construction, and transportation: Workers from 16 new occupations now eligible for permanent residence Government of Canada, Nov 16, 2022

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