Check out: "May 1, 2023 Immigration Weekly"

Posted on Monday May 01, 2023

Check out: "May 1, 2023 Immigration Weekly" for the latest events, information and resources related to immigration in Waterloo Region. Find out about:

Territorial Acknowledgement

Immigration Partnership News
1. Business Growth Series: Navigating Work Permits, Pathways to Permanent Residency, LMIA and More
2. Multicultural Connections 2023
3. Become an Immigrant Survey Ambassador

Immigration Partnership Resources
4. Interpretation Best Practices Checklist
5. Waterloo Region Employer Playbook
In Solidarity with Turkey & Syria
6. Donate Today - Earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria Emergency | UNHCR Canada
7. Donate to the Earthquake in Turkiye and Syria Appeal - ETSA MWF Don (
8. Syria and Türkiye earthquake | Mennonite Central Committee (
9. Donate - Humanitarian Coalition | Türkiye and Syria Earthquake Appeal
10. Canada announces support for Turkish and Syrian temporary residents
11. Muslim Social Services of Waterloo Region is offering free counseling services to people in the region

Community Partner Highlights
12. Settlement Services
13. Language Learning Services
14. Health & Mental Health Services
15. Employment Services
16. Progressive Leadership Program: Immigration and Settlement
17. Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre is Hiring!
18. Connecting Families with Early Learning and Child Care: Meet the ELCC Navigators
19. Tax Time
20. Key Dates for 2022 Taxes

Refugee Integration Updates
21. Supporting Afghan and Other Refugee Resettlement in Waterloo Region
22. In Solidarity with Ukraine
23. Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline Campaign

Information and Grants
24. Tickets available for Annual Hats Off to Mom! Event
25. Region of Waterloo Upstream Fund
26. Apply for a Capital Grant to Improve your Non-Profit’s Infrastructure and Benefit your Community
27. Metropolis Social Determinants of Health Conference: Lessons Learned and Opportunities: Moving Forward in the Post-Pandemic Era
28. What Does it Mean to Be a Host
29. Un Guide Pour Tous
30. Find the Perfect Mentor to Help you Become a Licensed health Professional in Canada

Events and Webinars
Upcoming Events
31. Reflections on Canada's Immigration Narrative: A Roundtable Discussion Moderated by Nan Kiwanuka - May 9, 2023, 6:30 - 8:30PM
32. Sustainable Health Resources and Information for Newcomers – May 10, 2023, 1:00PM
33. McGill Summer Institutes in Global Health - May 23 - June 16, 2023, Online and in-person courses
34. Datafication of Borders and Migration - May 25, 2023, 9:30AM - 4:15PM (Hybrid)
35. Multiculturalism at a Crossroads - May 30, 2023, 10:00AM - 4:15PM (Hybrid)
Ongoing Events
36. Practice your English - Every Monday, until Jun. 19, 2023, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
37. Let’s Talk - Every Tuesday, until Jun. 20, 2023, 5:00PM - 7:00PM
38. Practice your English - Every Wednesday, until Jun. 21, 2023, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
39. 2023 English Conversation Circles - Every Tuesday, until Jun. 22, 2023 11:00AM - 12:30PM (Online) and 6:30PM - 8:00PM (In-person)
40. Women's English Conversation Circles - Every Thursday, until Jun. 22, 2023, 10:00AM - 11:30AM (In-person)

Other Resources and News
41. Sudanese nationals can extend their stay in Canada from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Newsroom, Apr. 29, 2023
42. Plans for 'Stop the War' rally in support of Sudanese-Canadians announced from City News, Apr. 26, 2023
43. Canada to provide support to Sudanese nationals from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Newsroom, Apr. 24, 2023

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