Check out: "May 23, 2023 Immigration Weekly"

Posted on Tuesday May 23, 2023

Check out: "May 23, 2023 Immigration Weekly" for the latest events, information and resources related to immigration in Waterloo Region. Find out about:

Territorial Acknowledgement

Immigration Partnership Highlights
1. Immigration in Waterloo Region: Our Future State
2. Settlement Funding Preparatory Sessions
3. Immigration Partnership Annual Report 2022-2023
Immigration Partnership Resources
4. Interpretation Best Practices Checklist
5. Waterloo Region Employer Playbook

Community Partner Highlights
6. Settlement Services
7. Language Learning Services
8. Health & Mental Health Services
9. Employment Services
10. Youth Impact Survey
11.Strong, sustainable, together! The City of Waterloo’s draft Strategic Plan 2023-26 is available
12. The KW Multicultural Centre is looking for a Settlement Worker
13. The KW Multicultural Centre is looking for volunteers for the Conversational English Program

Refugee Integration Updates
14. Supporting Afghan and Other Refugee Resettlement in Waterloo Region
15. In Solidarity with Ukraine
16. Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline Campaign

Funding Opportunities
17. Local Food Infrastructure Fund
18. Apply for a Capital Grant to Improve your Non-Profit’s Infrastructure and Benefit your Community
19. Metropolis Social Determinants of Health Conference: Lessons Learned and Opportunities: Moving Forward in the Post-Pandemic Era
20. What Does it Mean to Be a Host
Resources
21. Un Guide Pour Tous
22. Find the Perfect Mentor to Help you Become a Licensed health Professional in Canada

Events and Webinars
Upcoming Events
23. McGill Summer Institutes in Global Health - May 23 - June 16, 2023, Online and in-person courses
24. KW4 OHT Community Engagement: Alzheimer's Society, May 24, 2023, 6:00PM - 6:45PM - Online
25. Turning the Smartphone into a Powerful Tool for Integration – May 24, 2023, 1:30PM – 2:30PM
26. Datafication of Borders and Migration - May 25, 2023, 9:30AM - 4:15PM (Hybrid)
27. Navigating Food Business Regulations - May 25, 2023, 3:00AP - 5:30PM, Hybrid
28. Multiculturalism at a Crossroads - May 30, 2023, 10:00AM - 4:15PM (Hybrid)
29. "Becoming Neighbours” World Refugee Day Waterloo Region Community Launch and Awards Event - June 4, 2023, 1:00PM - 3:00PM, The Museum, 10 King Street W, Kitchener
30. Older Adult Strategy town hall - June 6, 2023, 1:00PM - 3:00PM & June 7, 2023, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Langs Community Hub – Main Floor Room E106, 1145 Concession Road, Cambridge

Ongoing Events
31. In-person Exercise & Fall Prevention Sessions. Every Friday, until June 16, 2023, 11:45AM – 12:45AM
32. Practice your English - Every Monday, until Jun. 19, 2023, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
33. Let’s Talk - Every Tuesday, until Jun. 20, 2023, 5:00PM - 7:00PM
34. Healing Arts & Sounds of Belonging, Every Tuesday starting May 16, 2023, 5:30PM -7:00PM
35. Practice your English - Every Wednesday, until Jun. 21, 2023, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
36. 2023 English Conversation Circles - Every Tuesday, until Jun. 22, 2023 11:00AM - 12:30PM (Online) and 6:30PM - 8:00PM (In-person)
37. Women's English Conversation Circles - Every Thursday, until Jun. 22, 2023, 10:00AM - 11:30AM (In-person)

News
38. ‘Game changer’: Ontario engineers remove Canadian work experience requirement for immigrants from Toronto Star, May 23, 2023
39. Late-night texts, secret jobs, constant fear: Inside an undocumented worker’s life in the shadows and a new federal program that could change her life from Toronto Star, May 23, 2023
40. Renewed calls for housing in Waterloo region to support Ukrainian refugees from CTV News Kitchener, May 21, 2023
41. Canada and Finland sign new youth mobility agreement from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Newsroom, May 19, 2023
42. Waterloo Region-based Changing the Flow pushes for period equity here and across Canada from The Record, May 19, 2023
43. How Canada works to help newcomer women across the country from CIC News, May 16, 2023

Funders’ acknowledgment

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