Check out: "August 15, 2022 Immigration Weekly"

Posted on Tuesday August 16, 2022

Check out: "August 15, 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. Save the date: Waterloo Region Welcoming Week 2022
2. Apply Now: Two Funding Opportunities for Immigrant and Refugee Initiatives in Waterloo Region
3. This Fall: "Welcoming and Inclusive Workplaces: How to Recruit and Retain Talent"

Community Partner Highlights
4. Immigrant Services and Interpretation Open

Afghan and Other Refugee Integration Updates
5. Supporting Afghan and Other Refugee Resettlement in Waterloo Region
6. Today marks one year since Afghanistan fell into the hands of the Taliban
7. In Solidarity with Ukraine

Other Information and Resources
8. Supportive Care In Person Career Fair
9. Arts Grants Fund is Now Accepting Applications
10. Applications Now Open for Upstream Fund
11. Wellbeing Mini-Survey 2022
12. Racial Equity Fund

Virtual Events and Webinars
13. City of Waterloo Summer Events
14. Questions et problèmes courants sur la résidence temporaire et le parrainage Vendedi 19 août, de 14h à 15h15
15. Emancipation Day: Virtual Learning Circle, Aug 22, 12-1pm
16. ESL Book Club, Aug 22, 2pm
17. Startup Business Basics, Aug 23, 10-11am EDT
18. Newcomer Orientation Week , Aug 29-31, 9am -3pm
19. Accepting Identity & Finding Connection for 2SLGBTQ+ Newcomers, Aug 31, 6pm
20. Newcomers' Trip to Crow Shield Lodge, Sept 22, 9am-2pm
COVID 19 Coverage and other News
21. Kitchener refugee clinic over capacity, turning patients away and worried for the future CBC News, Aug 15, 2022
22. A year after the fall of Kabul, Canadian veterans urge Ottawa not to abandon Afghans trying to flee CBC news, Aug 15, 2022
23. ‘We’re trying to send love out into the world’: Wilmot blanket-making group providing comfort in Waterloo Region and beyond New hamburg Independent, Aug 15, 2022
24. Dr. Peter Lin on whether it may be time to take another look at the plan to "live with" Covid-19 CBC Radio, Aug 14, 2022
25. Neebing Indigenous art fair using new technology to tell old stories CityNews Everywhere, Aug 13, 2022
Writing the stories of Afghan women, one step at a time Toronto start, Aug 12, 2022


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