Check out: "January 10, 2022 Immigration Weekly"

Posted on Monday January 10, 2022

Check out: "January 10, 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. Last Days to Register for the January 12 Community Presentation of the 2021 Immigrant Survey Findings

Community Partner Highlights

2. Immigrant Services and Interpretation Open

3. Region of Waterloo Invites Residents to Share their Views on the Community Safety and Wellbeing Plan
4. Employers Are Encourage to Complete the EmployerOne Survey

Afghan and Other Refugee Integration Updates

5. Community members can support Afghan and other refugees arriving in the region

COVID-19 Information and Resources

6. Safe Voluntary Isolation Site Multilingual Resources
7. Supports for Small Businesses, Workers and Families

Other Information and Resources

8. Access to Justice for Refugees Report
9. Applications Are Now Open for the National Anti-Racism Fund
10. Recruitment Strategies to Attract Diverse Talent

Virtual Events and Webinars

11. YMCA Winter Programs for Newcomers
12. Virtual Practice Your English, January, Mondays, 2-3pm and Thursday, 11am-12pm
13. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Fundamentals, Jan 11, 1-2pm EST
14. Employer Knowledge Exchange, Jan 12, 9:30am
15. Best Practices in Recruiting & Retaining Newcomers in Green Jobs, Jan 12, 1-3pm
16. Lunch and Learn with the Coalition of Muslim Women: Gendered Islamophobia, Jan 21, 12-1pm
17. COMPASS Refugee Centre: 2021 Annual General Meeting, Jan 22, 10am
18. Let's Talk Newcomer Youth Winter 2022, Wednesdays, Feb 9-March 30, 6-7pm

COVID 19 Coverage and other News

19. Islam, Sikhism and why immigration drives religion in Canada: ‘It’s the curriculum of our life’ Global news, jan 09, 2022
20. Frank Hasenfratz, penniless refugee, built a manufacturing empire out of Guelph The Record, Jan 09, 2022
21. YW Kitchener Waterloo offers more housing options to single mothers CBC news, Jan 09, 2022
22. Remote work is protecting employees from toxic workplaces. Now, employers must do better, says expert CBC news, Jan 09, 2022
23. Pregnant individuals no longer need vaccination appointments at regional clinics City News Kitchener, Jan 07, 2022
24. Region offers limited number of child care spots for front-line workers The Record, Jan 07, 2022
25. Free rapid antigen test pop-ups at St. Jacobs, Kitchener markets (update) City News Kitchener, Jan 07, 2022
26. New vaccination clinics for educators, child care providers City News Kitchener, Jan 07, 2022
27. Thousands of appointments available for kids who need their first dose City News Kitchener, Jan 07, 2022
28. Immigration is rising. So will housing prices – unless we start building a lot more homes The Globe and Mail, Jan 06, 2022
29. Your Voice Against Racism: Michelle Knight Waterloo Chronicle, jan 02, 2022
30. Immigration, booming population and global influence: Is this the 'heroic' Canadian dream? CTV News, Jan 01, 2022

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