Check out: "May 15, 2023 Immigration Weekly"

Posted on Monday May 15, 2023

Check out: "May 15, 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 Partnership Annual Report 2022 – 2023
2. Waterloo Region Preparatory Sessions
3. Bringing our Community Together
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. Strong, sustainable, together! The City of Waterloo’s draft Strategic Plan 2023-26 is available
11. Youth Impact Survey
12. The KW Multicultural Centre is looking for volunteers for the Conversational English Program
13. Key Dates for 2022 Taxes

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. Healing Arts & Sounds of Belonging, Every Tuesday starting May 16, 2023, 5:30PM -7:00PM
24. In-person Exercise & Fall Prevention Sessions. Every Friday, until June 16, 2023, 11:45AM – 12:45AM
25. PARDA: A photo exhibit to bring awareness to the repression of experienced trauma in the South Asian culture, May 18, 2023
26. McGill Summer Institutes in Global Health - May 23 - June 16, 2023, Online and in-person courses
27. KW4 OHT Community Engagement: Alzheimer's Society, May 24, 2023, 6:00PM - 6:45PM - Online
28. Turning the Smartphone into a Powerful Tool for Integration – May 24, 2023, 1:30PM – 2:30PM
29. Datafication of Borders and Migration - May 25, 2023, 9:30AM - 4:15PM (Hybrid)
30. Multiculturalism at a Crossroads - May 30, 2023, 10:00AM - 4:15PM (Hybrid)
Ongoing Events
31. Practice your English - Every Monday, until Jun. 19, 2023, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
32. Let’s Talk - Every Tuesday, until Jun. 20, 2023, 5:00PM - 7:00PM
33. Practice your English - Every Wednesday, until Jun. 21, 2023, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
34. 2023 English Conversation Circles - Every Tuesday, until Jun. 22, 2023 11:00AM - 12:30PM (Online) and 6:30PM - 8:00PM (In-person)
35. Women's English Conversation Circles - Every Thursday, until Jun. 22, 2023, 10:00AM - 11:30AM (In-person)

News
36. Removing Caps on International Students’ Paid Work: A Silver Bullet?, policy preview from York University, April 2023
37. Significant increase in Parents and Grandparent’s immigration to Canada to start 2023 from CIC news, May 14, 2023
38. Investing in settlement services for newcomers from Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada, May 11, 2023
39. IRCC considering new method of processing work permits for TWFP participants from CIC News, May 11, 2023

Funders’ acknowledgment

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