Check out this week’s “Immigration Weekly” (May 21, 2019)

Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019

Check out this week’s “Immigration Weekly” (May 21, 2019) for upcoming events, information and resources related to immigration and newcomers to Waterloo Region. Find out about:

Events and programs
1. "Hacking Health Hackathon: Bringing Innovation to Healthcare" event (May 31-June 2)
2. "World Partnership Walk" (June 9, 9am-2pm)

Resources and information
3. "Effective Governance through the Stages" course
4. "Diversity Ink" May 2019 Newsletter
5. "The Economic Impact of Immigration" podcast
6. "Translated Resources" workers rights and training information

Research & data
7. "Introduction to Putting Family First: Migration and Integration in Canada" report

Funding opportunities
8. 2019 to 2020 New Horizons for Seniors Program, community-based call for proposals (deadline June 21)

In the news
9. "New Brunswick population growing faster than it has in decades, study says" (CBC News)
10. "Canada invites Express Entry trades candidates with scores as low as 332" (CIC News)
11. "Quebec's religious symbols ban won't affect more women than men: immigration minister" (Global News)
12. "Irregular asylum claims in Canada drop nearly 50% from last year" (CBC News)
14. "For these refugees, theater plays a 'vital role' in healing" (PBS News Hour)
15. "International student arrested, facing deportation for working too many hours" (Global News)
16. "Politicians address challenge of making NL feel like home for newcomers" (CTV News)
17. "Canada's feminist policy a perfect fit for South Sudan, says UN refugee official" (National Post)
18. Asylum claims have more than tripled since 2015, Statistics Canada says (CBC News)
19. Trudeau credits immigration for Canada's growing tech sector at Toronto conference (CBC News)

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