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Settlement AtWork Highlights - October 20, 2010



Community Mediation Service Facilitator
Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre requires a Community Mediation Service Facilitator. Deadline: October 29, 2010

Employment Services Manager
COSTI Immigrant Services requires an Employment Services Manager. Deadline: October 28, 2010

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Call for Papers: Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS) Annual Conference
The Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS) has issued a call for papers for its third annual conference - Deadline: December 1, 2010.

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CIC Operational Bulletin: Amendments to the Citizenship Regulations and Updated Guidelines Regarding the Citizenship Test
On September 30, 2010, new Citizenship Regulations came into force. As a result, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) developed new procedures for the citizenship test. The range and type of questions have changed too.

CIC Operational Bulletin: New Temporary Resident Visa Application Form
As of October 14, 2010, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) introduced a new application form and corresponding documents for Temporary Resident Visas. Do not use the old versions of these documents for a new application.

The Banff Centre: Leadership Development Scholarships Available
The Banff Centre is now accepting applications for scholarships for their 2011 Leadership Development Programs. To be eligible you must work for a youth-serving or environmental charitable organization. Deadline: November 18, 2010.

Conference: A Gap Between Our Values and Practice
The Thistletown Regional Centre (TRC) is holding a conference November 17-18, 2010. The conference theme is "Ethical Challenges Inherent in Meeting Mental Health Needs of Immigrant Children and Youth".

Call for Board Members: The Working Women Community Centre
The Working Women Community Centre (WWCC) is currently seeking members for its Board of Directors for terms starting in December.

The Opening Doors Project: Free Workshop Series
These workshops address mental health, racism and discrimination within newcomer communities and communities of mental health survivors. They are appropriate for agency staff and newcomer clients alike and can be tailored to specific audiences.

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Study: Size Matters - Attracting New Immigrants to Canadian Cities
This study explores the desirability of five medium-sized cities in British Columbia by ranking them with an index reflecting an immigrant’s perspective. Date: 2010

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