SettlementAtWork:Newsletter/2010-12-02

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Settlement AtWork Highlights - December 2, 2010

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FEATURED JOB POSTING

Writer/Web Editor - Cities of Migration
Maytree
http://www.theconstellation.ca/settlement.org/job_details.shtml?x=236632

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REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS

Canadian Heritage RFP: Strategic Funds
The Strategic Funds aim to assist official-language minority communities to encourage their citizens to participate in local community life in their own language, developing the vitality of the culture, and integrating into their local community life.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_library_detail.asp?passed_lang=EN&doc_id=1004896

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NEWS - HEADLINES AND NEW RESOURCES

Citizenship and Immigration Canada Implement New Language Screening Tool in the Citizenship Process
This screening tool is intended to provide a more uniform and formalized method for Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) officials to identify applicants who may need to be referred to a language hearing with a citizenship judge.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_whatshappen_detail.asp?anno_id=2009971

Centre for Refugee Studies 2011 Summer Course at York University
The Summer Course on Refugee and Forced Migration Issues is an internationally acclaimed 8-day course for academic and field-based practitioners working in the area of forced migration.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_whatshappen_detail.asp?anno_id=2009966

Evaluation of CIC's Federal Skilled Worker program
Citizenship & Immigration Canada published an evaluation of the the Federal Skilled Worker program focused on the period after introduction of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) in 2002 and related regulations.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_whatshappen_detail.asp?anno_id=2009963

Toronto District School Board: Equity Community Forum event
Toronto District School Board hosts Equity in Education Community Forum – Dec. 11th
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_whatshappen_detail.asp?anno_id=2009957

OCASI Training Announcement - Creating Positive LGBTQ Spaces: A Francophone Needs Assessment Perspective	
OCASI is hosting a workshop open to all French speaking staff December 7th 2010 at the OCASI office in Toronto. The aim is to communicate effectively the needs of the LGBTQ Francophone community and ensure the creation of positive spaces.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_whatshappen_detail.asp?anno_id=2009958

Seminar: Understanding the Labour Market Challenges Facing Canada's Recent Immigrants
CERIS-The Ontario Metropolis Centre invites you to a Public Seminar:Understanding the Labour Market Challenges Facing Canada's Recent Immigrants.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_whatshappen_detail.asp?anno_id=2009954

Government of Canada launches new program to help newcomer youth
The Government of Canada is investing more than $1.6 million to help newcomer youth and their families in London, Ontario, to make settlement workers available in schools in the London area, and making sure that the needs of our newcomer families are met.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_whatshappen_detail.asp?anno_id=2009947

2011 Employer Excellence Award - Call for Entries
The 2011 Employer Excellence award recognizes local employers for their innovative recruitment,retention and engagement policies, and promising practices around the integration of skilled immigrants into their organizations.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_whatshappen_detail.asp?anno_id=2009946

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