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Settlement AtWork Highlights - December 2, 2010



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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.



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.

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.

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.

Toronto District School Board: Equity Community Forum event
Toronto District School Board hosts Equity in Education Community Forum – Dec. 11th

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.

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.

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.

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.


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