SettlementAtWork:Newsletter/2010-12-15

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Settlement AtWork Highlights - December 15, 2010

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FEATURED JOB POSTING

Employment Facilitator
COSTI Immigrant Services
http://www.theconstellation.ca/settlement.org/job_details.shtml?x=2377122

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REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS

MCI RFP: Grants and Funding - Youth Opportunities Program
Grants and Funding - Youth Opportunities Program: The Youth Opportunities Program (YOP) is a new initiative that will fund projects that engage Ontario’s immigrant/newcomer youth in their local communities and, in a broader sense, in Canadian society.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_library_detail.asp?passed_lang=EN&doc_id=1005108

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NEWS - HEADLINES AND NEW RESOURCES

Newcomer information at your finger tips
The Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration of the Government of Ontario launched the mobile version of the popular “Welcome to Ontario” newcomer guide for smartphones.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_whatshappen_detail.asp?anno_id=2009988

Publication: Newcomers Experiences of Housing and Homelessness in Canada
The newest publication from Metropolis is titled "Newcomers Experiences of Housing and Homelessness in Canada". The articles in this issue are revealing of the diverse factors that influence the housing outcomes and experiences of immigrants and refugees.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_whatshappen_detail.asp?anno_id=2009985

Maytree Report: The potential of Canada’s education savings programs for low-income families
This Maytree report outlines a number of specific recommendations on how service providers and government can improve low-income families’ access to federal government education savings programs.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_whatshappen_detail.asp?anno_id=2009980

Metropolis 2011: Immigration
The 2011 National Metropolis Conference will focus on the role of immigration in connecting Canada with the rest of the world. The conference will include six plenary panels with distinguished speakers and over one hundred workshop and roundtable sessions
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_whatshappen_detail.asp?anno_id=2009978

TRIEC announces new corporate sponsorship to boost immigrant success
Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) today announces Scotiabank's corporate sponsorship that will support thousands of skilled immigrants to establish and strengthen professional networks across Toronto
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_whatshappen_detail.asp?anno_id=2009974

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