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Settlement AtWork Highlights - January 13, 2011


Cultural Access Pass-National Program Manager

Institute for Canadian Citizenship


CIC CFP: Resettlement Assistance Program 2011-2012 - Hamilton

Hamilton CIC will accept applications for the resettlement assistance program for the fiscal year 2011-2012. The deadline to submit your proposal is February 4, 2011.


Survey on training for settlement workers in the area of employment-related information and referral

OCASI is conducting a survey among settlement and employment workers for bilingual training on assessing clients’ employment-related needs and providing corresponding Information and Referral to employment.

Launched: SWAVE online community dedicated to issues of violence against newcomer, immigrant and refugee women

The Settlement Workers Against Violence Everywhere (SWAVE) site is OCASI’s online community dedicated to issues of violence against newcomer, immigrant and refugee women.

Guide: How to communicate: Strategic communication on migration and integration

This manual is developed for practitioners to move forward in the challenging world of communications and media, for NGOs working on migration and integration issues to communicate on the work they do in a way that is understandable and convincing.

Report: Immigrants as Innovators - Boosting Canada’s Global Competitiveness

This report evaluates the extent to which immigrants are contributing to innovation in Canada, finding a significant association between immigration and innovation.

Lincoln M. Alexander Award Recipients

Antonius Jamal Clarke has received the Award for founding the "Friends in Trouble Youth Initiative" that has assisted more than 5,000 individuals and families since its creation, in 2004.

Report: Refugee Mental Health: Promising Practices and Partnership Building Resources

Guide from the Center for Addiction and Mental Health: "Refugee Mental Health: Promising Practices and Partnership Building Resources"

Updated Budget Request Forms for Negotiations with CIC

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has just released an updated budget request form that should be used by agencies entering into negotiations with CIC.

MCI Launches New Mobile Website

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.