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News Release: The government is inviting Canadian businesses to help meet the immediate needs of Ukrainians arriving in Canada

News Release: The government is inviting Canadian businesses to help meet the immediate needs of Ukrainians arriving in Canada

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

May 11, 2022 – Ottawa, Ontario The Government of Canada is resolute in supporting Ukrainians and their families as they flee the war in their country. The government has provided humanitarian and military aid to Ukraine and is looking to do more, notably by encouraging Canadians to...


Justice system needs more trauma-informed training, says Métis lawyer.  Regular Podcasts

Justice system needs more trauma-informed training, says Métis lawyer. Regular Podcasts

Posted in Community Programs

When Métis lawyer Myrna McCallum started working as a lawyer and adjudicator she wasn't prepared for what she describes as a tsunami of trauma. "I became so incredibly traumatized, not only was I carrying a bunch of unhealed trauma around that I was refusing to look at, but I was immersed...


 Free Webinar: "Supporting the Integration and Mental Health of Arabic Speaking Refugee Youth and Their Mothers."

Free Webinar: "Supporting the Integration and Mental Health of Arabic Speaking Refugee Youth and Their Mothers."

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

Join the Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project's monthly webinar series! In this webinar, Susan Brigham and Marwa Khobieh share findings from their study with Arabic-speaking refugee youth and their mothers who participated in focus group interviews to explore their perceptions...


New Resource!  Ukrainian Migration Portal for Saskatchewan - Find the Information You Need!

New Resource! Ukrainian Migration Portal for Saskatchewan - Find the Information You Need!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Saskatchewan Association of Immigrant Settlement Integration Agencies (SAISIA) is a non-profit umbrella organization for settlement and integration agencies in Saskatchewan. SAISIA is the voice of immigration and settlement agencies to the federal, provincial and municipal governments,...


Artists and Storytellers:  Call for Submissions for the 2023 Threads Virtual Conference - Cultural Conversations

Artists and Storytellers: Call for Submissions for the 2023 Threads Virtual Conference - Cultural Conversations

Posted in Community Programs

Saskatoon Open Door Society (SODS) - Invitation for Submissions; welcomes artists in all disciplines and speakers from all fields to be part of the next Threads: Cultural Conversations. Hosted by the Cultural Bridging Unit of the Saskatoon Open Door Society, Threads: Cultural Conversations is...


Province-wide Entrepreneurship Program: SK Startup Institute.

Province-wide Entrepreneurship Program: SK Startup Institute.

Posted in Community Programs

The first place for entrepreneurs to go when starting a business, SK Startup Institute, formerly known as Square One, serves all people and all types of businesses throughout Saskatchewan. Funded by Prairies Economic Development Canada, the program strengthens the local economy by...


Beyond Villains, Victims & Saviours: Human Trafficking On The Prairies - on-line webinar

Beyond Villains, Victims & Saviours: Human Trafficking On The Prairies - on-line webinar

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Beyond Villains, Victims & Saviours: Human Trafficking On The Prairies 17 May @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm In this session, members of a project team assembled by Hope Restored Canada, will be discussing a research project, funded by Prairieaction Foundation, focused on domestic human trafficking...


BVOR (Blended Visa Office Referral) Refugee Matching Is Now Open!  Training Sessions Available.

BVOR (Blended Visa Office Referral) Refugee Matching Is Now Open! Training Sessions Available.

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

IT’S BACK! The (Blended Visa Office-Referred) BVOR program has resumed. Canadians are now once again able to sponsor refugees that they have no prior connection with, to come to Canada through the BVOR program. BVOR Refugee Profiles are available to view on the profiles page here. As of April...


May is Asian Heritage Month! Heritage Canada info and links

May is Asian Heritage Month! Heritage Canada info and links

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Asian Heritage Month is an opportunity for us to learn more about the many achievements and contributions of Canadians of Asian heritage who, throughout our history, have done so much to make Canada the country we know and love. The theme for Asian Heritage Month 2022 is, “Continuing a legacy...


Youth ESL Conversation Group - Created by Youth for Youth!  Online!

Youth ESL Conversation Group - Created by Youth for Youth! Online!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth

ESL Conversation Group - an online Canadian program, developed by an immigrant youth.     ESL Conversation Group is a unique youth-led initiative that aims to revolutionize the way we look at language learning. We believe that inclusive experiences have the power to shape individuals while...