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Free online event - RESPONDING TO THE UKRAINIAN REFUGEE CRISIS IN CANADA AND POLAND

Free online event - RESPONDING TO THE UKRAINIAN REFUGEE CRISIS IN CANADA AND POLAND

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RESPONDING TO THE UKRAINIAN REFUGEE CRISIS IN CANADA AND POLAND Online Webinar June 2nd, 2022  8:00 am - 11:00 am PST   On June 2nd, Metropolis CARES (Coalition Assisting Refugee Entry and Settlement) and the Metropolis Institute will be holding a public webinar on the situation of...


Free Professional Development - Supporting Our Own Resilience in Trauma-Exposed Work

Free Professional Development - Supporting Our Own Resilience in Trauma-Exposed Work

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Free Professional Development - Supporting Our Own Resilience in Trauma-Exposed Work All aspects of settlement work are life-changing and meaningful; that doesn't make it less challenging or hard.  Current events and a pandemic haven't helped!  this interactive training will focus on the...


Free Virtual Children's Festival - Explore Diversity!

Free Virtual Children's Festival - Explore Diversity!

Posted in Community Programs / Children / Families

Stories and entertainment about cultural diversity, bullying, friendship, etc.   Free and online...


Erasing Racism - What Can WE Do?  Report from the Community Forum

Erasing Racism - What Can WE Do? Report from the Community Forum

Posted in Community Programs / RRLIP Project News

The RRLIP holds a yearly Community Forum, addressing specific community needs, gaps or issues.  This year the forum was: Erasing Racism: What can WE Do?   Planned and organized by a Working Group, this Forum had 3 speakers who had experienced a criminal Hate Crime or a Discriminatory or...


Getting to know Canada’s immigration categories

Getting to know Canada’s immigration categories

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

An overview of immigration categories to help guide your journey to Canada. A recent announcement that as of July, Canada will resume Express Entry invitations to all candidates is welcome news for those who had their immigration plans put on hold by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, Express...


Free Webinar - Indigenous Perspectives on Healing from PTSD

Free Webinar - Indigenous Perspectives on Healing from PTSD

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Indigenous Perspectives on Healing from PTSD May 31, 2022 | 1:00 - 2:30 PM EASTERN TIME  12:00 - 1:30 Sask. time Presented by: Patricia Vickers, PhD Indigenous nations have a strong resource in ancestral law for providing perspective, understanding through teachings and a pathway for healing. ...


Indigenous-Led Pilot To Provide Low Barrier Supportive Housing In Regina

Indigenous-Led Pilot To Provide Low Barrier Supportive Housing In Regina

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News Release - May 12, 2022 The Government of Saskatchewan is partnering with Regina Treaty/Status Indian Services (RT/SIS) and the City of Regina to provide a new low-barrier supportive housing pilot in Regina. This Indigenous-led, community-based initiative will provide holistic supports...


Refugee Sponsors - Group of 5 or Community Sponsors. Hear Updates from IRCC and Ask Questions!

Refugee Sponsors - Group of 5 or Community Sponsors. Hear Updates from IRCC and Ask Questions!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Canadian Council for Refugees is holding a virtual meeting on June 1 with representatives from IRCC - intended for those involved in a Group of Five or Community Sponsor - Private Refugee Sponsorship, Group 2 to 5 in Quebec, and those who work with or support these sponsors. The meeting...


Tanya Talaga - Reconciliation and our Shared Future - in person or online event

Tanya Talaga - Reconciliation and our Shared Future - in person or online event

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Join award-winning journalist and author of Seven Fallen Feathers and All Our Relations, Tanya Talaga, as she speaks about finding the path forward for truth and reconciliation. This event will take place both in-person and virtually at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum in their theatre. Presented...


The Case for UpSkilling: Dealing With Skill Gaps in the Workplace

The Case for UpSkilling: Dealing With Skill Gaps in the Workplace

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Article: How the Pandemic has Exposed Skill Gaps in the WorkplaceThe events of the last two years have reshaped and accelerated existing trends, created new demands, and tiven rise to companies, leaders and employees to reevaluate many aspects of work.New rules, expectaions and ways of working...