Community Programs

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

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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.

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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!

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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...


Settling in Saskatchewan: Sponsoring Refugees and Displaced Families in Your Community: Free Webinar

Settling in Saskatchewan: Sponsoring Refugees and Displaced Families in Your Community: Free Webinar

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Are you wondering on how you could welcome individuals or families who have been forcibly displaced from their homes to your community? Join us on May 17 at 10:00 a.m. for the SUMA webinar Settling in Saskatchewan: Sponsoring Refugees and Displaced Persons in Your Community. May 17, 2022: 10 am...


Helping Refugees – Trauma and Transformation - an article by CTRI (Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute)

Helping Refugees – Trauma and Transformation - an article by CTRI (Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute)

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

With millions of people needing to flee their homes and seek refuge in other parts of the world, the stories of refugee individuals and families will interweave with people all over the world.  If you are one offering support in some fashion, how will your own story be influenced by theirs?...


Free Training Webinars: CTRI (Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute)

Free Training Webinars: CTRI (Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute)

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CTRI (Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute) regularly shares free monthly training webinars.  May/22 - Mindfulness as a Counselling Tool This webinar explores the application of mindfulness-based strategies in counselling work. Viewers will learn mindfulness, regulation, and...


Report: Conference Board of Canada - Understanding the Perspective of Black-Canadians in the Workplace

Report: Conference Board of Canada - Understanding the Perspective of Black-Canadians in the Workplace

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Bridging the Gap Between Identity and Social and Emotional Skills: Black Canadians’ Perspectives of Social and Emotional Skills in the Workplace Understanding the Perspective of Black-Canadians in the Workplace The changing nature of work is increasing the demand for social and emotional...