Knowledge Mobilization for Settlement

The more we share, the more we know. The more we know, the more we can do. Together.

Most Recent Blog Posts

Policy Options - July 2020
Posted on: August 7, 2020
Every day, somewhere in this country, a public administrator, politician, corporate executive, NGO leader or researcher is asking a colleague the question: What are the policy options? This digital magazine helps answer that question.
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LMS/Virtual Classrooms 2020 - A Critical Look at Open Source Resources (webinar recording)
Posted on: July 30, 2020
This webinar outlines three of the most popular open source Learning Management Systems and identifies features and affordances of each.
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Coping With Covid-19 Using Online Instruction (webinar recording)
Posted on: July 30, 2020
John Allan, a dedicated volunteer for TESL Ontario, presented the webinar, 'Coping with COVID-19 Using Online Instruction'.
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Most Recent Publications

Migrant Care Labour and the COVID-19 Long-term Care Crisis - How Did We Get Here (2020)
Migrant Care Labour and the COVID-19 Long-term Care Crisis: How Did We Get Here? (2020)
Posted on: August 9, 2020
This paper provides some context regarding the care crisis in LTC facilities, in particular its relationship with the type and skill mix of labour, including the degree to which immigrant workers are represented in this sector.
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Post-Covid 19: The need to revisit Canada’s work regulation toward professional immigrants (2020)
Post-Covid 19: The need to revisit Canada’s work regulation toward professional immigrants (2020)
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Posted on: August 9, 2020
In this article, the author explores why during the Corona Virus Pandemic that Canada suffers from a shortage of health care professionals, it cannot benefit from its own immigrant professionals who immigrated to Canada as skilled workers?
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Private sponsorship in refugee admission: Standard in Canada, trend in Germany? (2020)
Posted on: July 30, 2020
In this article, the authors compare programs of public-private cooperation in Germany and Canada and examine the relationship between the state and civil society with regard to these active refugee reception policies.
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Most Recent Promising Practices

WES Gateway Program
WES Gateway Program - reliable and rigorous credential assessment for refugees
Posted on: February 27, 2020
The WES Gateway Program provides refugees with a high-quality credential evaluation report that is recognized and accepted by employers, higher-education institutions, and regulatory bodies throughout Canada.
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Welcome Group Program
Welcome Group Program - connecting volunteers with Government Assisted Refugees
Posted on: February 27, 2020
The Welcome Group Program matches volunteer “Welcome Groups” of five or more volunteers with Government Assisted Refugees for settlement and integration support.
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Welcome Ambassador Program - making Nova Scotia a more welcoming and inclusive province
Posted on: February 27, 2020
The Welcome Ambassador Program trains volunteers to run workshops within their social, professional, and volunteer networks to build cultural awareness skills; examine the understanding of their role in systemic oppression; develop skills and knowledge around power, privilege and ally-ship; develop knowledge and awareness about refugee newcomers; and participate actively in making Nova Scotia a more welcoming and inclusive province.
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