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

Nadia Caidi on the information practices of newcomers (webinar recording)
Nadia Caidi on the information practices of newcomers (webinar recording)
Posted on: February 23, 2021
Professor Nadia Caidi presents about newcomer information habits and what you can do to keep newcomers informed. In this presentation and conversation with Refugee613, she shared her research findings on newcomer information practices and strategies to reach newcomers effectively.
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How to Build Trust and Connection Online (webinar recording)
How to Build Trust and Connection Online (webinar recording)
Posted on: February 23, 2021
Do you feel disconnected from your clients & team when communicating online? Is it taking longer to build a connection and establish trust with the people you interact with? You aren’t alone. Learn how a few simple changes in your online communication habits will promote incredible results from your team, students and clients.
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2021 Canadian Edelman Trust Barometer (webinar recording)
2021 Canadian Edelman Trust Barometer (webinar recording)
Posted on: February 23, 2021
I always find the yearly Edelman Trust Barometer interesting. This is the first year that NGOs are not the most trusted institution.
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Most Recent Publications

Settlement Sector and Technology Task Group Preliminary Report (2020)
Settlement Sector and Technology Task Group Preliminary Report (2020)
Posted on: February 2, 2021
The Settlement Sector and Technology Task Group (coordinated by AMSSA, reporting to IRCC’s National Settlement and Integration Council (NSIC)) is working to discover, examine, and learn about the settlement sector’s needs to successfully implement digital and hybrid service delivery models.
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History and Legacy of Refugee Resettlement In Ottawa - A Primer (2016)
History and Legacy of Refugee Resettlement In Ottawa - A Primer (2016)
Posted on: January 31, 2021
This primer is intended to provide basic information on the history and legacy of refugee resettlement in Canada and to highlight Ottawa’s role in these efforts. It contains basic facts about refugees and Canadian refugee policy, a brief timeline of refugee resettlement in Canada, highlights from Ottawa’s history of refugee resettlement, and a myth buster intended to dispel some of the misconceptions about refugees and refugee resettlement history in Canada.
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DiverseCity Counts 8: A Snapshot of Diverse Leadership in the Health Care Sector (2013)
DiverseCity Counts 8: A Snapshot of Diverse Leadership in the Health Care Sector (2013)
Posted on: November 1, 2020
This research examines diversity on boards and in senior management of health care institutions in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
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Most Recent Promising Practices

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Using Digital Messaging to Support Newcomer Communities - A Toolkit for Individuals and Organizations
Posted on: March 5, 2021
The Digital Messaging for Settlement and Integration (DMSI) project is all about connecting newcomers with the information they need to successfully settle in Canada, when and where they need it.
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Culturally Responsive Accommodations for Family Violence
Culturally Responsive Accommodations for Family Violence
Posted on: September 8, 2020
The Culturally Responsive Accommodations for Family Violence program supports newcomer families involved with Children’s Services,where there is a concern relating to family violence that requires a separation.It seeks to reduce family violence within newcomer families, increase child safety,and decrease the need for systems intervention.
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Community Broker Strategy
Posted on: September 8, 2020
The goal of the Community Broker Strategy is to facilitate the collective voice and action of ethno-cultural communities toward full civic participation and integration.
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