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

AI, Data and Improving Service Delivery (Metropolis conference 2021 recording)
AI, Data and Improving Service Delivery (Metropolis conference 2021 recording)
Posted on: April 13, 2021
This session focused on how cutting-edge technology has the potential to support and enhance current models of service delivery through automation and the application of solid data analysis. Presenters shared current and practical applications of AI and other technology innovations in the sector.
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On information sharing and sense-making
On information sharing and sense-making
Posted on: April 11, 2021
I'm sharing a bunch of really great workshop and webinar recordings along a loose theme - information seeking, sharing, and sense-making. Each of these recordings stand alone, but they are worth considering along this theme and all contribute to some aspect of it.
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AMSSA Lecture: Francophone Immigration and Integration (webinar recording)
AMSSA Lecture: Francophone Immigration and Integration (webinar recording)
Posted on: April 11, 2021
In this AMSSA Lecture: Francophone Immigration & Integration, Dr. Suzanne Huot discusses findings from her research,
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Most Recent Publications

COVID & Canada’s Settlement Sector: Report (2020)
COVID & Canada’s Settlement Sector: Report (2020)
Posted on: March 27, 2021
This survey provides a snapshot of the Canadian immigrant and refugee-serving sector at during the first month of working remotely as a result of COVID-19. It looks at what is working, sector challenges and concerns and sector successes and failures from both the front-line and management perspective.
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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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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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