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The Walls Have Eyes: Border Tech Conversations with the Migration and Technology Monitor (webinar recording)
Published on: April 17, 2024
In this April 2024 webinar lawyer and author Petra Molnar discusses her new book The Walls Have Eyes: Surviving Migration in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. The book offers a global story of the sharpening of borders through technological experiments while also introducing strategies of togetherness across physical and ideological borders.
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Using data from the Longitudinal Immigration Database (IMDB) to answer questions about refugee retention and economic outcomes (webinar recording)
Published on: February 9, 2024
This October 2022 CYRRC session focused on building the capacity of Service Provider Organizations (SPOs) to access and use data from the Longitudinal Immigration Database (IMDB) to answer questions about refugee retention and economic outcomes.
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Digital in the IRCC CFP - a summary and some recommendations
Published on: December 18, 2023
What's in the CFP related to digital that should be acted on?They'll fund your tech. But what should you ask for? I don't have a crystal ball or insider view of IRCC, and they're being vague in some areas. But there are a few areas that seem fairly clear to me where I want to make recommendations. I'm also pointing out areas of the CFP that you need to make sure you actually find and read.
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The IRCC CFP is actually here, are you ready?
Published on: November 20, 2023
You probably already know that IRCC has launched their national Call for Proposals. My advice is to start diving in now, and to quickly look at the upcoming IRCC information webinar sessions, because they start this week. There are some significant changes this year, so be sure to read the How to use the funding guidelines page.
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2023 Settlement Outcomes Report
Published on: November 10, 2023
Following the first Settlement Outcomes Highlights Report published in 2021, this report represents the second publication by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) that provides a high-level analysis and summary of the newcomer settlement experience for clients of IRCC’s Settlement Program.
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IRCC's Service Delivery Improvement (SDI) – Overview and Findings
Published on: November 3, 2023
At the 2023 Metropolis Identities conference IRCC presented some findings and promising practices from their funding Service Delivery Improvement (SDI) groups from 2017 and 2020. You can review their conference presentation in this post.
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IRCC's Priorities, Changes, and Approach for the 2024 Call for Proposals
Published on: November 2, 2023
This presentation includes insights into the priorities for the Call for Proposals (CFP) 2024, the advancements and changes from the previous CFP, and outlines the approach for the upcoming launch in mid-November of this year.
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Insights from a recent IRCC presentation setting the context for their upcoming Call for Proposals
Published on: October 26, 2023
In this document, IRCC provides an overview of the immigration landscape leading up to their 2024 national Call for Proposals (which should be coming out in November I'm hearing). You can see the full document in the post, which is from their recent National Settlement and Integration Council meeting held in Ottawa.
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IRCC Consultation report leading up to the next National Call for Proposals
Published on: August 31, 2023
In February and March 2023 IRCC ran sector consultations "to outline and seek feedback on departmental priorities for CFP 2024, in addition to asking partners what’s currently working well in the settlement and resettlement sectors, as well as key opportunities for improving services for clients." Like me, you may not have heard that these consultations occurred. Like me, you may have not seen the report. So here it is.
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