Canada’s leadership role in private sponsorship

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Private sponsorship of non-Syrian refugees in the GTA

External Links

Is BVOR a better program for serial sponsors? (Nov 18/17) [The Ripple Refugee Project Blog]
Lessons Learned: Post-Settlement (Self) Evaluation (May 5/17) [The Ripple Refugee Project Blog]
Private Sponsorship Is Not Panacea for Refugee Integration (Mar 25/17) [Newsdeeply.com]
Canadians Adopted Refugee Families for a Year. Then Came ‘Month 13’ (Mar 25/17) [New York Times]
The State of Private Refugee Sponsorship in Canada: Trends, Issues, and Impacts (Jan 20/17) [Refugee Research Network and Centre for Refugee Studies]
Wonder and Worry, as a Syrian Child Transforms (Dec 17/16) [New York Times]
‘Extraordinary initiative’: Canada’s private refugee sponsorship system exported as model for the world (Dec 14/16) [CBC]
What Does It Mean to Help One Family? (Oct/16) [New York Times]
The benefits of private refugee sponsorship (Sep 9/16) [The Ripple Refugee Project Blog]
Evaluation of the Resettlement Programs (GAR, PSR, BVOR and RAP) (Jul 7/16) [Government of Canada]
Refugees Encounter a Foreign Word: Welcome (Jul 1/16) [New York Times]
Why so many Canadians privately sponsor Syrian refugees (May 3/16) [The Economist]

How Private Sponsors and Others Can Help with Refugee Employment

External Links

Life in Antigonish is like a box of chocolates for Syrian family (Peace by Chocolate – Nova Scotia – food) (Sep 16/17) [Toronto Star]
From Syrian refugees to business owners in 1 year (Saraya Hot Bread; food business; Victoria) (Jun 13/17) [CBC]
Sponsor of 58 Syrian refugee families talks job skills, employment [Jim Estill – Danby – manufacturing] (May 12/17) [Windsor Star]
The Man Who Saved 200 Syrian Refugees [Jim Estill – Danby – manufacturing] (Dec 20/16) [Toronto Life]
Together Project plays matchmaker for government-assisted refugees (Nov 23/16) [Toronto Star]

Becoming a private sponsor or welcome group volunteer

External Links

Guide to the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program [Government of Canada]
Together Project plays matchmaker for government-assisted refugees (Nov 23/16) [Toronto Star]

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