Media Stories

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Toronto Star
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Feb 03, 2019
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Canadian officials began tackling one of the country’s worst refugee resettlement backlogs in 2015 — at the same time world attention was focused on the desperate plight of Syrian refugees.

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Future of Good
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Jan 28, 2019
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Fear, Xenophobia, Closing Borders Leave Refugees Without Any Support.

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Toronto Star
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Jan 23, 2019
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The data, compiled by a researcher at the University of Calgary, raises questions about Canada’s growing role in navigating an ongoing international refugee crisis.

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Vancouver Sun
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Jun 10, 2018
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A growing number of Syrian refugees in the Lower Mainland have found a niche cooking for others. Since 2015, B.C. has welcomed 4,400 Syrian refugees. Many among them are finding that food and food businesses are a pathway to work, and settlement, when other doors are closed. >> Catering; Food processing and production; Restaurant; Retail; Entrepreneurship

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Free Code Camp
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May 16, 2017
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HackYourFuture,program founded in the Netherlands and since expanded to Denmark and the UK, trains refugees to code in displacement camps, while thay are still awaiting resettlement. >> IT (Information technology)

Programs & Events

Sectors:
Social services
Type:
Bridging
Organizers:
Ryerson University
Location(s):
GTA-Central, Toronto-central
Start Date:
June 25, 2020
End Date:
June 24, 2021
Applic. Dead.:
June 13, 2020
Minimum CLB:
8
Type:
Job search, Mentoring, Networking, Training with newcomer focus
Organizers:
Centre for Education & Training
Location(s):
GTA-West, Brampton, Burlington, Mississauga, Oakville
Start Date:
Ongoing
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Sectors:
All
Type:
Women
Organizers:
JobStart
Location(s):
GTA-West, Etobicoke
Start Date:
Ongoing
Minimum CLB:
No minimum specified
Sectors:
All
Type:
Basic skills with English, Job search, Mentoring, Training for those experiencing barriers, Training with newcomer focus, Youth
Organizers:
Toronto District School Board (TDSB)
Location(s):
GTA-East, Scarborough
Start Date:
Ongoing
Minimum CLB:
No minimum specified
Sectors:
All
Type:
Basic skills with English, Training with newcomer focus
Organizers:
Toronto District School Board (TDSB)
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Start Date:
Ongoing
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