Events & Articles

February 13, 2020

Interested in sponsoring refugees as a Group of Five?

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a workshop. 

Participants will be able to get information on:

  • Eligibility and admissibility requirements for refugees being sponsored

  • How to identify an acceptable proof of refugee status

February 13, 2020

WUSC UTSC and SCSU are organizing The Refugee Experience Art Auction. 

This art auction will showcase the struggles, resilience, triumphs, and sacrifices of refugees. 

All the proceeds and donations from the sale will be donated to the Student Refugee Program (SRP). 

SRP combienes resettlement with opportunities for higher education. 

February 13, 2020

Creating a group synergy when sponsoring a refugee can be quite difficult.

To help you get there, Islington United Church is organizing a workshop. 

Participants will be able to learn:

  • How to build trust

  • Reduce conflict 

  • Create a positive team workshop

Date: Saturday, 22nd of February, 2020

February 13, 2020

Escaping a country ravaged by violence is already a difficult process. 

Now add having to live with HIV to the equation. 

To help you understand that, Better Than Ted: Talking HIV Research is organizing a conference. 

Participants will get to understand better xenophobia and serophobia (fear of people living with HIV) and how this makes the experience of refugees living with HIV more difficult. 

Date: Wednesday, 19th of February, 2020

February 13, 2020

What are the different program options to sponsor a refugee? 

This is a question that the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) intends to answer through its webinar. 

Attendees will be able to get an overview of: 

  • The application process

  • Recent updates and changes to processing

  • Who can be included in an application package

February 12, 2020

Now that you have received the Notice of Arrival Transmission (NAT), it is time to prepare for the arrival of the refugee you sponsored. 

To make sure that you have everything set to welcome them, the Office for Refugees Archdiocese of Toronto is organizing a workshop. 

During this workshop, sponsors will be able to get the last preparatory information necessary to be ready for arrival and pick up at the airport.

Date: Tuesday, 18th of February, 2020

February 10, 2020

Now that you have received the Notice of Arrival Transmission (NAT), it is time to prepare for the arrival of the refugee you sponsored. The Office for Refugees Archdiocese of Toronto (ORAT) is organizing a workshop to help you get ready before the D-day.

February 10, 2020

The Midaynta Community Services is organizing its 4th annual youth resilience conference. This year’s conference will bring multiple stakeholders such as youth community agencies, public institutions, government agencies, and scholars.

February 10, 2020

How do you provide support to separated refugee children? Toronto Newcomer Office might be able to provide you with answers through its information session.

February 03, 2020

Maybe you have been wanting to sponsor a refugee and do not know how to go about it? 

To help you realize your ambition, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar. 

The following topics will be covered:

Who can sponsor under the PSR Program 

What are the specific requirements for Groups of Five and community Sponsors?

Who can be sponsored? 

What are the refugee status documents? 

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