Virtual Settlement Learning Exchange

AMSSA’s first Virtual Settlement Learning Exchange held on February 24, 2016 was an interactive day of exchanging knowledge, resources and tools with the settlement sector on 7 different topics.

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Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program: How Do We Work Together for Better Settlement Outcomes

Presenter: Brian Dyck, Mennonite Central Committee Canada

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Settlement Services in Western Canada: Results from 29 Rural & Small Centres

Presenter: Dr. Miu Chung Yan, University of British Columbia (UBC)

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Trades Employment Options for Newcomer Women

Presenter: Matthew Stevenson, BC Construction Association (BCCA)

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Welcoming Young Syrian Children and Their Families

Presenter: Tricia Doyle, CMAS

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Supportive Services for Immigrant Older Adults

Presenter: Dr. Sharon Koehn, Simon Fraser University (SFU)

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If You Build It, Will They Come? Local Immigration Partnership Strategies For Engagement

Presenter: Cathy Woodbeck, Thunder Bay Multicultural Association (TBMA)

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To Build Bridges, We Need Strong Foundations: Establishing Leadership Spaces for Immigrant and Refugee Youth

Presenters: Jorge Salazar & Nada El Madry, Fresh Voices Initiative, Vancouver Foundation

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