Events

AMSSA and its member agencies and stakeholders organize public community events, workshops for newcomers to Canada as well as professional development training, workshops, seminars and conferences for (re)settlement, language training diversity and inclusion sector employees.

Community events and workshops which are continuous are listed below the calendar. Click here to view Ongoing Community Events

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November 2020

The CCR Virtual Fall Consultation is in preparation!

November 26 @ 9:00 am - December 11 @ 3:00 pm

This consultation provides a key opportunity for all those in the settlement sector to connect with others across Canada, to…

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AMSSA Webinar- Food Insecurity and the Right to Food in BC

November 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Food insecurity is the inadequate or insecure access to food due to financial limitations. Many people can't afford the quantity…

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December 2020

Le rôle des travailleurs en établissement dans le parrainage privé des réfugiés

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

PFPR.travailleurs_en_établissement_parrainage_réfugiés.decembre_2020 The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program will organize a virtual training session in French developed specifically for settlement workers. The…

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Introduction to WorkSafeBC’s Policies and Procedures

December 9

AMSSA is hosting three separate days of virtual education to address WorkSafeBC specific training needs of Migrant Worker Service Providers…

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CRA Newcomers Benefits and Credits Presentation

December 9 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Event: CRA Newcomers Benefits and Credits Presentation Time: Wednesday, December 9, 2020 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Pacific Standard Time…

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WorkSafeBC’s Claims Processes

December 10

AMSSA is hosting three separate days of virtual education to address WorkSafeBC specific training needs of Migrant Worker Service Providers…

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CRA International students presentation

December 10 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Event: CRA International students presentation Time: Thursday, December 10, 2020 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Pacific Standard Time Host: Canada…

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January 2021

WorkSafeBC’s Enforcement Processes: Incident Investigations and Examples of COVID-19 and Bullying and Harassment Requirements and Inspections

January 12, 2021

AMSSA is hosting three separate days of virtual education to address WorkSafeBC specific training needs of Migrant Worker Service Providers…

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Ongoing Community Events / Programs

Markets as Incubators for Language, Cultural and Work Skills Development of Recent Immigrant & Refugee Women
Camosun College
January – March 2021 and April – October 2021

Effective Parenting in a New Country in the Time of Covid-19
Vancouver Island Counselling Centre for Immigrants and Refugess (VICCIR)
Thursday from 9:30 am to 11:30 am starting on October 22 till December 17

Reduce Stress through Mindfulness
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Oct 7th – 14th – 21st and 28th, 2020

Newcomer Youth Circle
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Wednesday, Sep 23rd – Dec 9th from 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Learning about Canadian Heritage through Basic Sewing
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Sep 22nd to Dec 15th, 2020

Canadian Geography and People as entwined by Newcomers’ Arts and Crafts
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Sep 26th to Dec 19th, 2020

Canadian landscapes photography through Newcomer eyes
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Sep 25th to Dec 18th, 2020

Family Resource Programs
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
September to December, 2020

Advanced Literacy and Essential Skills in the Workplace Soft Skills Training Program
ISSofBC
Tues/Thurs evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 pm- Sept 24th to Dec 10th

Preschool Learn and Fun
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Wednesdays 11-11:30 am

Baby and Me- Coffee Hour
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Mondays 9:30-10:30 am

Parenting
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Tuesdays 9:30-10:30 am