The Federal Government Temporary Foreign Workers Program exploded onto the front page of major newspapers, lit up social media boards and started conversations in the hallways of service organizations, on buses and in corner stores this past week. This was not anticipated.
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Scadding Court Community Centre (SCCC) has received $127,203 in funding from the Government of Canada.
SCCC is a multi-service agency located in the heart of downtown west Toronto. It offers a wide range of programs, services, and opportunities for people of all ages and from all walks of life. The agency believes in supporting individuals and families, strengthening communities and building a better Toronto.
OCASI offers self-directed and facilitated online courses on a range of topics designed to build on your existing knowledge. Last month two concurrent (6-week) facilitated sessions on Serving Youth in Newcomer Communities (SYNC) were held. The sessions were very successful, close to 30 participants completed the training. There were also two concurrent (8-week) facilitated sessions on Understanding and Responding to Woman Abuse (URWA), 20 participants completed the training late last year.
With increased popularity of the #CdnImm hashtag on Twitter, a community has coalesced online to share and discuss timely and relevant topics and information about Canadian immigration. The #CdnImm event series helps to promote connections, encourage further sharing of information, and expand the community of collaborators in order to enhance our understanding of the sector and improve services. The next event in the series takes place on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 1:30 p.m.
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Refugee Rights Day 2013 - Toronto