Other Resources 

  • Computer Donation Drive Click Here
  • Internet for Good – Telus. Click Here
  • AAISA’s Toolkit contains a wealth of resources and tools that are tailored to support and celebrate the unique context of settlement and integration across Alberta. Click Here
  • What We Can Learn From Disaggregated Data – StatCan. Click Here 
  • Multicultural and Newcomer Charitable Giving Study – Imagine Canada. Click Here 
  • Microsoft Digital Literacy Resources (in multiple languages). Click Here 
  • ECALA’s list of Literacy and Digital Literacy programming. Click Here
  • Canadians perspectives survey series 4: Information resources consulted during the pandemic July 2020 – Government of Canada. Click Here 
  • Evaluation for Refugees helps build the evaluation capacity of the refugee sector across Canada in order to improve supports and outcomes for refugee newcomers. The Centre for Community Based Research (CCBR) and the Evaluation Capacity Network, University of Alberta (UofA) lead this national initiative. Click Here 
  • Centralized Immigration Portal from Stats Canada Immigrant and Non-permanent Residents Statistics. Click Here
  • The Economic and Social Impacts of COVID-19 on Newcomers to Canada (Recording) – Hosted by The Association of Canadian Studies. Click Here
  • Calls and responses from the City of Edmonton on COVID-19. Click Here
  • Migrante Alberta Click Here
  • Examples of how Canadian cities are responding to COVID-19. Click Here
  • COVID-19 and Stigma from Alberta Health Services. Click Here
  • Edmonton Community Response to COVID-19 – an informal Facebook group that is gathering resources for community members. Click Here
  • Ethiopians and Eritreans COVID-19 Support Group – Alberta. Click Here
  • Community Social Worker Special Edition Newsletter – Food Security. Click Here
  • Second Harvest has a free online platform that links businesses with unsold food to non-profits. They also have funding from the Government of Canada to meet the needs of demand for emergency food. Click Here
  • Government of Alberta – Information for Non-Health Care Volunteers. Click Here 

News Stories

  • Tracking the Trends 2020 Report from Edmonton Social Planning Council Click Here
  • Layers on Layers – Community Leaders Fight to Keep Students Fall Still Further Behind – Edmonton Journal Click Here
  • Grant from ECF enables the Edmonton Local Immigrant Partnership support the frontline workers supporting their clients. Click Here
  • Chocolatier and medical student among Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award winners. Click Here
  • Edmonton Public Schools become the first Alberta board to collect race-based data. Click Here
  • Settlement agencies and organizations supporting newcomers with back-to-school challenges – CBC. Click Here 
  • Race base data must be collected to help fight COVID 19 – CBC. Click Here
  • Looking for a Mask? Here’s where to find them in Edmonton – CTVNews. Click Here
  • Edmonton Seeing Spike in Violent Assaults. Click Here
  • What you need to know about Edmonton back to school plans – CBC. Click Here
  • Will settlement agencies survive the pandemic? Click Here  What you need to know about Edmonton back-to-school plans. Click Here
  • Thousands of lives on hold as immigration system remains largely shut down – CTV News. Click Here 
  • Temporary foreign workers especially vulnerable during the pandemic. Click Here
  • Food insecurity increased during the pandemic. Click Here What ‘New Normal’ means when you’re a refugee. Click Here
  • For Immigrants, Hard Work Isn’t Optional. Click Here 
  • Liberals name Salma Lakhani as Alberta lieutenant-governor, first Muslim in Canadian history to hold role. Click Here
  • Edmonton high schools moving to quarterly schedule this fall amid COVID-19 pandemic. Click Here
  • Thank You to Agriculture and Agri-Food Workers. Click Here
  • Alberta Government Considering Immigration Changes during Pandemic. Click Here
  • Alberta Government – Funding Communities and Civil Society. Click Here
  • Canadian Public Health Association calls for culturally safe collection and use of socio-demographic and race-based data. Click Here
  • Calling Up Volunteer Programs to the Major Leagues of Virtual Volunteering – Charity Village. Click Here

 

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