Events by Date

Below are Settlement Sector events happening in Ontario, organized by date.

Register for Online Course: Creating Positive Spaces for LGBTQIA+ Newcomers Level 1

This course is intended for settlement workers to more effectively serve LGBTQIA+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual) immigrants, refugees, and newcomers. This 4 week training incorporates updated legislative and legal information, as well as emerging issues and trends in LGBTQIA+ communities.

October 25, 2021 - 11:00pm

Growing up too soon? A Panel Discussion on the Parentification of Newcomer Children and Youth


Parentification refers to children and youth taking on adult roles and responsibilities that are not normative for this age in order to support their parents. When families migrate to a new country, navigating the health and social services system can be complex. As a result, newcomer children and youth often experience taking on tasks that are not typical for for their age.

November 10, 2021 - 1:00pm