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.

Date: 
October 25, 2021 - 11:00pm

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

Summary:

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.

Date: 
November 10, 2021 - 1:00pm