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Planning Accessible Events

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This booklet will show you many low-cost and no-cost things you can do to make your event more inclusive. It also includes a checklist to help you plan.

This resource is produced by the Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure.

Please click the document below to view the information.

Refugee 613's Digital Messaging Summit - session recordings

Summary:

In January 2021, Refugee 613 hosted the Digital Messaging Summit to share practical strategies and advice about managing digital messaging services by and for immigrants and refugees and build a network of people working in this area.

The Summit heard from experts in:

  • digital community design and engagement
  • community management, guidelines and protocols
  • fighting misinformation and disinformation online
  • impact measurement, and more

You can watch recordings of their presentations below at this link:

The Workplace and Suicide Prevention

The workplace is a major part of the lives of most Canadians. Many of us spend upwards of 60% of our waking hours at work (Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention, 2016). Therefore, when a colleague dies by suicide the emotional and financial costs are enormous not only to family members, but to co-workers and the organization itself. Workplaces need to have measures in place to inform and educate about suicide. It is an issue that cannot be ignored.

Free mental health services are available

We provide free individual counselling and support as well as workshops at Skills for Change, Wellness and Support program. Individual counselling sessions are provided over the phone, and workshops are facilitated online. If you are interested and you are a permanent resident or a convention refugee, please email us at: nkhazraei@skillsforchange.org

If you are interested and you hold citizenship or other status, please email us at: mentalhealth@skillsforchange.org