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Citizenship – What you need to know

Recorded on September 24, 2014 – This webinar addresses the new changes to Canadian citizenship law. Bill C-24, the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act, which was passed in June 2014, contains a variety of changes which will dramatically reshape citizenship in Canada.

Date:

September 24, 2014 (56 minutes)


The Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program

Recorded on February 27, 2014 – This webinar provides an introductory overview of the Private Sponsorship of Refugees program in Canada including who is eligible for sponsorship, what are the criteria for sponsorship, what does the refugee sponsorship process look like, and what are sponsors’ responsibilities.

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Date:

February 27, 2014 (53 minutes)


Advocating for Refugee and Other Precarious Status Clients on Social Assistance Matters

Recorded on December 11, 2013 – A growing number of immigrant and refugee clients are having their benefits illegally terminated based on a misapplication of social assistance regulations.

Date:

December 11, 2013 (57 minutes)


Threats to Convention Refugee and Permanent Resident Status

Recorded on July 4, 2013 – The unqualified right of Convention Refugees to remain in Canada has been eroded by recent changes to the law. This webinar examines cessation and vacation proceedings where the Minister of Immigration applies to remove a person’s Protected Person status.

Date:

July 4, 2013 (58 minutes)


The New Basis of Claim Form (BOC) for Refugee Claims

Recorded on March 28, 2013 – In the wake of recent changes to the refugee determination process, this webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series looks at the first step in making a refugee claim, the new Basis of Claim (BOC) form, introduced in December 2012.  METRAC’s Legal Director Tamar Witelson is joined by lawyer and former Immigration and Refugee Board adjudicator Su

Date:

March 28, 2013 (1 hour and 15 minutes)

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METRAC


Sponsorship Breakdown and Domestic Violence: Preventing Deportation

Recorded on April 05, 2011 – This webinar is Part II of a two-part review of issues related to sponsorship breakdown and domestic violence presented by Jean Lash and Heather Neufeld of South Ottawa Community Legal Services. This webinar is for community service providers. It covers the steps in an initial interview, from assessing client safety to getting legal help.

Date:

April 5, 2011 (43 minutes)


Sponsorship Breakdown and Domestic Violence: Identifying the Problem

Recorded on April 4, 2011 – This webinar is Part I of a two-part review of issues related to sponsorship breakdown and domestic violence presented by Jean Lash and Heather Neufeld of South Ottawa Community Legal Services.

Date:

April 4, 2011 (39 minutes)

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