Refugee Sponsorship Training Program

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Past Webinars

  • Planning for Month 13: New Brunswick Social Assistance

    December 20, 2016.  This webinar provides an overview of the process of transitioning from private sponsorship to Social Assistance in New Brunswick. Guest speaker, Sacha Hamming, Social Development Transition Coordinator with the Y of Greater Saint John, provides a detailed overview of the general eligibility and process, as well as answers questions from sponsors.  Please click on […]

  • Planning for Month 13: Nova Scotia Income Assistance

    December 19, 2016.  This webinar provides an overview of the process of transitioning from private sponsorship to Income Assistance in Nova Scotia. Guest speakers from the Department of Community Services, Denise MacDonald-Billard (Director of Income Assistance, DCS), and Cyd Lepage, (Income Assistance Specialist, Central Region, DCS) provide a detailed overview of the eligibility, process, as well […]

  • Sponsoring Refugees Through a Group of Five

    Are you a member of a Group of Five but not sure what forms are needed? Wondering what happens to a refugee sponsorship application after you submit in Canada? This web-based training session offered more information about the necessary forms, the in-Canada processing of G5 applications, common reasons for returns/rejections, refugee status recognition proof and […]

  • Completing the IMM0008 Forms

    Step-by-step, this video reviews important items contained in the forms that comprise the permanent residence application package for refugees abroad.

  • Becoming a Community Sponsor Webinar – Dec 15, 2015

    Are you part of an organization, association or corporation that would like to engage in community sponsorship of refugees? This webinar led by an RSTP Trainer will cover the application forms, processes, timelines, documentation required by both sponsoring group and refugee applicants, as well as the process of identifying or having a refugee profile referred […]

  • Group of Five Refugee Sponsorship

    Are you a member of a Group of Five but not sure what forms are needed? Wondering what happens to a refugee sponsorship application after you submit in Canada? This web-based training session offered more information about the necessary forms, the in-Canada processing of G5 applications, common reasons for returns/rejections, refugee status recognition proof and […]

  • October 6, 2015 – Overview of Private Refugee Sponsorship

    This webinar provides an overview of the Private Sponsorship of Refugees program in Canada (excluding Quebec). The information in the webinar is only up to date as of October 6, 2015. Contact RSTP at info@rstp.ca for the most updated information.  

  • Overview Webinar: Private Sponsorship of Refugees program in Canada

    This webinar provides an overview of the Private Sponsorship of Refugees program in Canada (excluding Quebec). The information in the webinar is only up to date as of September 15, 2015. On September 19, 2015,  the Canadian Government announced it has temporarily exempt Syrians and Iraqis from the requirement to provide proof of refugee status in […]