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Training Session: Sponsoring Refugees as a Group of Five

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Edmonton Mennonite Centre For Newcomers

11713 82 St NW

Edmonton, AB T5B 2V9

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The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP), in partnership with the Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers (EMCN), is hosting a free workshop on sponsoring refugees as a Group of Five, one way of sponsoring refugees through Canada's Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) Program.

Topics covered will include:

  • recent changes and updates to the PSR program;
  • specific requirements for Groups of Five;
  • eligibility and admissibility requirements for refugees being sponsored;
  • the sponsorship process;
  • how to identify an acceptable proof of refugee status; and
  • which forms need to be completed.

The session will be delivered in English only.

Sign-in will start at 5:20 pm and the training session will begin at 5:30 pm. Light refreshments will be provided.


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Who is this event for?

This event is for any individual or organization staff/member seeking information about the sponsorship of refugees through a Group of Five. For more information about what a Group of Five is, please see the website of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) here: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/refugees/sponsor/groups.asp


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Scott by email at mscott@rstp.ca or by calling (780) 391-3228.

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