What is misinformation? How is it formed and spread? Why are we susceptible to misinformation? What can we do about it?

Misinformation – what it is and what you need to do to be ready for it

Every day there is something new that comes on my radar. Just as I think I’m going to share a course or workshop or recorded webinar I’ve come across in the past, a really great resource drops into my lap. Timely, important information. Here’s what I discovered today!

Interesting digital programs/projects in the immigrant and refugee-serving sector

As part of some work I’ve been doing, I’m collecting links to interesting digital programs and projects in the immigrant and refugee-serving sector. I definitely don’t have them all, but I’m up to 67 projects so far. Please add yours, or something you know about if you don’t see it!

Sharing Settlement and Integration Practices that Work

Pathways to Prosperity Canada recently launched an IRCC-funded project “to design, implement, and evaluate a process for identifying and sharing promising practices in settlement and integration with an empirical basis for their effectiveness. Over a two-year period, P2P will produce 25 videos and accompanying briefs on promising practices in the immigrant settlement and integration sector, targeting a range of service areas and client groups.”

Building a Newcomer-Centric Technology-Enabled Settlement Sector in Canada

I recently attended the 21st National Metropolis Conference in Halifax. I don’t get to these gatherings very often and they’re always a reminder of how much is happening in a very complex sector and how awesome and committed sector folks are. I presented a summary of some research work I’ve been doing for a client, and thought I’d share my presentation notes here.