Canada Announce funding On IRCC’s Racialized Newcomer Women Pilot

On 9th December 2022 in Halifax Canada Renew up to 5.8 million fundings for IRCC’s Racialized Newcomer Women Pilot

Canada Funding on IRCC'S Racialized Newcomer Women Pilot

Canada Announce funding On IRCC’s Racialized Newcomer Women Pilot-min

On 9th December 2022 in Halifax, Canadian government make a committed statement to the full and equal participation of all women and girls in canada’s economic growth and prosperity that is why IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) is going to make easier for Racialized Newcomer Women to find a job by providing the full support and services Racialized Newcomer Women need to succeed.

Member of Parliament for Halifax, Lena Metlege Diab announced that the government of Canada is going to renew up to 5.8 million in funding until 2025 for 10 projects supported for the Racialized Newcomer Women Pilot. This announcement took place on behalf of Honorable Sean Fraser, Minister of IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada).

What is IRCC’s Racialized Newcomer Women Pilot?
Ircc’s Racialized Newcomer women pilot supports the delivery of targeted employment related settlement services, including work placements, mentorships and job related counseling. This Aims to help Racialized newcomer women find appropriate work in canada and progress in their careers. IRCC’s women pilot supports organizations that to designed and address the barriers faced by racialized newcomer women such as gender and race based discrimination unstable employement, and lack of affordable.

The best of the Government of Canada is that they are continuously working and collaborating with the organization across canada to end the gender based violence for all newcomers. The gender based Violence Settlement Sector Strategy project was created to support this goal. This is a unique project coordinated between the settlement and anti violence sectors that works on this gender based violence prevention by facilitating more action, awareness and multi sectoral collaboration and also supports the front line settlement sector workers to effectively respond to gender based violence and offer enhanced services for newcomers and refugees through information, training and tailored resources related to gender based violence.

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The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship said on 9th December “Racialized newcomer women face significant challenges in entering the workforce. This isn’t just about getting women jobs, it’s also about providing a sense of dignity and belonging. This support is integrated within the work the Government of Canada is doing to prevent and end gender-based violence by ensuring that gender equality is supported across all sectors. Canada’s gender equality is for all women.”
Lena Metlege Diab, Member of Parliament for Halifax West said “It is a pleasure to visit MetroWorks again to hear about their Deep Roots program that helps newcomer women learn skills, get job-ready and find a rewarding career in Canada. We know there are barriers to break down to ensure all immigrants can work in jobs that align with their skills and experience. Programs funded by the Racialized Newcomer Women Pilot Program are taking important steps to combat gender- and race-based discrimination, and I’m proud that the Government of Canada can be a partner in this work.”

Dave Rideout, President and CEO of MetroWorks Employment Association said “We are extremely pleased the Government of Canada is supporting our work with Racilaized Newcomer Women. We have seen tremendous growth in the skills, confidence and self-sufficiency of the women in the Deep Roots program. Their connections to the community and contributions to the Nova Scotia labour market strengthen as they move through the program. We are very proud of the work of the women and MetroWorks’ role in their journey.”

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