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The Immigrant Fair on October 6, 2015 at the Vancouver Public Library

This is an opportunity for newcomers to Vancouver to explore careers, education and settlement programs. The Vancouver Public Library is located at 350 West Georgia Street and the fair will take place from 10 a.m. 19 more words


2014-15 Preview: The new guys

Yesterday, we provided our review of the returning letterwinners from last year’s Miami club that finished dead last in the inaugural NCHC regular season but just a goal away from a Frozen Faceoff championship. 1,051 more words

Miami RedHawks

Because the Sun has Gone - North Albion Collegiate Institute and Why this is a Canadian Issue

“If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars”.
-Rabindranath Tagore

Given the proximity of my work to North Albion Collegiate Institute it should come as no surprise that the recent death of Hamid Aminzada was no mere tragic news item to me, but a rupture in my heart. 278 more words

Open Day at Uni

Hello everyone! Yesterday the Student Union at the university created this open day event which I attended. The time set for the event was at 10 on a Friday (so you probably know what I felt like, waking up early on a Friday). 272 more words


In Defense of the Church Choir

A few months ago, a blog post from Jonathan gave rise to my own thoughts about musical traditions in worship.  In some ways, Jonathan and I could hardly have less in common–we are of different generations, genders, Christian traditions, geographic regions.  1,684 more words

Newcomers' Dictionary -- Help Requested

Greetings from Lady Allison of Forgotten Sea! I am currently beginning work on the Newcomer’s Section of the Kingdom of Calontir website, in an effort to help new members become more comfortable quickly and to perhaps bring in other new members as well. 1,153 more words


September Calendar at the Newcomers' Centre

Citizenship Test Preparation Workshop (by registration only)

Location:  Toronto Public Library (Eglinton Square Branch)
1 Eglinton Square, Toronto, M1L 2K1
Date: September 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2014 (Wednesdays) 91 more words