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Come see a powerful documentary about Syrian uprising

A powerful new documentary about the early days of the uprising in Syria will be shown at the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre, in Southampton, on Saturday Dec. 577 more words

Refugee Sponsorship

Lessons in Paperwork

This blog post, although dry, is essential to those of you who are considering, or perhaps already expecting, to accept your own refugee families.  This was what we wanted to find out the most about before hand… 1,078 more words

9 ways to turn Black Friday into Cyber Monday

For us compulsive eaters, “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” can have very different meanings than for everyone else. One that we don’t like, and one that can really help us. 529 more words


Celebrating Five Years

The Durham Welcome Centres are celebrating 5 years of servicing the newcomer community.

As the newcomer population continues to grow in the Durham Region so does the use of the Welcome Centres. 207 more words


Newcomer families: The role of housing and wrap around supports in Winnipeg

IRCOM staff and participants.

By Jill Bucklaschuk,

As housing advocates across the country recognize National Housing Day on November 22nd, we must continue to acknowledge the central role of housing in building inclusive communities and seek ways to ensure that all low-income families have access to affordable, safe, and good quality housing. 872 more words

Feelings Every Immigrant Face

How did you feel when you landed in Calgary? Many people, like me, came to this city looking for better opportunities that our native countries unfortunately cannot offer. 467 more words


The Mentoring Partnership

The Mentoring Partnership (TMP) brings together newcomers and established professionals in occupation-specific mentoring relationships.

TRIEC’s The Mentoring Partnership has made over 12,000 mentoring matches. 142 more words

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