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The Evolution of the Immigrant Experience In Kitchener-Waterloo

In 2009, the twin cities lead the country in hate crime. Kitchener-Waterloo was  sitting at 17.9 hate fuelled offences per 100,000 people, a number that had tripled from 2008. 2,025 more words


All things "hairy" - where to go for your next haircut!

One of the many  challenges in moving to a new city/country (aside from figuring out how to grocery shop and drive!) is finding a good person to cut your hair! 292 more words


A New Welcome Centre Manager for Pickering

Pam DeWilde is the new Pickering Welcome Centre Manager!

Pam DeWilde first became involved with supporting newcomers to Durham Region through her involvement with the Inter-Church Immigrant Support Group. 166 more words


Pennsic for Newcomers

Pennsic is rapidly approaching and we are working on plans to make it an even better experience for any newcomers in attendance. The Æthelmearc Kingdom Chatelaine, Baroness Desiderata Drake, would like to invite those who are new to the SCA and/or new to Pennsic, to the following activities: 493 more words


Market guide: Malcha Marg

There are so many markets in the city it’s difficult to know where to start. A little guide that told me something about a few of Delhi’s markets when I first arrived would have been really handy. 374 more words

Shopping, Markets And More

New Report: Social Housing With Supports - The case of WestEnd Commons

By Jess Klassen

Since late 2014, twenty-six families in Winnipeg’s inner city have been living in a new, supportive social and affordable housing complex called WestEnd Commons. 358 more words

Understanding American schools: the answers to newcomers' most frequently asked questions

Author: Anne P. Copeland with Georgia Bennett

Language: English

Summary: A guide for newcomers from around the world to help you navigate the challenges of understanding the US school system, from pre-school through high school. 168 more words