Grant Supports Goal of Creating Positive, Lasting Change in Peterborough

Freedom 55 Financal

“When we are welcoming and supportive of diversity, our entire community benefits,” explains Nicole Barry, Sales Support Manager, Freedom 55 Financial, a division of London Life.   Supporting programs that provide language development, skills enhancement and community connection for new Canadians, Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life recently made a $5,000 contribution through their…

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We Are Not The Others: Stories of Integration sheds light on immigrant integration

We Are Not The Others: Stories of Integration was presented by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership and WUSC at Trent in partnership with the International Development Studies Department at Trent University on March 22 at The Venue with the goal of highlighting newcomer stories and experiences of integration. The event was kicked off with the WUSC…

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Request for Proposals: Multicultural Childcare Centre Feasibility Study

The New Canadians Centre Peterborough invites you to submit a proposal to provide consulting services for a Multicultural Child Care Centre Feasibility Study. Your proposal must contain recommendations to satisfy the requirements described in the “Terms of Reference” section supplied with this request. During the period for proposal preparation, any questions concerning the requirements should…

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NCC Seeks Board Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 6, 2018 The New Canadians Centre Peterborough Seeks Board Directors The New Canadians Centre Peterborough (NCC) is seeking volunteer Board Directors. As the local settlement agency, the New Canadians Centre Peterborough strives to empower immigrants and refugees to become full and equal members of Canadian society, and to provide community leadership…

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Mar 3: 6th Annual Gala "One Night in Zimbabwe"

Join us on Saturday March 3, 2018! At this sixth annual gala event, we look forward to sharing some highlights of Zimbabwean culture with you. Our musical guests Nhapitapi will be sharing the stage with performers from the Trent Fashion Society and Trent African and Caribbean Student Union. Two Dishes Cookshop will also be presenting a specially-designed Zim-inspired…

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Changes in Drop-in format for Appointments (effective Jan. 2, 2018)

Starting January 2, 2018 the New Canadians Centre will have new drop-in hours.  Our organisation has grown quickly in the last few years.  Last year we welcomed more than 800 new clients from over 75 different countries.  To handle the increased demand in services, we need to set specific drop-in times for brief services.  During drop-in times, clients and…

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Submit a Message of Hope

Messages of Hope is an initiative of the New Canadians Centre, created in 2016. Over 100 community members have already submitted messages of hope to welcome newcomers and wish them well. These messages are displayed on our Wall of Hope, welcoming all clients and community members. Messages of Hope cards are available at our office…

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Choose Hope Today

“I’ve learned what a hard worker Omar is. I only have to show him something once, and he’s got it mastered.” — Sue Houde, Two Dishes Cookshop Sue Houde wasn’t planning on hiring any new staff at her restaurant Two Dishes. That was before she met Omar Hattab.   With your help in 2016/2017, the…

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Because of you, Wesal and her family are safe

  As a supporter of the New Canadians Centre, you have joined us in making a difference in the lives of newcomers from all over the world. Your support enables us to continue to be a leader of cultural integration in our community and to empower immigrants and refugees to become full and equal members…

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