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Inclusivity and Diversity Supports Community Growth & Stability

Gabriele Zeh-Abramsky

Supporting and encouraging diversity and inclusivity in our communities benefits everyone, according to Gabriele Zeh-Abramsky, Board Director, New Canadians Centre Peterborough. “When people come to Canada to build a new life they have to face so many challenges – from learning a new language to understanding the culture,” says Gabriele. “When we welcome and support…

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Multicultural Festival Brings People Together in Peterborough

People dancing on a field

For over 10 years, the New Canadians Centre has facilitated the popular Multicultural Canada Day Festival in Peterborough on Canada Day, July 1. The festival celebrates diversity and multiculturalism, and its significance in our community and Canada. This year, over 3000 people braved the blistering heat on one of the hottest Canada Days in recent…

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We formed a team to welcome a refugee family – This is why

Since 2015, over 300 community members from Peterborough have joined us as volunteers in welcoming refugee families. These volunteers have formed over 30 support teams, providing assistance to new refugee families and individuals as they make Peterborough their new home. Natalie Napier, Patricia Donnelly, and Tom Reader are three members from the “Near North Enders”…

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Help Us Win $10,000! Great Canadian Giving Challenge starts June 1

With $10,000, the New Canadians Centre can provide life-enriching programs for newcomer youth that allow them to express themselves – building confidence and a sense of belonging to the city they call home. This month, Canada Helps and GIV3 is donating $10,000 to a deserving charity through their Great Canadian Giving Challenge. Every $1 donated…

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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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