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One Year of Afghan Resettlement

August 4, 2022

One year ago today, Canada welcomed the first set of Afghan refugees following the Taliban takeover. With a goal of resettling 40,000 people, 17,050 people have arrived thus far in…

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A Chance at Safety and Security

June 20, 2022

Parwaiz Hamidy remembers the relief he felt when he landed in Toronto and knew that his family was safe for the first time in years. He recalls living each day…

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Forming Meaningful Connections Through Volunteering Creates Positive Change

April 28, 2022

In celebration of National Volunteer Week 2022 (April 24 to 30), we are spotlighting some of our amazing volunteers and the contributions they have made to the New Canadians Centre…

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We Need Your Help to Raise $20,000 for the Client Emergency Fund

April 1, 2022

Dear Friend, This month, 8-year old Mykola hopes to celebrate a very special birthday – his first in Canada. Mykola was born in Ukraine during rising political instability and unrest…

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A Focus on Building Skills for Employment and Career Exploration

March 9, 2022

At the New Canadians Centre, the Workplace Integration team helps newcomers join the workforce by providing job search support and coaching. Recognising the importance of building and expanding skills for…

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Response to Ukrainian Crisis

March 1, 2022

Updated: July 13, 2022 Information for Ukrainians Coming to Canada About the Canada-Ukraine Authorisation for Emergency Travel (CUAET) Please contact us to make an appointment if you are new to…

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Have Your Voice Heard! Northumberland Immigrant Needs Assessment

March 1, 2022

Were you born in another country and do you now live in Northumberland County? The New Canadians Centre would like to hear from you!  Please take 10 minutes to fill…

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Peterborough Immigration Partnership hosts PD Day on Supporting Language Learners

February 28, 2022

The Peterborough Immigration Partnership through a collaboration between Trent University, Fleming College, and the New Canadians Centre offered its annual Professional Development Day on Friday, February 25. The day brings…

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Newcomer eager to help out the community in a time of need

February 28, 2022

Hemnath Mouli is an international student from India who arrived in Canada in Spring 2021. Since arriving, he has immersed himself into the Peterborough community by volunteering and exploring what…

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Volunteer Jeff Ji Pays Forward the Kindness They Once Received

February 1, 2022

Volunteers come to the New Canadians Centre through many different paths. Some come from families who themselves received help from NCC in the past.  Jeff Ji’s family immigrated from China…

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How You Can Close Your Workforce Gap With International Students

January 25, 2022

Canada has announced ambitious new immigration targets to meet labour market needs & support economic prosperity. International students play a critical role in this. Businesses and organizations that tap into…

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Community Interpretation Training (Feb-April 2022)

January 16, 2022

The New Canadians Centre is offering a 10-week Community Interpretation Training program starting early February 2022. We will cover the costs for a maximum of 15 participants in this program.…

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12 Moments of Hope: A Look Back at 2021

December 17, 2021

Bringing People Together is at the heart of the New Canadians Centre. This year, that focus has been more important than ever. Hope transforms lives. Whether it’s in the friends…

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Bringing People Together in Northumberland

December 17, 2021

The New Canadians Centre serves over 150 clients a year in Northumberland County. With many people working and learning from home, opportunities to connect and build community are vital, especially…

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Warm Hearts, Warm Hands, Warm Welcome at the NCC Winter Party

December 17, 2021

Typically, the New Canadians Centre hosts our annual winter celebration in person, but for the second year in a row, we gathered over Zoom to welcome winter.  We had wonderful…

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This Is What Hope Looks Like

November 24, 2021

In 2016, nine-year-old Amani and her family came to Peterborough from Syria. Her youngest sister was born in the refugee camp a month earlier. Waiting for their parents at our…

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Donation from TD Bank helps support newcomers’ integration and foster diversity and inclusion in Peterborough and Northumberland

November 23, 2021

Recently moved to Ontario from another province, Sebastien Tinor-Roy (TD’s District Leader – Lakeway District Greater Ontario Region) empathizes with the challenges newcomers face when adapting to a new environment.…

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From No English to Business Owner – Mohammad Wahbi’s Story

October 29, 2021

Perseverance and community come together to create the perfect recipe for success for Mohammad Wahbi and his family.  Mohammad has worked in upholstering since 1995 and ran his own business…

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Peterborough Immigrant Needs Assessment 2021 Report

October 29, 2021

October 2021 Edition of Partnership News by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership In March 2021, the Peterborough Immigration Partnership conducted a needs assessment to gather feedback to provide important information for the Partnership to…

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Employment Supports at the NCC Help Abhi Soni Land his Dream Job

September 23, 2021

From factories to grocery stores, Abhi Soni worked many jobs and long hours when he first arrived in Canada before finally landing his dream job.  Growing up in India, Abhi…

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Welcome to School – Introduction Day

August 22

Is your family new to Canada with school-aged children? Join us for a one-day introduction to school for New to Canada and Multilingual Learner Families Find out how school works…

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Welcome to School – Introduction Day

August 23

Is your family new to Canada with school-aged children? Join us for a one-day introduction to school for New to Canada and Multilingual Learner Families Find out how school works…

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Welcome to School – Introduction Day

August 24

Is your family new to Canada with school-aged children? Join us for a one-day introduction to school for New to Canada and Multilingual Learner Families Find out how school works…

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