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“I Learned to Trust Myself”

April 9, 2024

I won’t lie – it can get pretty boring being a carpenter square. I help you to draw straight lines at different angles. Next to the power tools that whirr…

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Work with Us

April 4, 2024

The New Canadians Centre is a unique and dynamic work environment in which you are required to work collaboratively as well as independently. The one thing all members of the NCC…

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Peterborough Immigration Partnership Annual Members Meeting & Professional Development 2024

March 21, 2024

On Tuesday March 20, 2024, Peterborough Immigration Partnership members gathered to receive an update of activities over the year and to participate in three sessions for professional development. Agenda for…

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“Hi! I am your neighbour”

February 27, 2024

“Our Neighbourhood” introduces the community to the compelling stories of six newcomers who have made Nogojiwanong-Peterborough their home and neighbourhood. The videos delve into the unique stories and journeys of…

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You Create the Opportunity to Respond

February 13, 2024

Dear Friend, On this cold winter day, can you use some good news? I received this letter from a partner organisation about one of our clients: This made my day!…

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Estate & Financial Planning: For You, Your Family and Everyone Else

January 25, 2024

On January 17, 2024, we organised a workshop to learn how you can make sure that your family is taken care of and how you can also leave a lasting legacy in…

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Seeking Board Members

January 24, 2024

The New Canadians Centre is looking for board directors to join the governance team that shapes and advises on the strategic priorities of our organization. NCC is seeking to fill…

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“Be kind”

November 16, 2023

In a rapidly changing world, there are those who remain steadfast in their commitment to community support.  Meet Lou Marles, an Information Technology (IT) contractor who has played an important…

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A New Family for Me

November 13, 2023

Edited 28 December 2023: We love to cook at the Women’s Group, like a big family. Do you have a favourite dish that reminds you of family? This Chilaquiles recipe…

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Community Interpretation Training (Nov2023-Feb2024)

September 26, 2023

The New Canadians Centre is offering a 12-week Community Interpretation Training program starting mid-November 2023. Please join the information session on Wednesday, October 11, from 7:00 to 8:00pm if you are…

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Celebrating the Power of Youth: International Youth Day

August 12, 2023

On August 12, we celebrate International Youth Day. This year “Youth Empowerment for a Sustainable Future” focuses on encouraging young people to lead in creating a more sustainable and resilient…

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Cultural Fusions

August 9, 2023

To celebrate multiculturalism in Peterborough, we have created Cultural Fusions, a series of six videos showcasing different cultures and traditions through dance and music performances. Cultural Fusion brings dancers and…

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National Indigenous History Month & National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21, 2023

In Canada, June is dedicated to National Indigenous History Month, providing a valuable occasion to delve into the distinctive cultures, traditions, and experiences of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples.…

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World Refugee Day 2023: Healing and Hope for Canada’s Newcomers

June 20, 2023

Every year on June 20th, the world comes together to observe World Refugee Day. It is a day dedicated to raising awareness about the challenges faced by refugees around the…

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National Volunteer Week

April 24, 2023

Last week, we celebrated National Volunteer Week. We are grateful and acknowledge the importance of volunteering to strengthen and vibrancy of our communities. Volunteer contributions are valued and meaningful. It…

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What Is Your Superpower?

April 17, 2023

Dear Friend, Can I tell you a story? I think that our lives are like books, and they have many chapters. In each chapter, there are unique problems that must…

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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21, 2023

March 21st is International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. This day recognizes that the injustices and prejudices fueled by racial discrimination take place every day. The United Nations…

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Information for Ukrainians Coming to Canada

February 1, 2023

Are you new to Canada? Our team is happy to help you! Please contact us to make an appointment so that we can share resources related to employment, immigration, financial…

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Community Interpretation Training (Feb-April 2023)

January 5, 2023

The New Canadians Centre is offering a 10-week Community Interpretation Training program starting early February 2023. Please join the information session on Tuesday January 17 from 7:00 to 8:00pm if…

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“Because you helped us, now we can help others”

December 6, 2022

“The conductor wouldn’t turn the lights on when it got dark. We all knew why.But all the children on the train, how must it feel like for them?” Liza Maslova…

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Upcoming Activities

Spring New-to-You Giveaway

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
St. James United Church

Are you a newcomer to Canada? Come to the New-To-You Spring Giveaway! Saturday, April 13, between 10am and 12pm and pick up needed items for free!

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Beginner English Group (Online)

April 15 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Do you have little or no English? Want to learn English in a friendly environment? Drop-in for our weekly Beginner English Groups. Our volunteer English Instructor will teach you the…

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Intermediate to Advanced Spanish Conversation Group (In-Person)

April 15 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
New Canadians Centre

Develop your Spanish speaking and listening skills. Join our Intermediate to Advanced Level Group to continue practising and growing your Spanish skills through conversation and interactive activities. This group requires…

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