We strive to empower immigrants and refugees to become full and equal members of Canadian society, and to provide community leadership to ensure cultural integration in a welcoming community.
Updated - April 2, 2020: As a precaution, our offices in Peterborough and Northumberland are closed to the public as staff move to work offsite as of Monday, March 16 until further notice. In-person Group activities continue to be cancelled until further notice. Some group activities are moving online. Please see list of online programming here.
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In these challenging times, we’ve taken time to reflect. In the last 40 years since the New Canadians Centre began, so much work has gone into helping newcomers and refugees…Read More
July 2020 Edition of Partnership News by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership At the start of the year, the New Canadians Centre through the Peterborough Immigration Partnership along with Madderhouse Textile Studios and Watson…Read More
FOR IMMEDITATE RELEASE PETERBOROUGH – Each year on July 1 the Multicultural Canada Day Festival brings our community together for a celebration of our country’s birthday and the multiculturalism that…Read More
PIP collaboration on Storytime and Discussion series celebrating diversity for children and families
June 2020 Edition of Partnership News by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership The Community Race Relations Committee of Peterborough, Compass Early Learning & Care and the New Canadians Centre are partnering to deliver a…Read More
Volunteer Peter van Katwijk brought his love and warmth for teaching to the NCC for more than 16 years
Peter van Katwijk understands how challenging it can be for newcomers to leave everything behind to build a new life, in a new country. “I came to Canada from Holland…Read More
The Peterborough Immigration Partnership acknowledges the ongoing struggles of racialized communities against systemic discrimination. We see you, we hear you and we stand in solidarity with you and others who…Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The New Canadians Centre honoured partners, volunteers and supporters at their 41st Annual General Meeting this evening with a special nod to a cherished friend. Executive Director…Read More
May 2020 Edition of Partnership News by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership The Workforce Development Board, a PIP Partner, hosted a research project through the Trent Community Research Centre this year exploring the economic…Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE #PtboIsMyHome – Multicultural Canada Day Festival 2020 PETERBOROUGH – Each year on July 1 the Multicultural Canada Day Festival brings our community together for a celebration of our…Read More
April 2020 Edition of Partnership News by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership Dear #Ptbo, We are #InThisTogether We are heartened and encouraged by the responsiveness of our Peterborough Immigration Partnership partners in continuing to…Read More
Each year, close to 120 newcomers are supported with their English Language learning and development through ESL groups offered for free at the New Canadians Centre. We’re deeply fortunate that…Read More
“I wouldn’t have a life without the New Canadians Centre.” That’s what Miguel Hernandez told me when I asked how the New Canadians Centre has helped him. Miguel is painting…Read More
Update – April 15: Through this project, over 600 much needed caps and headbands were sewn for frontline health workers at Peterborough Regional Health Centre. Here’s a report by Katrina…Read More