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Celebrating the Power of Youth: International Youth Day 2024

July 24, 2024

Every year on August 12, the world unites to celebrate International Youth Day, recognizing the immense potential and impact of the younger generation. Youth, often defined as individuals between the…

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Launch of 45for45 Donations Matching Campaign

July 10, 2024

Edited 10 July 2024: We have wrapped up this donation matching campaign after working hard in May and June. We have great news to share – we did it! With…

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Lessons from the Land 2024 – Building Bridges Towards Reconciliation in Nogojiwanong

June 26, 2024

For many years, the New Canadians Centre organised Multicultural Canada Day on July 1, a celebration of the rich diversity of culture that we enjoy in Canada and locally here…

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2024 Canadian Multicultural Festival

June 15, 2024

June 27 is Canadian Multiculturalism Day. For the month of June, the New Canadians Centre is organizing the third Canadian Multicultural Festival, a series of programs and events to celebrate…

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Launch of Multicultural Festival

June 5, 2024

New Canadians Centre launches Multicultural Food Crawl 2024 PETERBOROUGH – June 27 is Canadian Multiculturalism Day. For the month of June, the New Canadians Centre will be organizing the Canadian…

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Honoring National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day

May 28, 2024

As June unfolds, we join in the celebration of National Indigenous History Month and look forward to commemorating National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21st. These observances provide us with…

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Celebrating Pride Month: Embracing Diversity and Inclusion

May 28, 2024

As June dawns upon us, the New Canadians Centre is happy to join in the celebration of Pride Month—a time to honor and uplift the 2SLGBTQ+ community, celebrate diversity, and…

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Support for Palestinians resettling in Cobourg

May 18, 2024

We have connected with Eman Alatbash, an NCC client who is living in Cobourg. Since the conflict started in Gaza, Eman has been trying to get her family to safety.…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Olajumoke Fatoki

May 10, 2024

Meet Olajumoke Fatoki! Pronouns: she/herVolunteer Role/Position(s): Refugee Support Team Leader/Member & Special Events VolunteerVolunteering Since: January 2024Languages: English & Yoruba Why do you love volunteering at our Centre?“I love volunteering at the New Canadians Centre…

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OCASI Calls On Speaker To Lift Ban On Keffiyehs

May 7, 2024

OCASI CALLS ON THE SPEAKER OF THE ONTARIO LEGISLATURE TO LIFT HIS BAN ON KEFFIYEHS IN THE CHAMBER Toronto / May 6, 2024 – The Ontario Council of Agencies Serving…

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Promoting Mental Health Awareness: Observing Mental Health Week

April 29, 2024

As Mental Health Week approaches, the New Canadians Centre stands in solidarity with individuals and communities across Canada in raising awareness and fostering dialogue about mental health. Organized by the…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Paul Aoki

April 22, 2024

Meet Paul Aoki! Volunteer Role/Position(s): Group FacilitatorVolunteering Since: 2019Languages: “I speak English and Spanish and I volunteer as a teacher in both languages.” Why do you love volunteering at our Centre?“I assist in a beginners English…

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Health Fair for Newcomers to Canada

April 22, 2024

Learn about Navigating the Healthcare System Date: Wednesday April 24, 2024Time: 11:00am to 2:00pmLocation: St. James United Church / NCC (221 Romaine St.) Drop In Between 11am and 2pm to…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Karen Taylor

April 17, 2024

Meet Karen Taylor! Volunteer Role/Position(s): Refugee Support Team MemberVolunteering Since: April 2013Languages: “English, some French and Spanish, and, thanks to the family I’m working with, a few very badly pronounced words in Kinyarwanda”  Why…

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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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Upcoming Activities

English and Coffee

July 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
New Canadians Centre

During the summer, we are hosting a special time to learn English together through friendly and engaging conversations. Whether you’re a beginner or looking to refine your language skills, our…

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Summer Fun Day at Lakefield College School *FULL*

July 29 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Lakefield College School

Edited Jul 4 – this trip is now full Join us for a fun summer afternoon at Lakefield College School! Bring your family to try Slip’N’Slide down the hill. There…

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English and Coffee

July 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Canadians Centre

During the summer, we are hosting a special time to learn English together through friendly and engaging conversations. Whether you’re a beginner or looking to refine your language skills, our…

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