PIP News – April 2019

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A recap of the Economic Integration projects facilitated by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership from April 2018 to March 2019 From April 2018 to March 2019, training programs were delivered to help build skills of newcomers in the food services and sewing sector. These programs fall within the Economic Integration of Refugees in Peterborough project, provincially…

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Bringing People Together at One Night in the Philippines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fundraiser raises $25,000 in support of the New Canadians Centre   Getting involved with the Filipino community is something Edward Rama has wanted to do for a long time. “I’ve often thought about how I could volunteer my time to do something that would support the Filipino community, and perhaps bring me…

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PIP News – March 2019

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A recap of the Peterborough Immigration Partnership’s work in March 2019 Sewing Skills for Beginners Class provided 32-hours of instruction to newcomer women “I love it, I LOVE it! Every day I want to do something new.” These were the words of Fabiola Carrasco, a newcomer from Mexico when she received her certificate for completing…

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PIP response to New Zealand mosque shootings

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Statement Released On: March 15, 2019 The Peterborough Immigration Partnership offers our deepest condolences to friends and family of those killed and injured in the mosque attacks of Christchurch, New Zealand. We wish to offer support to the local Muslim community and collectively re-affirm our commitment to building a broadly inclusive community. On November 14,…

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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 to ensure cultural integration in a welcoming community.   The NCC serves more…

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PIP News – February 2019

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A recap of the Peterborough Immigration Partnership’s work in February 2019   An Introductory Course in Screen Printing provided six newcomer women a chance to creatively express themselves, network, and build their community This winter, 6 newcomer women participated in a two-month introductory screen printing series by Madderhouse Textile Studios. The program, specially developed and…

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PIP News – January 2019

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A recap of the Peterborough Immigration Partnership’s work in January 2019 Peterborough Immigration Partnership to sponsor panel at ReFrame Film Festival Over the years, the New Canadians Centre and Peterborough Immigration Partnership have been proud supporters of the ReFrame Film Festival. At this year’s event, we will be sponsoring the panel “Who Gets to Tell…

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PIP News – December 2018

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A recap of the Peterborough Immigration Partnership’s work in December 2018 Newcomer Kitchen Peterborough is the newest vendor at the Peterborough Regional Farmers Market (PRFM) During the month of December, and with much support and enthusiasm, the Peterborough Regional Farmers Market (PRFM) welcomed its newest food vendor: Newcomer Kitchen Peterborough. This is a great opportunity…

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Local schools come together to help welcome newcomers this holiday season

“Welcome to the wonderful town of Peterborough!” The New Canadians Centre Peterborough welcomes over 800 newcomers from across the world each year. The holiday season can be a tough time for new families as they adjust to their new surroundings, language, and even climate. To help welcome newcomers this season, Grade 9 students of Ecole…

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