PIP News – May 2019

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A recap of the Peterborough Immigration Partnership’s work in the month of May 2019 The Trent Community Research Centre (TCRC) at Trent University offers experiential learning opportunities for students through unique community-based research and education projects. They support local organisations with meaningful community-based research conducted by Trent students. This year, four undergraduate students at Trent…

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NCC Spring Dinner Party: Celebrating Newcomers and Volunteers Together

On May 1st, 40 volunteers and 80 new Canadians attended our NCC Spring Dinner Party – an opportunity to celebrate all they have achieved together by sharing a wonderful evening of food, music and dance at the Canadian Canoe Museum. The event gave NCC staff and newcomers a chance to thank the dedicated volunteers who…

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Leon’s Peterborough Helping Newcomers Transition to a New Community

“Donations of time and support are my attempt to reciprocate the kindness the community has shown us for many years,” says Tom Reburn Jr.  The co-owner and general manager of Leon’s Peterborough has been a good friend to the New Canadians Centre for many years – supporting some of the organization’s key fundraising events.  Recently,…

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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 were funded by the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration and implemented…

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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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