PIP News – November 2018

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A recap of the Peterborough Immigration Partnership’s work in November 2018 PIP’s ESL Forum hosts Professional Development Day with focus on Skills in Supporting ESL-learners On October 24th, the Peterborough Immigration Partnership’s ESL Forum, in collaboration with Trent University organised a professional development day for ESL instructors in Peterborough. Fifty participants were in attendance, including…

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With your help, newcomers are building their lives and skills in PTBO

Your Generous Support Builds a Diverse & Welcoming Peterborough, Thank You! Thank You for supporting the work of the New Canadians Centre as donors, funders, volunteers, and partners. We couldn’t do it without you!     Would You like to make a tax-deductible gift before the end of 2018? You can make a secure on-line…

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Upcoming Renovations at the New Canadians Centre

  Dear Clients & Friends, From Monday, November 12 to Friday, November 23, there will be some renovations occurring at our reception and boardroom areas. Minor disruptions may also occur on Friday, November 9 as we prepare. During this time, our main entrance on the top floor will be closed off. Clients, staff and friends…

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Statement on Pittsburgh shooting

The New Canadians Centre and members of the Peterborough Immigration Partnership stand with our friends in the Jewish community and their families. We send our condolences for the tragic losses and share in your grief. We renew our call to friends and supporters to come together to reject hate, violence, harm and intolerance and to…

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YMCA are key partners in welcoming newcomer youth and families in Peterborough

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Over the years, the YMCA of Central East Ontario has worked closely with the NCC team to welcome newcomers to our community. Through the Peterborough Welcome Pass, the YMCA provides a three-month complimentary family membership to newcomers. In 2017, 409 newcomers joined the YMCA through this program. Once this membership expires, many families utilise the…

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PIP News – October 2018

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A recap of the Peterborough Immigration Partnership’s work in October 2018 Pathways to Employment: Economic Integration Through Skills Training Over the past three months, the Peterborough Immigration Partnership has delivered three training programs to build the skills of newcomers in the food services and sewing sector. Culinary Skills Training 32 hours of training delivered to…

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PIP News – September 2018

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A recap of the Peterborough Immigration Partnership’s work in the month of September 2018 Newcomer Kitchen Peterborough finds success at VegFest 2018 The Newcomer Kitchen Peterborough ran a successful food vendor booth on September 16th at the second annual VegFest. This event concluded the group’s nearly year-long training with the New Canadians Centre and the…

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