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Send a Message of Welcome to a Newcomer this Holiday Season!

In November 2016, the New Canadians Centre launched the Messages of Hope initiative to help wish newcomers well during the holiday season. For many, their first holiday and winter in Canada. Since 2016, over 400 messages have been submitted. The cards were displayed at the entrance of the New Canadians Centre, welcoming clients, staff, and…

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New Canadians Centre Peterborough hires new Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 7, 2019 The Board of Directors of the New Canadians Centre Peterborough is very pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Cragg as the new Executive Director of the organization. Andy competed with highly qualified applicants from the Peterborough and broader region to be awarded the position. The New Canadians Centre…

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Reminiscing About Summer: Multicultural Canada Day Festival 2019 Video

As we say goodbye to Summer 2019, we reminisce on the highlights of what has been a joyous and exciting season. One of the biggest highlights was our annual Multicultural Canada Day Festival! This is a wonderful celebration of world cultures and their presence in Peterborough and Canada through food, craft, music, dance, fashion, and…

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New Brief-Services Drop-In Schedule – Effective September 9

Effective Monday, September 9, there will be a new Brief Services Drop-In schedule at our Peterborough Office. Brief Services Drop-in will be available between 9:30am and 12:00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. There will be no drop-in services on Wednesdays. Outside of these times, please book an appointment to see a Settlement Staff. Clients…

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Job Posting: Executive Director

Posting date: July 29, 2019 Closing date: August 23, 2019 The New Canadians Centre Peterborough is seeking an accomplished and highly collaborative leader to build on the work of previous Executive Directors. As the NCC’s next Executive Director, you inherit a stable but dynamic organization, a committed and experienced senior management team, a highly capable…

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Resignation of Ms. Hajni Hos as Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 28, 2019, 9:00am It is with regret that the Board of Directors announces the resignation of Ms. Hajni Hos as the Executive Director of the New Canadians Centre Peterborough, effective August 10, 2019. Hajni began her employment with the New Canadians Centre (NCC) as Employment Counsellor in 2008 and became the…

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Multicultural Canada Day Festival returns on July 1

Each year the New Canadians Centre brings together a fantastic group of international food and craft vendors and stage performers from around the world to present the organization’s annual Multicultural Canada Day Festival. “This year marks the 40th anniversary of the New Canadians Centre in Peterborough. In times of change and uncertainty, this has stayed…

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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 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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