Partnership Update

Now recruiting new participants for The Sewing Collective Program

Women sewing

The Sewing Collective is a training program supported by the New Canadians Centre that focuses on empowering newcomer women with sewing skills and English language skills in order to provide them with options that can support their future employment. Created in April 2017, the participants have now completed their training and we are now recruiting…

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We Are Not The Others: Stories of Integration sheds light on immigrant integration

We Are Not The Others: Stories of Integration was presented by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership and WUSC at Trent in partnership with the International Development Studies Department at Trent University on March 22 at The Venue with the goal of highlighting newcomer stories and experiences of integration. The event was kicked off with the WUSC…

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Syrian Women In Peterborough Say Thank You With Hand-Sewn Canadian Flags

In the Sunflower Room at the New Canadians Centre (NCC) in Peterborough, Ont., six women are busy sewing Canadian flags. Grateful for the support and friendship extended to them since fleeing their war torn country of Syria, the women of the collective are sewing the flags as a way of saying “thank you.” “One of…

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