Partnership News

EmPOWERing Newcomer Women through Creative Entrepreneurship

March 31, 2020

Newcomer women who face barriers to integration, whether social or economic, often experience isolation and a sense of disempowerment. They are often skilled and educated, but they don’t have the know-how nor the connections to develop these further into opportunities,…

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Supporting Social Justice Education through TEACH

March 27, 2020

March 2020 Edition of Partnership News by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership TEACH Outside the Box is a participatory educational model that supports educators to become agents for change in their schools and communities. TEACH hopes to firmly unite theory and practice,…

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PIP Annual Members Meeting Provides Updates from 2019/20 and Priorities for 2020/21

February 21, 2020

February 2020 Edition of Partnership News by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership Over 30 community partners gathered at the Annual Members Meeting of the Peterborough Immigration Partnership on Thursday, February 20 at the Venture North Building on George St. The leads…

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Family Literacy Day 2020 Inspired Families to Learn Together

February 21, 2020

February 2020 Edition of Partnership News by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership Family Literacy Day is celebrated in the last week of January each year as a way to promote the importance of reading and literacy. In Peterborough, a committee of…

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PIP Shares Insights on Engaging International Students & Inroads to Immigrant Entreprenurship

January 23, 2020

January 2020 Edition of Partnership News by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership Launched in 2008, the Peterborough Immigration Partnership has been working towards building a prosperous and inclusive community for all. The work of the partnership is broadly organised around working…

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Sewing Collective & Madderhouse Partnership Celebrates What It Means to Belong

December 19, 2019

December 2019 Edition of Partnership News by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership The Sewing Collective is a training program supported by the New Canadians Centre that empowers newcomer women with sewing and English language skills to provide them with options that can…

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ESL Providers in Peterborough Benefit from Professional Development Day

November 19, 2019

The ESL Forum strives to develop language training opportunities for newcomers and to provide support to individuals engaged in English Language instruction. The Forum is chaired by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership and comprises LINC and ESL providers, volunteer tutors and…

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Peterborough Immigration Partnership Launches Mobile Application for the Peterborough Welcome Pass

October 21, 2019

October 2019 Edition of Partnership News by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership Over the past year, we have partnered with Fleming College’s School of Trades and Technology to develop a mobile application to enhance the Peterborough Welcome Pass Program. The Peterborough…

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ESL Forum Launches Online Inventory of ESL Services

September 23, 2019

September 2019 Edition of Partnership News by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership The ESL Forum is a working group of the Peterborough Immigration Partnership. Monthly meetings are chaired by the New Canadians Centre, and English as a Second Language (ESL) providers…

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