Partnership News

Peterborough Immigration Partnership hosts PD Day on Supporting Language Learners

February 28, 2022

The Peterborough Immigration Partnership through a collaboration between Trent University, Fleming College, and the New Canadians Centre offered its annual Professional Development Day on Friday, February 25. The day brings together volunteers and professionals who teach and support multilingual learners…

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How You Can Close Your Workforce Gap With International Students

January 25, 2022

Canada has announced ambitious new immigration targets to meet labour market needs & support economic prosperity. International students play a critical role in this. Businesses and organizations that tap into immigrant talent are deriving a competitive advantage and building their…

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Peterborough Immigrant Needs Assessment 2021 Report

October 29, 2021

October 2021 Edition of Partnership News by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership In March 2021, the Peterborough Immigration Partnership conducted a needs assessment to gather feedback to provide important information for the Partnership to shape how we design and deliver programs and services to…

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Newcomer Leadership Group members collaborate to build an online community for newcomers in Peterborough

July 30, 2021

In our commitment to making equity and inclusion our way of life, we set out to help newcomers and refugees to navigate opportunities to be leaders in the community. We brought together the inaugural Newcomer Leadership Group in March 2021 after…

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Home Based Business Incubator Program Supports Aspiring Newcomer Women Entrepreneurs

June 16, 2021

June 2021 Edition of Partnership News by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership At the start of May, the New Canadians Centre launched the HOBBI (Home-Based Business Incubator) Program. The 10-week skills training program is for newcomer women who are aspiring entrepreneurs. We have a…

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NCC and Trent Radio partner to empower newcomers to tell their stories on the radio

May 26, 2021

“I learned that you should always tell your stories, even if you are shy. It helps you by laughing and someone can learn about your experiences” says 11-year old Jorge Escalera Arroyo. Jorge was one of five newcomers who recently…

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Telling Our Stories through Movement

March 21, 2021

March 2021 Edition of Partnership News by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership At the end of February, artists Mithila Ballal and Kate Story presented the “Finding Your Story Through Movement” workshop as part of the Common Threads Collective Land(ing) project.  Mithila shares some reflections…

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Empowering Newcomers to Tell Their Stories through Public Speaking Training

February 26, 2021

February 2021 Edition of Partnership News by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership There’s a story in each of us. Uncovering and telling that story can help us relate, connect, heal, and build bridges of friendship and understanding. Settling in a new country undoubtedly carries…

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Land(ing) in Story

December 21, 2020

December 2020 Edition of Partnership News by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership This month, the Common Threads Collective (CTC) delivered their first workshop associated with their Public Energy residency. Text as a Design Element in Garment and Costume Design was a two-part workshop that took place…

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