Partnership News

PIP Collaboration Shares Diverse Stories for Children and Families

September 1, 2020

August 2020 Edition of Partnership News by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership The Community Race Relations Committee of Peterborough, Compass Early Learning & Care and the New Canadians Centre have been partnering to deliver a storytime & discussion series on Facebook called “Stories For Hope, Healing and Belonging”.…

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Newcomer Sewing Crew delivers masks to Fleming College and PARN

July 28, 2020

July 2020 Edition of Partnership News by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership At the start of the year, the New Canadians Centre through the Peterborough Immigration Partnership along with Madderhouse Textile Studios and Watson & Lou facilitated the Creative Entrepreneurship for Newcomer Women project…

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Thank You Migrant Workers

July 28, 2020

Early in June, we reached out to volunteers to participate in an initiative to welcome and support migrant farm workers in our area.  Every year, migrant farm workers come from all over the world to support the physically-demanding work of…

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PIP collaboration on Storytime and Discussion series celebrating diversity for children and families

June 19, 2020

June 2020 Edition of Partnership News by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership The Community Race Relations Committee of Peterborough, Compass Early Learning & Care and the New Canadians Centre are partnering to deliver a storytime & discussion series called “Stories For Hope, Healing and…

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Statement from the Peterborough Immigration Partnership

June 2, 2020

The Peterborough Immigration Partnership acknowledges the ongoing struggles of racialized communities against systemic discrimination. We see you, we hear you and we stand in solidarity with you and others who are working to break down the systems of inequality.

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The Economic Impact of International Students on Peterborough’s Local Economy

May 25, 2020

May 2020 Edition of Partnership News by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership The Workforce Development Board, a PIP Partner, hosted a research project through the Trent Community Research Centre this year exploring the economic impact of international students in Peterborough and surrounding area. The…

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Partnering for stability during uncertain times

April 27, 2020

At a time when the meaning of employment is shifting for many, newcomer women are finding some stability through this work. Their confidence is growing as they see their skills being valued, and thanks to Madderhouse and Watson & Lou…

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Community Resources & Response Plans to COVID-19

April 27, 2020

April 2020 Edition of Partnership News by the Peterborough Immigration Partnership Dear #Ptbo, We are #InThisTogether We are heartened and encouraged by the responsiveness of our Peterborough Immigration Partnership partners in continuing to provide support for our community. Many agencies continue to provide…

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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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