Settlement workers help newcomers access resources in their community. … Read More Celebrating 10 years of LSP
After moving around the world for four decades as an ESL teacher and wife of a Canadian diplomat, Barbara Campbell knows how difficult it can be for women in a foreign country to find time for themselves.
We’d like to wish everyone a happy Canada Day, especially newcomers to Canada who are celebrating with us for the first time. We’re pleased to announce that we’ve received a grant of $20,470 from the Immigration Partnership Council that we’ll be using to host English conversation circles for Syrian newcomers, beginning this fall. The grant funding… Read More Happy Canada Day: Welcoming newcomers
It’s in the news every day. You’ve been talking about it with family, friends, and neighbours. The refugee crisis has been the topic of conversation for months now, and the Canadian government has revealed details of its plan for 25,000 Syrians to be settled in Canada by the end of February, 2016.
It’s Citizenship Week in Canada (Oct. 12 – Oct. 18) and we wanted to let you know more about the services Kitchener Public Library and our community partners offer for newcomers to Canada. Eltag Elkhalifa is one of several settlement workers from the KW Multicultural Centre who offer services at Kitchener Public Library locations. The… Read More It’s Citizenship Week in Canada!