Mentoring is a “Gift and a Privilege”

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We have a wide range of excellent mentors at CultureLink.  Paul Thorne is a great example (the tall man at the back).  Paul became involved in the Syrian Men’s Mentorship Program because he heard what was happening in Syria and could not imagine being forced to leave his own home due to war, especially with children. He and fellow mentor, …

Hit Restart for Engineers

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CultureLink invited newcomer engineers to its popular Hit Restart for Engineers workshops. The aim of the program is to help our newcomer engineers become ready for job searches to showcase their talents and successfully navigate the hiring process. This program was run by our staff person, Eman El Atawy, and an amazing group of volunteers. Helen Latimer, who led the workshop, …

CultureLink Mentoring Program for Newcomers

Be a Bike Host!

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CultureLink’s trailblazing cycling mentorship program for newcomers to Canada, has wrapped up another successful season.

Bikes and Belonging

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Even in the depths of winter, CultureLink’s innovative cycling programs connect bicycles and newcomers. In the last week of January 2017, Toronto City Hall hosted a unique display of photography created by newcomers to Canada who participated in Bike Host, our program which loans bicycles to immigrants and refugees and matches them with volunteer mentors who ride regularly. Through their …