Field trip to Earl Rowe Provincial Park for Newcomers

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By Barbora Gomezova, Newcomer Wellness Worker & Stanley Teo, Library Settlement Partnerships Program Worker After more than a year of seemingly never-ending ZOOM workshops, our new Canadians finally had the chance to embark on a field trip to Earl Rowe Provincial Park. For many, it was the first time traveling outside the boundaries of Toronto and visiting a Provincial Park. …

Parks Canada’s Learn To Camp Virtual Workshops

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In July and August – just when the city was engulfed in occasional heatwaves – participants gathered in the comfort of their homes to attend Parks Canada’s Learn To Camp virtual workshops, which were conducted over 4 Fridays. Participants learned more about: The Rouge: Canada’s First National Urban Park , why is it unique, and how it protects a rich assembly of …

Mercer-CultureLink Newcomer Internship

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CultureLink is proud to announce a new edition of our strategic alliance with Mercer. Both organizations came together to create the Mercer-CultureLink Newcomer Internship Program. The 6-month internship opportunity helps newcomers explore the Canadian professional services landscape and gain valuable Canadian work experience. Below is the story of Somas, a newcomer client who got the internship in 2021. Somaskandan Jayaraman …

Empowering Newcomers To Succeed

Empowering Newcomers to Succeed

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Diversity, Equity and Human Rights Training Gives Newcomers Tools to Succeed in Canada’s Diverse Workplace By Ilaneet Goren While the vision and promise of a better life have brought many of us to Canada, research shows that skilled immigrants continue to face barriers to employment due to bias and discrimination based on race, ethnicity, language, religion and other grounds. And …

It Is Never Too Late To Follow Your Dreams

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It is never too late to be what you might have been. – George Eliot.  Originally from Vietnam and a healthcare professional, Lily Truong found herself looking for a career change. She registered for a Postgraduate degree in Analytics for Business Decision Making at George Brown College. She went back to school in 2019 and graduated in April 2020 amid the COVID-19 …