New Partnership with Harbourfront Centre

Rubina Afsar Settlement in the Community News

In our mission to facilitate the active participation and integration of newcomers, we are committed to providing innovative programs that meet the changing needs of our clients. With that in mind, and looking at the popularity of our Artegration program (connecting newcomers with Arts and Cultural Organizations), we reached out to Saskia Rinkoff, from Harbourfront Centre, and discussed the possibility …

Newcomer families field trip to Ontario Place

Abdi Find a Mentor News, Health and Recreation News, Settlement in the Community News

The heat and humidity outside maybe skyrocketing, but that did not deter the LSP clients from coming out for a field trip to Ontario Place on Canada Day.  Prior to that, they had already gathered in the cool basement of the Lillian H. Smith Library for an orientation session on the history, design and facilities of Ontario Place. On the day itself, the clients were shown how to …

Spring brings Newcomers together at Mimico Centennial Library

TanyaS Settlement in the Community News, Workshops and Group Sessions

The neighbourhood public library is a critical resource for newcomers to Canada. The Library Settlement Partnership (LSP) program established in 2008, brought CultureLink settlement workers to work in the libraries assisting newcomer clients regardless of their immigration status and engaging them in all aspects of Canadian life. Variety of information sessions based on the needs of the newcomer community were …

5th Annual Toronto Newcomer Day

TanyaS Settlement in the Community News

CultureLink participated in the 5th annual Toronto Newcomer Day held at Nathan Phillips Square and City Hall on May 16. Toronto Newcomer Day is an annual celebration to officially welcome newcomers to Toronto, celebrate and acknowledge their contributions to the city. The one-day event included a formal stage program, an information fair, a citizenship ceremony, and many other interactive activities. …