Winter Clothing Drive

Sarah Ahsan Events, Syrian-related News

On a warm Sunday, September 23rd, CultureLink Community Connections Mentorship Program joined forces with Tao Sangha Healing Centre to deliver winter clothing to newcomer clients at St. Pius X School. It took a lot of preparation and hard work from the team to gear newcomers up and get them ready for the upcoming winter season. We successfully served 180 newcomer …

Leadership Session for Syrian Women by Mania Elendari

Yan Gu SWIS News, Syrian-related News

A group of Syrian Refugee women attended a workshop on Leadership on May 23rd at CultureLink. One of the many leadership activities they enjoyed was to talk about the people that had an impact on their lives. All the stories were about people they knew and had personal relationships with. Through this exercise they found out that the leaders don’t …

CultureLink Helps Syrians Transition to Employment

Kristin Mentorship News, Syrian-related News

By Hanaa Al Sadi The experience of transitioning to life in Canada is different for every newcomer, but all newcomers need support and time to become accustomed to their new communities and adapt to a whole new life in Canada. CultureLink provides innovative programs which enable Syrians adapt to their new life based on their needs, skills, and job preferences. …

Drama Sessions for Syrian Newcomer Women

Abdi SWIS News, Syrian-related News

In an attempt to break the isolation for Syrian Newcomer Women, CultureLink’s Settlement Workers in Schools program is partnering with a professional Syrian women in Drama; Mania Elendari and Auntie Amal Community Centre to provide training sessions mostly focused on Art and Drama and other topics suggested by the Syrian Newcomer Women. The idea of providing such training sessions is …