CultureLink staff celebrate 10 years of the Library Settlement Partnership

Library Settlement Partnership celebrates 10 years

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The neighbourhood public library is a critical resource for newcomers to Canada. The Library Settlement Partnership (LSP) program was established in 2008, bringing settlement workers to work in libraries and assist newcomer clients. In October 2018, CultureLink celebrated this 10 year anniversary milestone with special events at the Lillian H. Smith  and Mimico Centennial branches of the Toronto Public Library.  At …

Become a Mentor

In a welcoming community, integration is a two-way street. While other countries lament that multiculturalism is failing, we Canadians have shown the world that the strong cohesiveness of our society embraces differences and fosters intercultural dialogues. CultureLink’s Community Connections Mentorship Program is a classic example that showcases the communities’ efforts in cementing a multicultural society. Volunteer mentors are key to …

NEATwalks

FREE Guided Tours and Activities: A great way to get first-hand experience Canada’s outdoor, sports and winter culture! NEAT (Newcomers Explore and Appreciate Toronto), a unique mentorship program designed to help new immigrants/ convention refugees gain hands-on “Canadian Work” experience in event planning and project management. Newcomers are matched with mentors for a period of 4-6 months and work as a …

CultureLink newcomers camping

Camping Experience (for first time newcomer campers)

Camping Experience Until you have experienced camping in the country’s national parks and campgrounds, you cannot truly call yourself a Canadian. We know that you will be so excited about this first time camping experience that you will want to share it with your friends and family. Together we will explore what to pack, what to cook, how to plan, …

CultureLink newcomers camping

Camping Experience (for first time newcomer campers)

Until you have experienced camping in the country’s national parks and campgrounds, you cannot truly call yourself a Canadian. We know that you will be so excited about this first time camping experience that you will want to share it with your friends and family. Together we will explore what to pack, what to cook, how to plan, what to …