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 …

CultureLink Open House on September 25, 2013

Rubina Afsar Board Events and News

September 10, 2013 CultureLink 25th Anniversary Open House is taking place on Wednesday, September 25 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  For newcomer clients, CultureLink’s door always opens widely to welcome them.  In the past 25 years, we have been opening doors for tens of thousands of newcomers to walk into their new lives. At this Open House event, we invite …

2015 Annual General Meeting

Rubina Afsar Board Events and News

October 06, 2015 CultureLink held its 2015 Annual General Meeting on Thursday, October 22nd. In attendance were members, staff, Board members, funders, community partners, special guests, and more. CultureLink presented its new name “CultureLink Settlement & Community Services”, and new strategic directions “Vision 2020″ (V2020) to our stakeholders. A big farewell was said to our departing Board member Sarah Bukhari, previously …

An “Old” Host Pair at AGM 2015

Rubina Afsar Board Events and News

November 09, 2015 11 years ago, Sita came to CultureLink to volunteer. She was attracted by the Host Program’s idea of befriending a newcomer and became a volunteer host. The program matched Sita with Anna, a newcomer from Columbia who had virtually no English. Anna was discouraged and wanted to go back home. Sita encouraged her and diligently worked with her …

Publications and Reports

Below are recent reports and resources created by and for CultureLink and our partners. Ride On! Report on the Bike to School Project, 2019 From April 2016 – March 2019, the Bike to School Project was supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Our evaluation strategy was based on student and teacher surveys, focus groups, key informant interviews, and physical bike …