It is the best ‘job’ I have ever had!

It is the best ‘job’ I have ever had!

(Photo left to right: Kim Davison, Kadijah, Wafaa Aun, and Nadia Almeshal) “Remember the words ‘snow storm!’  When you hear these words you know that it will be very cold and that the snow will slow everything down and there might not be any school buses…” This...
This person made me feel at home

This person made me feel at home

“When we first arrived, we didn’t know what to do and Tara helped us.” “Tara is the best thing that happened to me and my children.  She is always there for everybody.”  These are a few of the comments from people who nominated Tara Alani, CCI Ottawa staffer for the...
Summer Camp Prepares Refugee Youth for School

Summer Camp Prepares Refugee Youth for School

Some are shy and others are more outgoing.  Most have only had a few months of school to start learning English before the summer holidays began.  Many are still adjusting to a new city and culture.  So these teens – refugees from Syria, immigrants from Haiti...
Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards

Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards

Each year, the City of Ottawa acknowledges the business success of select individuals who were born outside of Canada and who now make Ottawa their home, for their considerable contribution to the Ottawa economy. Nominate an immigrant entrepreneur for the 2016 awards...
Picnic on the beach helps connect communities

Picnic on the beach helps connect communities

CCI Ottawa’s Community Connections Team organized a Potluck picnic at Petrie Island with clients, volunteers and friends.  It was a perfect day to make new friends, share some food and mark the end of the summer. Thanks to everyone who joined us to enjoy a...

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