CCI statement on systemic racism

CCI statement on systemic racism

Today, CCI Ottawa stands united with the Black community in our city, province and country. We grieve with the Black community the senseless deaths of Black people that have occurred in the United States and in Canada. Our city is not immune to systemic racism. We...
Home kits for newcomers

Home kits for newcomers

Every day we help newcomers settle and integrate into your community. Some of these newcomers arrive in Ottawa after having lived years in a refugee camp. As excited as they are to start a new life in Canada, they face many challenges, such as learning a new language,...
Meet Jimmy, a thriving newcomer

Meet Jimmy, a thriving newcomer

Venezuela is in crisis. The South American country has been in decline for years with a collapsing economy and increasing political opposition. In 2018, abut 4 million Venezuelans fled the country to escape violence, food shortages and hyperinflation. We want to...
Many partners help newcomers

Many partners help newcomers

Every day CCI Ottawa works with numerous partners to ensure newcomers are provided with the tools, resources and care to reach their full potential. Every month, we want to highlight for you the work of another agency. This month, the Ottawa Mennonite Refugee...

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