All upcoming events

Attention: Until further notice, all events at CCI Ottawa have been cancelled due to the coronavirus. We are still providing services to clients over the phone or by email. Also, check out our online workshops. Need help connecting to any of them? Reach out to the contact person for each workshop.


Tuesday, April 7

How to Stay Safe at Work
Time: 5 p.m. 
What: Learn how to stay safe at work and what you can do if you are worried about safety in your workplace.
Contact: Ana at or Annie at

Thursday, April 9

Working in a Team
Time: 2 p.m.
What: Talk and learn workshop about how to be a good team player and how to handle difficult situations at work.
Contact: Annie at or Annie at

Tuesday, April 14

What is Smart Serve?
Time: 5 p.m.
What: Join us to learn about Smart Serve, and how it can help you work in a restaurant or grocery store.
Contact: Annie at or Annie at

Friday, April 17

Your Rights at Work
Time: 2 p.m.
What: Join us to learn about your rights at work in Canada.
Contact: Annie at or Annie at


Conversation Circles

Don’t let COVID-19 stop you from practising your English with CCI Ottawa volunteers. We’re moving our drop-in program to the online world.
Time: Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Zoom ID: 265 785 1956
What: Join us to practise speaking English.
Contact: Laurie at


Kid’s Corner

Join us on Zoom for games, activities and the chance to learn more about Canada.
Time: Thursday from 3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Zoom ID: 265 785 1956
What: Great activities to keep children engaged.
Contact: Laurie at


Every Monday

Homework Help
Time: All day to meet your needs
What: Get help with a variety of school subjects. Learn good study habits. Get some tips on how to study from home.
Contact: Behnaz

Every Wednesday

She Unit/Lad’s Club
Time: 5 p.m. via Zoom. Details to follow.
What: She Unit and Lad’s Club are groups for young newcomer women and men. Every Wednesday we meet (now via Zoom) to tackle a number of issues you might be experiencing as well as practise our English and make friends.
Contact: Behnaz

Every Friday

Online Challenge
Time: Throughout the day. Via various apps. Details to follow.
What: Just because we’re stuck in the house doesn’t mean we can’t have fun. Every Friday, the youth team is going to issue a fun online challenge for you to do that you can share with your friends. Stay tuned for more details and watch for our messages next Friday.
Contact: Behnaz

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