Catholic Centre for Immigrants – Ottawa

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Finding work in nation’s capital

Settlement Online Pre-Arrival Program is offered jointly by the Catholic Centre for Immigrants and World Skills. The program delivers a series of online courses to new immigrants in Canada or immigrants who are destined for Canada. These online courses help newcomers...

Syrian effort honoured

Catholic Centre for Immigrants (CCI) Executive Director Carl Nicholson was part of a group that received the United Way Community Builder of the Year Award. At a ceremony at City Hall on March 2, the Ottawa Syrian Refugee Response Leaders’ Coalition was honoured for...

Tax clinics for newcomers

Newcomers to Ottawa might think there are only four seasons in Ottawa – winter, summer, spring and fall. But we know there is a fifth season. We call it tax season. Navigating your way through the Canadian tax code can be confusing at times if you don't have a lot of...

Family counting their blessings

When the Alsaghir family arrived in Ottawa a little more than a year ago, they were faced with many challenges. They came with one bag each of belongings, they didn’t speak English or French, the weather was brutally cold and they were living in a hotel room. But they...

CCI offers training to transition

Moving to a new country can be a daunting task. Some people decide to come to Canada because they want to explore new opportunities. For others, it’s a safe haven from poverty or war. Finding a place to live and a job are two of the most pressing needs most...

In Memoriam: Lucya Spencer

Lucya Spencer, a pioneer in providing services to immigrant women and children, passed away after a brief illness on Tuesday, Feb. 14. Ms. Spencer, the former executive director and co-founder of the Immigrant Women Services Ottawa (IWSO), was an outstanding leader...

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