How do fun activities help settlement?
Every Wednesday evening, 40 women spend their afternoon on the main floor of CCI Ottawa -- sewing. Meanwhile, another group of old and young newcomers go skating every Thursday evening at Lansdowne Park. In late summer, Michael Tay just wrapped up a paddling course on...
Newcomer brings some relief to long-term care home
Within a week of arriving in Canada, 23-year-old Dilruba Hussaini, originally from Afghanistan, had started a full-time job in St. John’s at one of the many long-term care homes in the province that is often looking to fill jobs.
Program helps international students
Catholic Centre for Immigrants launch a new program to help international students find jobs in Ottawa.
Hayfaa tells her refugee story
Hayfaa discovers how determined she is to build a new life for her daughters. This refugee is an inspiration to everyone.
From Turkey to Ottawa
Asan builds a new life in Ottawa while attending Algonquin College and volunteering to help other newcomers.
Canada on record immigration pace
As of August 22, Canada has welcomed about 300,000 new permanent residents.
Settlement services expanded in Eastern Ontario
August 23, 2022 — Cornwall, Ontario — Newcomers to Canada play a crucial role in our country’s future and our economic recovery from the pandemic. They enrich our communities, and they work every day to create jobs, care for our loved ones and support local...
Hockey helps Syrian newcomer
A Syrian mother of two discovers falls in love with hockey and the Ottawa Senators