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Fun with gingerbread houses

By Callum McDonell “Harder than it looks.” That was the consensus that emerged from CCI’s attempt to build gingerbread houses, a part of the virtual Holiday Cheer event held a week before Christmas. Some people were remarkably successful. A professional-caliber...

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COVID-19 update

A message to our community about COVID 19 We are still helping newcomers from all over the world settle and integrate into the Ottawa community. Whether it's learning a new language, getting help with finding a job, or enrolling your children into school, we are here...

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Speeding up spousal applications

September 24, 2020 — Ottawa — Today, the Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, is announcing action to speed up spousal application processing and help families build their lives together in Canada. Immigration, Refugees...

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Immigrants represent almost one quarter of the population of the City of Ottawa.

Welcoming Newcomers to Ottawa since 1954

CCI Ottawa celebrated our 68th anniversary in 2022. Your contribution as a Donor, Member, or Volunteer tells us that you value the work we do together to settle and integrate newcomers from every part of the world. Together, we are building a more welcoming community.