CCI Ottawa’s Community Connections Team organized a Potluck picnic at Petrie Island with clients, volunteers and friends.  It was a perfect day to make new friends, share some food and mark the end of the summer. Thanks to everyone who joined us to enjoy a picnic on the beach!

The Community Connections Program encourages social, cultural and professional interactions between newcomers and the established community. It assists immigrants and refugees to become engaged and feel at home in Ottawa. The Community connections program offers group activities to help newly arrived immigrants and refugees practice English and French, meet people and learn about Canadian and other cultures.