Newcomers to Canada

  • Skills for Change: ready to help you virtually
    Dear Friends and Community, In these challenging times, we want you to know that we are here for you. Since 1982, our agency has been on a mission to build equitable and welcoming communities. For over 37+ years, we have been serving thousands of refugees and immigrants who have entered our ...
  • Newcomers Luncheon
    The Kenyan Newcomers to Canada were invited and welcomed to a Luncheon organized by Sarah Kariuki on Saturday, January 11th, 2020. Kenyan Newcomers to Canada Luncheon Moving to a new country can be challenging at the beginning, and a huge change from the familiar. But, keeping oneself ...
  • Tips for newcomers starting a business in Canada
    According to the 2019 RBC Small Business poll, the number of Canadians who are considering business ownership is on the rise compared to last year (57 per cent in 2019 vs. 54 per cent in 2018). The poll also looked at what the profile of small business entrepreneurs looks like ...
  • Newcomers and Canadian high schools students are friendly, but not friends
    Friendliness to newcomers is not translating into friendship in schools, finds one study.  As international migration continues to grow in scope, complexity and impact, social integration of newcomers has become an issue of global concern. It’s particularly a salient issue for Canada, a country with one of the highest global ...
  • Beware of top scams: newcomers vulnerable
    Every year, Canada’s Better Business Bureau (BBB) releases its National List of Top 10 Scams to promote scam awareness and fraud prevention across the country. BBB reports that in 2018 alone, Canadians lost over $121 million to scammers, moving up from $95 million in 2017, and more than doubling the ...