CultureLink staff celebrate 10 years of the Library Settlement Partnership

Library Settlement Partnership celebrates 10 years

Kristin Settlement in the Community News

The neighbourhood public library is a critical resource for newcomers to Canada. The Library Settlement Partnership (LSP) program was established in 2008, bringing settlement workers to work in libraries and assist newcomer clients. In October 2018, CultureLink celebrated this 10 year anniversary milestone with special events at the Lillian H. Smith  and Mimico Centennial branches of the Toronto Public Library.  At …

CIBC Recruitment / Mentoring Event at CultureLink

Rubina Afsar News, Settlement in the Community News

On October 15,2018  29 newcomer met with 9 members of CIBC team including, General Manager, Senior Managers,  Talent Acquisition Partners and one of our  previous clients Neel who is now working as Senior FSR for recruitment possibility with CIBC. CIBC HR team did a presentation to all the newcomers about CIBC  and current opportunities they will focus on for  the event. The event …

Camping At Albion Hills: by Victor Gomes and Elizabeth Hamulka

Abdi Settlement in the Community News

It wasn’t easy. Taking 40 newcomers and volunteers for 2 nights of camping in the Canadian wilderness. Certainly, it had its challenges; Twenty tents, 40 mattresses, five stoves, propane tanks, groceries, snacks—how would we get everything to the campground? How do you prepare 40 people who have never been camping with all the skills they would need to get started? We …

Newcomers meet Canadian wilderness

Abdi Settlement in the Community News

Rouge National Urban Park is the country’s first national urban park — a landscape encompassing historic farms, century-old trees, peaceful meadows and lush wetlands. In order for newcomer youth to develop life skills, social competencies, and resiliency, on July 11th, 2018, CulureLink, ParkBus and Parks Canada worked together to invite newcomer youth to have the joys and benefits of exploring …