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 …

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Become a Mentor

In a welcoming community, integration is a two-way street. While other countries  lament that multiculturalism is failing, we Canadians have shown the world that the strong cohesiveness of our society embraces differences and fosters intercultural dialogues. CultureLink’s Community Connections Mentorship Program is a classic example that showcases the communities’ efforts in cementing a multicultural society. Volunteer mentors are key to the …

NEATwalks

FREE Guided Tours and Low-cost Winter Activities by NEAT/Wintegration Teams: NEAT (Newcomers Explore and Appreciate Toronto), a unique mentorship program designed to help new immigrants/ convention refugees gain hands-on “Canadian Work” experience in event planning and project management. Newcomers are matched with mentors for a period of 4-6 months and work as a team to research, plan and organize free guided …

Cybersecurity Training

The number and power of cybercriminal threats such as phishing, malware, ransomware and application vulnerabilities, a larger IT footprint caused by the growing internet of things, multiple platforms, innovations such as facial recognition and increased reliance on technology, have significantly escalated the need for cyber professionals to defend against those threats in the years ahead. According to U.S. News & …