A Mentor’s Journey

In 2016, Nadya arrived to Canada holding on to all the memories she had as a teacher, yet worried about the students she left behind.  She was determined to continue doing what she loves the most. Shortly after her arrival,...

/ May 8, 2018

Immigrant Spotlight: Q & A with Artur Gnandt

Tell us your story of coming to Canada as an immigrant. AG: We came to Canada 5 years ago from Romania. Life was challenging in Eastern Europe, my wife and I had great jobs, but that wasn’t enough to prosper....

/ August 8, 2017

[Dis]placment in Hamilton: Tools for Tenant Rights

INFOGRAPHIC: [Dis]placment in Hamilton: Tools for Tenant Rights By Immigrants Working Centre READ MORE BELOW               Know your Rights. Take Action! Did you: Receive an eviction notice? You don’t have to leave. Call the Hamilton...

/ July 30, 2017

Applying for Citizenship? Here are the changes you need to know.

Did you know the Bill C-6, an Act to amend the Citizenship Act, has become law? Some changes are effective immediately, but others will be implemented in Fall of 2017.

/ June 22, 2017

Life after genocide: Chantal’s Story

“Obviously it hasn’t been easy – but now I feel home. I’m proud of what I have accomplished and where I have come from,” says Chantal, who now works as a Therapeutic Counsellor for people with dementia and their families....

/ June 19, 2017

Celebrating Canada Day together for the first time

Reem was just one of the one hundred newcomers that joined together on June 14 at 11:30 a.m. to celebrate Canada’s Birthday together. The students and staff gathered to sing the National Anthem at Main Street and James Street in...

/ June 14, 2017