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

Newcomers get certified to work at heights

Ontario has rolled in a new law requiring all workers in the construction industry to have ‘Working at Heights’ certification. For newcomers to Canada, there can be barriers to accessing this training. IWC has stepped in the gap - offering...

/ April 25, 2017