Month: September 2016

Meet the youth welcoming Syrian refugees in Riverdale

Between school, part-time jobs, extra-curricular activities and socializing, life for today’s youth is busy. However, making a difference is also on the agenda for the Youth Focus Group in Hamilton’s Riverdale neighbourhood.

/ September 22, 2016

Syrians find work through new WorkLINC program

Restaurant owner. Electrician. Welder. Cook. Plumber. Carpenter. These are the titles newcomers in the Immigrants Working Centre’s new five-week WorkLINC program carry with them, many who came to Canada as refugees from Syria just months ago.

/ September 15, 2016

Syrian Refugee Crisis: 1 year after Alan Kurdi

INFOGRAPHIC: Syrian Refugee Crisis: 1 year after Alan Kurdi By Immigrants Working Centre It has been one year since the body of three-year-old Alan Kurdi was found on Turkey’s coast. Today: 4.8 million Syrians are registered refugees. Syrian Refugee Crisis:...

/ September 2, 2016