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.
YanQiu Hao has been working hard to improve her English by attending classes and extra tutoring. When her teacher told her about Hamilton’s new English as a Second Language (ESL) Week Contest, she knew she wanted to take part in it. “I wanted to practise my English language skills and [the contest] is a very good way to develop writing skills,” she said. English… Continue reading ESL Awards celebrate achievements