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This is the City of Hamilton's Community Collaboration Hub to support newcomer resettlement in Hamilton ON, Canada. Please post what you or your organization have to give or need. Thank you for your support.

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Thank You #HamOnt

posted over 1 year ago by HIPC from The Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council
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One year ago, Hamilton rose to the occasion and opened hearts and homes to Syrian newcomers. Join Mayor Fred Eisenberger to thank the Hamilton community on November 29, 2016 from 6 - 9 pm at the Hamilton City Hall.

RSVP: thankyouhamont.eventbrite.ca

Download the Arabic invitation here.

It is a…

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Wesley Christmas & Holiday Store - Registration Open

posted over 1 year ago by Wesley from Wesley Urban Ministries
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Wesley’s Christmas & Holiday Store provides food, new gifts and knitted items at no cost for families and individuals living below the low income cut off. Instead of money, we use points based on number of people in the household.

You have to register first with proof of income, address…

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Newcomers in Hamilton: Journeys to Success

posted over 1 year ago by HIPC from The Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council
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Incredible strength of character, resilience, international experience, adaptability and motivation. These are just some of the reasons why the participation of immigrants in the workforce is a valuable gift for Hamilton and Canada.

Watch four new Canadians share their stories of success in Hamilton.

Employers Embracing Diversity Forum

posted over 1 year ago by HIPC from The Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council
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Join us at Employers Embracing Diversity Forum on Thursday, October 27, 2016 (3:00 - 5:30 pm) at the David Braley Health Sciences Centre, 100 Main Street West, Hamilton.

Keynote speaker Lionel Laroche, Founder of MultiCultural Business Solutions, will showcase practical ways to integrate internationally trained individuals in the workplaces for…

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Cultural Competency Workshop for Individuals and groups involved in settling Syrian refugees.

posted over 1 year ago by HCCI from Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion (HCCI)
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Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion (HCCI), in collaboration with Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council (HIPC) and Wesley Urban Ministries, is happy to offer this Cultural Competency Workshop to individuals and groups that are involved in welcoming and settling Syrian refugees in Hamilton. This 2.5 hours workshop is focused on developing cross-cultural…

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Introduction to Private Sponsorship: How to Privately Sponsor a Refugee

posted over 1 year ago by Wesley from Wesley Urban Ministries
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JOIN US FOR AN INFORMATION SESSION WHERE YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT:

• What is a Refugee? • How can I Sponsor a Refugee? • Types of Private Sponsorship including: Community Sponsorship, Groups of 5, Sponsorship Agreement Holders and Blended Visa Office Referred • Cost of Sponsorship/In kind Services • Process/Wait…

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Are you intrested in Supporting Newcomers to Canada by being a friend to them?

posted over 1 year ago by Wesley from Wesley Urban Ministries
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Come to our Friends of Newcomer Orientation Session to learn about:

  • What's Involved?
  • How do I get involved?
  • What are the benefits to myself, the newcomer and my community?

Upcoming Session Available:

Located at: Wesley Urban Ministries, 52 Catharine St., North

Date: Tuesday Thursday October 13, 2016 6 p.m.…

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ATTENTION ALL PRIVATE SPONSORS

posted almost 2 years ago by Wesley from Wesley Urban Ministries
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Come Join Us For Our Monthly Network Meeting

Date: Thursday November 24th, 2016 Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Location: 52 Catharine St., North Hamilton

Private Sponsor Monthly Network Meetings will provide:

  • Monthly Guest Speakers
  • Opportunity to network with other Groups
  • Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) updates
  • Community Resources and Connections
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Orientations for Privately Sponsored Refugees

posted almost 2 years ago by Wesley from Wesley Urban Ministries
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Wesley Urban Ministries is offering Orientations for Privately Sponsored Refugees.

Next Session Date will be on: TBD

Session are delivered in Arabic and will cover the following topics:

Services in the Community, Housing, Health, Family Life (laws in Canada) Employment, Education, About Canada

Contact: rita.balla@wesley.ca to book or call 905-528-5629…

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Self-taught Syrian newcomer, 10, a piano star!

posted almost 2 years ago by HIPC from The Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council
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We wanted to share this CBC story on Marcel Ward, a Syrian newcomer in Hamilton, and his incredible talents. Marcel taught himself how to play the piano in Syria when he was five. Now, at 10, he's sharpening his skills with the goal of passing an exam at the Royal…

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Quick Guide to Business Resources in Hamilton

posted almost 2 years ago by HIPC from The Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council
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This quick guide to business resources in Hamilton will be a helpful starting point for newcomers hoping to build a successful business.

Download guide from http://hamiltonimmigration.ca/employment

Interactive map of newcomer services

posted almost 2 years ago by HIPC from The Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council
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The Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council has mapped newcomer services provided by its 50+ partners in Hamilton.

You can browse by key words, sort using common categories, and view services and resources on the map.

Please visit: www.hamiltonimmigration.ca/find-services

Useful guides and resources for newcomers

posted almost 2 years ago by HIPC from The Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council
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The Hamilton Newcomer Service Quick Guide is available in Arabic and English. The Guide to Finding Housing in Hamilton is also available in Arabic, English, and French.

Download your free copies from our "Welcome to Hamilton" page.

Welcome to Hamilton Newcomers Community Support Hub!

posted almost 2 years ago by Chris
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This site is designed to organize community collaboration & support of newcomers in Hamilton, Ontario. This site was started on July 5th, 2016 and is managed collaboratively by local organizations in our community.

Residents can request help or sign up to donate and volunteer by clicking on the buttons above.…

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