Hamilton is a welcoming and diverse city in the province of Ontario that welcomes newcomers. We met with a number of new immigrants to hear how living in Hamilton has enhanced their Canadian experience. Get a sense of the city and the way of life there by hearing their stories. Students looking to study in […]

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This episode of NEW CANADIANS has everything you need to know if you’re a professional immigrant looking to find meaningful employment in Canada. Through the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC), we take a look at a number of associations that are part of the Professional Immigrant Networks (PINs) program. There are over 60 different immigrant […]

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Immigrating to Canada and seeking a better life is a dream many have shared, chased, and achieved. Alberto Rodil, a settlement worker from the Philippines, shares his story about how he moved his family to Canada and how he worked hard in survival jobs and school until he reached his dream. If you’re hopeful about […]

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School work, friends, family, and growing up – being a youth today is already hard enough, but for immigrant youth things can be especially difficult. The YMCA hosts a newcomer youth program, targeted to inspire leadership, offer workshops, and more. Give it a look and see if a young one in your life might benefit […]

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See how the city of Mississauga is embracing diversity and promoting a welcoming atmosphere with the first annual Welcome Day. Mayor Bonnie Crombie shares her thoughts on the event with us and why occasions such as this one are so important for the city. Another great place for new immigrants to get comfortable and ease […]

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Welcome to the second TV season of New Canadians, a show with information and encouragement for all newcomers to Canada. Airing October 16, 2016, this episode kicked off the season with Toronto’s second annual Newcomer Day, a day the city has dedicated to celebrate and welcome new immigrants. And the accomplishments of newcomers are certainly […]

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Ice skating is a fun way to get out in the community and exercise at the same time. We checked out the Learn to Skate program at the Harbourfront Centre, which is a great place for participants to practice their skating skills and learn to get back onto their feet no matter what they’re facing. […]

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Learn about Toronto’s history and take a trip back in time to the 1800s at Black Creek Pioneer Village, a beloved living museum where we learned how the old pioneers made that iconic Canadian sweetener – maple syrup. And then, fast forward with us to the present day and the hustle of the Toronto job […]

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Join us for the second episode of NEW CANADIANS for a treasure trove of resources and information. First, find out about the Bike Host program, a Toronto cycling initiative that is getting newcomers comfortable with the city and branching out to meet locals. Then check out two education programs: one focusing on workplace communication, and […]

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Finding your way in a new country can be overwhelming, but having someone there to teach and inspire you can make a world of difference. That’s what NEW CANADIANS strives to do, featuring resources specialized for new immigrants to Canada and bringing motivating success stories to light. Enjoy the first episode of NEW CANADIANS, aired […]

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