Updates

Newcomer Picnic

Our partner, the Peoples' Church, is organizing a Newcomer Picnic on July 29th (Saturday) from 10 am to 3 pm.  Free BBQ, games and fun! Registration page for attendees: https://newcomerspicnic.eventbrite.ca

The TNLIP members are invited to have an information table at the event. If you are interested, please contact your workgroup Coordinator ASAP. Thank you!

Location

Canada
43° 41' 6.9108" N, 79° 27' 31.0248" W

Weekly Newsflash is here!

The TNLIP has a weekly Newsflash now! The Newsflash that goes out every Tuesday to over 300 network members offers information about new programs, events, resources, jobs and more in one e-mail message. If you would like to receive the Newsflash, please e-mail: elmira@torontonorthlip.ca 

Location

Canada
43° 41' 6.9108" N, 79° 27' 31.0248" W

Council Meetings - April & June

The TNLIP Council met on April 26th and June 20th, 2017th. In response to the members’ request, the meeting locations were changed and a different format was introduced. The Council meetings will now be held in different neighbourhoods and will start with workgroup meetings leading to the plenary (presentations, etc.). The members’ updates have also been added to the Council meeting agenda. The June 20th meeting was held in a new format at the Parkway Forest Community Centre.

Location

Canada
43° 41' 6.9108" N, 79° 27' 31.0248" W

MENTAL HEALTH AMBASSADORS PROJECT

what is it?

A network of mental health professionals in Toronto that want to share their knowledge with the frontline staff of settlement, employment and other organizations to assist them in providing quality services to newcomers that may experience mental health issues. We are expecting to engage 10-12 professionals for the pilot.

Location

Canada
43° 41' 6.9108" N, 79° 27' 31.0248" W

Funders' Forum

On Friday January 29th, the Toronto East LIP, Toronto North LIP, Toronto West LIP and the Toronto Newcomer Office hosted a Funders Forum.  The event consisted of a keynote speaker from the Ontario Nonprofit Network and panelists from funding agencies such as Canadian Heritage, Canadian Women’s Foundation, City of Toronto, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Foundation, Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade, Ontario Arts Council, Ontario Trillium Foundation, TD Bank Group, Toronto Arts Council.

Location

Canada
43° 41' 6.9108" N, 79° 27' 31.0248" W

Supports for Syrian Refugees- info session & fair

The Toronto North Local Immigration Partnership in collaboration with the People's Church and the Toronto Newcomer Office are pleased to invite you to the information session and fair for private refugee sponsors and service providers interested or involved in

Location

Canada
43° 41' 6.9108" N, 79° 27' 31.0248" W

Mapping Toronto North Services

We are working on developing a list of current services and programs that could be used by new Canadians from Syria in Toronto North, their sponsors and service providers. We hope to complete this resource by early January and present it at the info session & fair for service providers and sponsors. Please stay tuned for more details on that. We also hope to get a better understanding of what information and/or training you might need to effectively serve newcomers from Syria.

Location

Canada
43° 41' 6.9108" N, 79° 27' 31.0248" W

Coordinated Language Assessment and Referral System (CLARS) Presentation

The Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration (MCI) have launched a project to test the benefits of a harmonized approach to language assessment and referral for newcomers. The project called “Coordinated Language Assessment and Referral System” (CLARS) offers a “one-stop” language assessment. 

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