News & Events

This page centralizes information including links to upcoming events, workshops, employment opportunities, resources and information on different initiatives happening across Scarborough and Torontowide. Please click the category below to access relevant information or scroll down to read further.

 

Upcoming LIP Events/ Workshops

BRIDGES FORUM 2020_Feb 13, 2020  Registration is Closed

Supporting those experiencing gender-based violence – Part 2_Feb 13, 2020 

Save the Date – Toronto Newcomer Day_May 21, 2020 – New !

Toronto West LIP Year End Event_Mar 05, 2020 – New !

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Agency Program Calendars

ACCES Employment Client Workshpops Calendar_February 2020

Child and Family Centre Events @ Malvern Family Resource Centre_Winter 2020

Chinese Family Services of Ontario – Activity Calendar_February 2020

Chinese Family Services of Ontario Workshops Calendar_February 2020

Centennial College Workshops Calendar_February 2020

East Metro Youth Services – Newcomer Youth Program Calendar_February 2020

Morningside EarlyON Child & Family Centre Activities Calendar_February 2020

Morningside EarlyON Child & Family Centre Satellite Locations Activities Calendar_February 2020

PCPI Workshops Calendar_February 2020 

The Hub mid Scarborough Workshops Calendar_February 2020

VPI Working Solutions Workshops Calendar_February 2020

YWCA JUMP Scarborough Workshops Calendar_February 2020

What`s_Happening – Seniors Program at MFRC_Winter 2020

What`s_Happening – Women’s Place programs_Winter 2020

What`s_Happening Newcomers Program at MFRC_Winter 2020

What`s_Happening_Youth Program at MFRC_Winter 2020

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Community Events & Updates

Civic Engagement, Nominations and Opportunities for participation

City of Toronto 2020 Budget Town Hall – Ward 21_Thompson_Feb 11, 2020 

Rally for Real Rent Control_Mar 12, 2020 – New !

Sanctuary Cities in Canada: Understandings of city sanctuary policies – New !

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Community News and Announcements

Corona Virus Update by Toronto Public Health_Jan 29, 2020 – New !

Government of Ontario Protecting the Health Care System from Fraud 

Ontario to Implement Needs-Based Autism Program In-Line with Advisory Panel’s Advice 

Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Program for 2020 is Postponed 

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Community Events, Games, Festivals and Fun activities

Black History Month event at the Hub mid scarborough_Feb 28, 2020 – New !

Celebrate Black History Month – Roots of Resilience_Feb 11, 2020 – New !

Dundas Winter Market_Feb 13, 2020 

International Women’s Day 2020_Mar 10, 2020 – New !

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Education & Language Programs 

Education Program

Academic Upgrading Program – Next Intake_May 04, 2020 

Language Training

Language for Workplace Connections – Professional Communication & Soft Skills_Toronto_Jan 20, 2020 & Scarborough_Feb 24, 2020 

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Francophone Services and announcements/ Services et annonces francophones

Des élèves de Mgr-de-Charbonnel participent au programme pilote « Girls Who Game 

L’École élémentaire catholique appelée Milton-Sud a un nouveau nom officiel : Saint-Anne 

le Pas – “L’hivernale”_ 28 FÉVR 2020  Nouveau !

RESEARCH at a Glance – RECHERCHE en un coup d’oeil_Fall-Winter 2019 

VIVIRE SA VIE PLEINEMENT – Une formation amusante, conviviale et… GRATUITE_ le 12 mars, et tous les jeudis pour 8 sessions 14.30h – 16.00 h 

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Programs and Updates for Newcomers

Employment

CPAC Bridging Program for Internationally Trained Accounting Professionals_Interviews start on Feb 18, 2020 – New !

Entrepreneurship Connections – Next Programs_Feb 18 to Mar 13, 2020 

George Brown Employment Skills for Industrial Millwright – Program Begins on Mar 02, 2020 

Retail Training Certificate Program_Feb 19, 2020 

Start a Home-Based Business training – Entrepreneurial Skills for Home-based Business_Mar 2, 4, 9 & 11, 2020 – New !

START Customer Care Program – Feb 10 – Apr 9, 2020 – Scarborough, Mar 2 – Apr 24,2020 – Toronto – New !

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Job Opportunities

Job Fair_Feb 12, 2020 

Job Fair @ Thornhill Employment Centre, Markham_Feb 13, 2020 – New !

Job Fair – Global Human Resource Centre Inc. @ ACCES Employment_Feb 21, 2020 – New !

Toronto Express Bilingual Job Fair – February 26th 2020 – New !

For more job fairs, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.ca/d/canada–toronto/jobs-fair/

Job Posting 

Accountant @ SAFSS_Deadline_Feb 28, 2020

Local Immigration Partnership Manager_Deadline_Feb 26, 2020  – New !

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Health and Wellness

Monthly Peer Support Group for Tamil Family Caregivers_Oct 2019 to Mar 2020  

Saturday Yoga Class at The Hub Mid-Scarborough- Beginner Level 

Walk-In Counselling – Help of Children and Families When You Need it_Tuesdays

Wellness Sessions in Tamil for caregivers & Support groups_Oct 2019 – Mar 2020  

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Refugees, Refugee claimants & Sponsors

Free Medical Clinic for uninsured  February 2020 Schedule 

Pancake Tuesday Dinner_Feb 25, 2020 – New !

Refugee Health Primer: Optimizing Primary Care for Refugee Newcomers 2020_May 01, 2020 – New !

Settlement and Integration

Citizenship Test Preparation Workshop @ Eglinton & Kennedy Public Library_Feb 05, 12, 19, 26 & Mar 04, 2020 

Citizenship Test Preparation Class @ Malvern Library_Feb 18, 2020 

Taxation Series – 3 Sessions_Mar 10, 2020 

Better Me – SLYE Network event_Feb 22, 2020 – New !

Door Steps to Democracy Event_Feb 23, 2020 – New !

EDGE: Youth Art Show Opening Reception_Feb 25, 2020 – New !

Project X – Bike Hub_Feb 24, 2020 

Scarborough Community Dialogue on the Black Youth Fellowship_Feb 25, 2020 – New !

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Workshops and Seminars for Newcomers

Employment 

Canadian Workplace Culture_Feb 25, 2020 – New !

Career in the Trades – Scarborough_Mar 09, 2020 – New !

Cashier training workshop_Feb 27, 2020 

Franchise Forum Series: The Handyman Opportunity – Webinar_Feb 13, 2020 – New !

Job Search Strategies and Techniques In Canada – Webinar_Feb 17, 2020 – New !

Jump starting your Engineering or Skilled Trades career in Ontario_Feb 12, 2020 

Shape your Own Future_Feb 18 & 25, 2020 

Telephone Etiquette_Feb 13, 2020 

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Health & Wellness

Adult Mental Health and Addictions Community Forum_Mar 02, 2020 – New !

Code Games – Learning about emotional health and bullying prevention @ March Break_Mar 16 to 20, 2020 

Health and Safety in the Workplace_Feb 24, 2020 

Muslim Refugee Mental Health: Challenges & Solutions_Feb 28, 2020 

Stand Up to Bullying_Feb 26, 2020 

Understanding Long-term Care Homes_Feb 20, 2020 (Mandarin) 

Women’s Health-Feb 26, 2020  

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Refugees, Refugee claimants & Sponsors

Strategies for Refugee Sponsor Group Effectiveness_Feb 22, 2020 – New !

Supporting Unaccompanied & Separated Refugee Children_Feb 14, 2020 – New !

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Women, Seniors and other residents

Event planning Workshop_Feb 26, 2020 – New !

Women in Tech: The Time is Now_Feb 26, 2020 – New !

Youth

Community and Clinical Perspectives on Suicide_Feb 22, 2020 – New !

Digital Dive Workshop Series_Feb 19, 2020 – New !

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Updates and Programs for Service Providers

Events and Forums

Five Good Ideas about advancing racial justice_Mar 24, 2020 – New !

Online Course: Building Skills in Legal Information and Referral_Jan 27 – Mar 22, 2020

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Previous Research and Reports

2018 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration 

Can’t Go it Alone – Immigration is Key to Canada’s Growth Strategy_May 2019

Connected Communities – Healthier Together_2017 Annual Report 

Economic Immigrants in Gateway Cities: Factors Involved in Their Initial Location and Onward Migration Decisions_Dec 2018 

Finding the Right Ingredients – Labour Market Considerations for Toronto’s Food & Beverage Processing Sector_Sep 2017

Focus Canada – Spring 2019 – Canadian Public Opinion about Immigration and Refugees_Apr 2019 

Helping Parents increase Emotional Intelligence – Therapy Changes Guide 

Human Sex Trafficking – Needs Assessment Report_Septmeber 2018 

Identifying and Addressing Barriers to Service-Use by Newcomers with Disabilities and Complex Health Needs – Final Report 

Immigrant Entrepreneurs as Job Creators – The Case of Canadian Private Incorporated Companies_April 2019

Improving Supports for Newcomers with Disabilities TEQ LIP – PGI Report_May 2019 

Labour Force Landscape 2017-18 – Local Labour Market Plan

Labour Market Outcomes Among Refugees to Canada_Mar 2019 

Language Projections for Canada, 2011 to 2036 

On-line survey on public Perceptions about career development and the workplace_May 2011 

Proposed Framework for a New Anti-Racism Strategy for Canada_Jan 2019 

Rebalancing the Opportunity Equation – Final Report_May 2019 

Rebalancing the Opportunity Equation – Executive Summary_May 2019 

RESEARCH at a Glance – RECHERCHE en un coup d’oeil – IRCC Statistics Canada Research_Nov 13, 2019 

Results of the 2018 Street Needs Assessment Report

Report on Peel Newcomers_March 2019 

Settlement Experiences of Recently Arrived Senior Immigrants – Primary Research Report_Sep 2019

Sex/gender analysis: Gender study finds overwork linked to higher risks of diabetes in women, not men

Stemming the Gray Tide_2018 – Job Seekers Focus Group Findings

Sex/gender analysis: Gender study finds overwork linked to higher risks of diabetes in women, not men_Jul 2018

Stress Report – A snapshot of socioeconomic status, housing quality and crime across Toronto neighbourhoods_May 2019 

Stemming the Gray Tide – 2018_Understand the Lived Experiences of Toronto’s Employed – Research

The Competencies of Frontline Settlement Counsellors in Canada_Oct 2019 

The Competencies of Frontline Settlement Workers in Canada – A Background Research Report – Dec 2018 

The Impact of Immigrant Business Ownership on International Trade_May 2019 

The Immigrant Settlement Ecosystem in Canada – An Ontario Case Study – Primary Research Report_Sep 2019 

The Needs of Newcomer Youth and Emerging Best Practices to Meet Those Needs_by CERIS 

The Wealth of Immigrant Families in Canada_Apr 2019 

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