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

Introduction to Data Analysis: Case Study Workshop_Aug 29, 2019 – New !

LGBTQIA+ Newcomers in Scarborough can complete the survey online:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NM92WNG – 

Save the Date – Scarborough Community Safety Week 2019: Oct 07 to 18, 2019 

 

Civic Engagement, Community Consultation, Nominations & Call for Participation

Examining International Students’ Experiences in Canada – Participants needed for Research study 

Ontario Non-profit Network – Sector 360° Survey: How the 2019 Budget and public policy changes are affecting the sector as a whole 

SCAN Community Summit 2019_Sep 24, 2019 – New !

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Community Events/ Games/Holiday programs

Field Trip to Ontario Science Centre_Aug 19, 2019 

Newcomer Orientation – Museum of Illusions__Aug 18, 2019 

Summer Bazaar at the Hub_Aug 24, 2019 – New !

Visit the Largest Ribfest & Railway Museum in Burlington_Aug 31, 2019

Yoga in the Park Picnic Trip_Aug 26, 2019 

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Community News/ Announcements

Back to School Free Backpack for Newcomer Kids_Deadline_Aug 19 & Distribution_Aug 21, 2019 – New !

English Conversation Circle – Free Programs @ Malvern Family Resource Centre_Monday & Friday – New !

Healthcare Connections – Alternative Career Options for Internationally Educated Healthcare Professionals 

Summer Bazaar at the hub – First Annual Summer Bazaar_Be a vendor_Aug 24, 2019 – New !

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Education, Training & Language Programs 

Workshops, Education Opportunities and Training

Academic_Upgrading – Tuition free Programs_Next program starts on Sep 03, 2019 

Enhanced Language Training – Information Technology_Aug 19 – Oct 15, 2019 

ESL for Health Care Professionals_Sep 23 – Nov 28, 2019 

Improve Your Workplace Communication Skills_Sep 10 to Dec 19, 2019 

Language for Workplace Connections – Professional Communication & Soft Skills_Toronto – Sep 9 & Scarborough – Sep 16, 2019 – New !

OSAP – Info Session on Support for Post-Secondary Education_Aug 15, 2019 

Public Speaking Training Series_Every Friday from Sep 20 to Dec 13, 2019 

Workplace Communication skills for Health Sciences_Sep 10 to Dec 19, 2019 

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Employment

Job Contracts / Employment Opportunities

City of Toronto Crossing Guard_Start date_Sep 03, 2019 

Director Community Programs_Deadline_ Aug 16, 2019 

Seasonal Distribution Associate – LUSH fresh handmade cosmetics_Deadline_End of October 2019 – New !

Seasonal Production Assistant – LUSH fresh handmade cosmetics_Deadline_End of October 2019 – New !

Volunteer Opportunities

Anti-Oppressive Practice Workshop Development Specialist_Aug – Oct 2019 

BuskerFest – Volunteer Needed_Aug 30 to Sep 02, 2019 

Moving Process Workshop Development Specialist_Aug – Oct 2019 

Rethinking Masculinity Workshop Development Specialist_Aug – Oct 2019 

Trauma Informed Practice Workshop Development Specialist_Aug – Oct 2019 

Violence Against Women (VAW) Workshop Development Specialist_Aug – Oct 2019 

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Programs and Events

Brands for Canada EDGE Program – A competitive EDGE for Individuals with disabilities_Sep 09 to Oct 02, 2019 – New !

CPAC Bridging Program for Internationally Trained Accounting Professionals 

Engineering Connections Program at ACCES Employment_Sep 16 – Oct 25, 2019 

Entrepreneurship Connections – Next Programs_Sep 3 to Sep 30, 2019_Info session on Aug 7 & 21, 2019

Food Handling Certificate Training_Aug 27 – 29, 2019 

Improve your Workplace Communication Skills (Blended)_Sep 10 to Dec 19, 2019 

Improve your Workplace Communication Skills for Health Sciences_Sep 10 to Dec 19, 2019 

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Workshops and Training 

Careers in Correctional Services – Info Session_Aug 21, 2019 

Employment support program for job seekers with disabilities_Aug 6 – 16, 2019 & Sep 9 – 20, 2019 

Ontario Power Generation & General Motors – Day of Sharing_Aug 16, 2019 

Self-Employment Pathways for Newcomers_Aug 14-15, 2019 

The Immigrant Cafe for Immigrant Entrepreneurs & Small Business Owners_Every 2nd Thursday

Worker Health and Safety Awareness Training_Aug 20, 2019 

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Webinar/ Online Training

Best Practices for Landing a Job in Canada_Aug 29, 2019 – New !

CPA Ontario Webinar Information Session_Aug 20, 2019 – New !

Jump Start Your New Career in Canada – How to Quickly Climb to the Position You Deserve_Aug 15, 2019 – New !

Your Brand Matters_Aug 22, 2019 

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Funding Opportunities & Call for Proposals

Social Development Partnerships Program – Disability: Building a stronger foundation for leadership of youth with disabilities_Deadline_Oct 31, 2019 – New !

Sustainable Development Goals Program – Contributions_Deadline_Sep 19, 2019 – New !

Youth Innovation Component of the Enabling Accessibility Fund_Deadline_Oct 31, 2019 – New !

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Funding Opportunities – Ongoing Call for Proposals

Career Focus Local and Regional Projects

Foreign Credential Recognition Program

Metcalf Foundation Opportunity Fund – improve the economic livelihoods of Toronto’s working poor

Multi-sectoral Partnerships to Promote Healthy Living and Prevent Chronic Disease

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Health

Program and Events

Mental Wellness Community Fair_Aug 16 & 17, 2019 

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

Vaccine Information Sheet Influenza Vaccines for Children

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

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Workshops and Training

Autism Services – Orientation Session for Parents_Aug 13, 20 & Sep 05, 2019 

Canada’s Food Guide and Healthy Eating_Aug 21, 2019 

Canadian Social System Overview_Aug 23, 2019 (Mandarin) 

Fatty Liver Information Workshop for Newcomers_Aug 14, 2019 

Raising Healthy Children_Aug 22, 2019 

Understanding the New Canada’s Food Guide_August 27, 2019 – New !

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News/Media Release/ Newsletters 

Newsletters

Healthy & Whole – SCHC Newsletter_Summer 2019 

 

 

Media Release

Association for New Canadians to receive funding to improve the lives of newcomers as they settle into their new communities_Jul 11, 2019

Canada supports Francophone minority communities – Newcomers settling in these regions will receive official languages training_July 3, 2019 

Memorandum of Understanding will give young Canadians the opportunity to live and work in Luxembourg through the International Experience Canada Program_July 3, 2019 

New Agri-Food Immigration Pilot – Attracting workers to the agri-food sector across Canada_July 12, 2019

New programs to boost newcomer settlement and integration_Aug 07, 2019 – New !

Ontario Investing in New Program to Support Seniors’ Mental Health_ 

Student Direct Stream expanded to Pakistan_Jul 26, 2019

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Research and Reports

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

Connected Communities – Healthier Together_2017 Annual Report 

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 

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 

Rebalancing the Opportunity Equation – Final Report_May 2019 

Rebalancing the Opportunity Equation – Executive Summary_May 2019 

Report on Peel Newcomers_March 2019 

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

2018 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration 

Labour Force Landscape 2017-18 – Local Labour Market Plan

Proposed Framework for a New Anti-Racism Strategy for Canada_Jan 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

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

Results of the 2018 Street Needs Assessment Report

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 Workers in Canada – A Background Research Report – Dec 2018 – New !

The Wealth of Immigrant Families in Canada_Apr 2019 – New !

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Services et annonces francophones/ Francophone Services and announcements

Assemblée Générale Annuelle de Reflet Salvéo_29 AOÛT 2019 – nouveau !

DaFlo : La Bibliothèque magique The Magic Library_Aug 14, 2019 

Test your French online according to the internationnal framework of reference 

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Services, Events & Programs for Refugees, Refugee Claimants, Sponsors & Primary care providers

Services and Info sessions for Sponsors/ Caregivers

Pre-Arrival Info Session_Aug 22, 2019 – New !

The Canadian Centre for Refugee and Immigrant Health Care is Now Accepting Daytime Appointments

 

Services, programs and Info sessions for Refugees/ Refugee Claimants/ uninsured

88 Tips on How to Stay in or Immigrate to Canada (English/Arabic)_Aug 15, 2019 – New !

Free Medical Clinic for uninsured  August 2019 Schedule 

Immigration and Refugee Information_Aug 15, 2019 – New !

Refugee Highway Partnership Roundtable 2019- ‘PLACE’_Oct 23, 2019 – New !

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Settlement and Integration Support for Newcomers

Events/ Programs

2019 Canada Pensions Plan & Old Age Security_Aug 22, 2019 (Mandarin) 

Advance Care Planning – Power of Attorney – Aug 6 & Cemetery Tour – 13, 2019 (Mandarin) 

Citizenship Education Mentoring Circle – Everyone Thursday – Fall session – Oct 10 to Dec 12, 2019 

Genealogy Club @ Morningside Library_Jul 20, Aug 17, Sep 14, Oct 26 & Nov 23, 2019 

Housing Help Services @ Morningside Public Library_Aug 21, Sep 18, Oct 16 & Nov 30, 2019 

Income tax clinic for low income newcomers – Tax Return 2017-18_Aug 06, Oct 11, Nov 08 & Dec 06, 2019

 

Workshops and Training 

August is Emancipation Month at the City_Aug 17 & Aug 29, 2019 

Don’t Get Scammed – Understand fraud and how to protect themselves_Oct 02, 2019 – New !

Emancipation Month Lecture Series – Grab your lunch and come join us_Aug 1 to 29, 2019 

Estate Planning_Sep 18, 2019 – New !

Financial Abuse – How to define, recognize and prevent financial abuse_Oct 09, 2019 – New !

Learn How to Use WeChat and Email_Aug 21, 2019 

Let’s Do Arts and Crafts_Aug 21, 2019 

Planning for your Retirement_Sep 25, 2019 – New !

Understanding parents and grandparents sponsorship application_Aug 14, 2019 (Mandarin) 

Working together to keep children safe_Aug 23, 2019 

Write On – A free writing workshop with the Toronto Writers Collective_Aug 24, 2019 

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Webinar/ Online Training

Live Webinars on Building and Maintaining good credit and loans for internationally-trained individuals_Aug 15, 22 & 29, 2019 – New !

 

Training/ Workshops/ Events for Service Providers & Stakeholders

Let’s Do Arts and Crafts_Aug 21, 2019 

Maximizing Governance – Communications_Sep 09, 2019 for Board of Directors – New !

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Online Training / Webinar/ Recorded Webinars

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Youth Programs and Services

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Agency Program Calendars

ACCES Employment Client Workshops Calendar_August 2019

Agincourt Library Programs Calendar_August 2019

Bridlewood Library Programs Calendar_August 2019

Centennial College Community Employment Services workshop calendar_August 2019

Chinese Family Services of Ontario Client Workshops Calendar_August 2019

East Metro Youth Services – Newcomer Youth Program Calendar_August 2019

Morningside Library Client Workshops Calendar_August 2019

Newcomer Settlement Program Schedule_Jul & Aug 2019

PCPI Clients Workshops Calendar_August 2019

Steeles Library Programs Calendar_August 2019

the Hub mid Scarborough Workshops Calendar_August 2019

VPI Clients Workshop Calendar_August 2019

YWCA JUMP Scarborough Clients Workshop Calendar_August 2019

 

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