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

Preparing Newcomers for Success in the Canadian Workplace_Nov 28, 2019 – New ! (West LIP Event)

Save the Date – BRIDGES FORUM 2020_Feb 13, 2020 – New ! 

Supporting those experiencing gender-based violence – Part 2_Dec 10, Jan 21 & Feb 13, 2020 

Women in Technology – Looking at the Non Traditional Pathway to Success_Nov 29, 2019 

 

Civic Engagement, Community Consultation, Nominations & Call for Participation

Community Healing Project – Healer Peer Support Call out_Application Deadline_Nov 21, 2019 

Community Healing Project – Healer Peer Support Call out_Application form – Referral form_Nov 21, 2019 

Lived Experience Advisory Group – City of Toronto is seeking individuals who have lived experience with poverty_Deadline_Nov 29, 2019  

Transforming Care: Community Forum  – Planning Clinical Services for Scarborough (Nov 08 to Dec 05, 2019) 

Seniors Housing Needs Survey – Professionals support TCHC seniors are invited to participate 

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Community Events/ Games/Holiday programs

2019 – OPSEU LOCAL 596 – Festive Lunch_Nov 26, 2019 

Fairmont Royal York Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony_Nov 28, 2019  New ! 

Holiday Magic_Nov 23, 2019 

Neilson Park Creative Centre’s Fall 2019 Handmade Art and Fine Craft Sale_Nov 23, 2019 

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Community News/ Announcements

Active Minds Social Club_Every Friday  

Chef of the Day – Food Tasting Opportunity_Starting Nov 11, 2019 – New ! 

Christmas Gift Registration for Newcomers Families_Apply before Nov 30, 2019 

Christmas Turkey Giveaway for Newcomers Families_Available to pick up on Dec 14, 2019 

CICS Social Connection Hub for Immigrants seeking to improve English, Communication, Employment, Education & Cultural Adjustment Skills – Every Friday 

Free English classes for landed immigrant or convention refugee @CCS  

Training for Women in Technology in Business analysis, Project management, Quality testing and IT Skills – We Can Win 

Transforming WC – Birthing Services will move from Birchmount Hospital_Community update_Oct 2019 

Transforming WC – Starting Oct 28, 2019, children will no longer stay overnight at Birchmount Hospital 

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Education, Training & Language Programs 

Workshops, Education Opportunities and Training

Academic Upgrading Program @ Centennial Collage – Next Intake is on Jan 06, 2020  

Networking for Employment (CBL 6) – A free online course_Oct 15 – Dec 06, 2019  

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Employment

Job Contracts / Employment Opportunities

Bailiff Workers – Kennedy House Youth Services – New ! 

Community Engagement Facilitator_Deadline_Nov 22, 2019 

Developmental Services [email protected] Kennedy House Youth Services  – New ! 

Supervisor, Newcomer Coordinated Care_Deadline_Open until filled 

TEQ LIP Officer – Short-term Contract (Dec 2019 – Feb 2020)_Deadline_Nov 20, 2019 

Volunteer Opportunities

Become a Settlement Mentor – Newcomer Community Integration Program of Job Start 

HPC Volunteer Recruitment_Nov 2019 

Meals on Wheels – Volunteer Drivers needed – Urgent 

Meals on Wheels – Volunteer Runners needed – Urgent 

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Programs and Trainings

Career Profiling Certificate Program_Nov 25 – 27, 2019 

Construction Trades [email protected] ACCES Employment_Jan 20, 2020 – New ! 

Entrepreneurship Connections – Next Programs_Jan 6 to Jan 31, 2020 – Info Session_Check the flyer for optional dates – New ! 

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

Immigrant Business EXPO Toronto_Nov 16, 2019 – New !

International Student Pathways and Supports in Canada_Nov 29, 2019 – New !

Retail Training Certificate Program_Nov 19 – 21, 2019 

Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities – New HPC Volunteers Recuritment_Nov 2019 – New !

Women’s Business Accelerator – Business Training Program for Newcomer Women_Starting on Nov 25, 2019 – New ! 

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Workshops and Events 

Career Exploration Workshop – Scarborough Hub_Nov 28, 2019 – New !

Career Pathways in Service Industry_Nov 28, 2019 

 

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Webinar/ Online Training

Job Search Strategies and Techniques In Canada_Dec 01, 2019 – New !

Pre-Arrival Services for Newcomers – One-on-one personalized help, workshops, webinars, employment support and more!_Nov 28, 2019 

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Funding Opportunities & Call for Proposals

Anti-Racism Action Program_Deadline_Dec 17, 2019 

Community Action Grant program_Deadline_Jan 17, 2019 

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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

Mobile Dental Bus_Nov 25, 2019 

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

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

Seniors Information & Active Living Fair_Nov 16, 2019  

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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Workshops and Training

Healthy Eating Workshop_Nov 14 – Dec 05, 2019

Mental Health and Domestic Violence_Nov 23, 2019 – New !

Mental Health Promotion Workshops – Workplace Mental Health and Wellbeing_Nov 06 & 19, 2019 

Starting With Yourself: Self-Care & Mental Health in the Arts_Nov 26, 2019 – New !

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News/Media Release/ Newsletters 

Newsletters

Focal Point – TEQ LIP Newsletter Summer 2019 

Healthy & Whole – SCHC Newsletter_Summer 2019 

Healthy & Whole – SCHC Newsletter – Fall 2019  

TEQ LIP Newsletter Fall 2019 

 

Media Release

Media Release 6th Annual Scarborough Community Safety Week – Oct 7 to 18, 2019 

Preventing Crime, Protecting People – Ontario Marks Crime Prevention Week 2019_Nov 04, 2019 

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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 

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 – New !

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 – New !

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 – New !

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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Services et annonces francophones/ Francophone Services and announcements  

An evening celebrating French Composers (Faure, Debussy, Saint-Saens)_Nov 30, 2019 – Nouveau !

Café franco – Direction Madagascar_Nov 29, 2019 – Nouveau !

Open House for French Classes_Nov 30, 2019 – Nouveau !

Qui peut être parrainé en tant que réfugié? Qui peut parrainer des réfugiés?_25 nov 2019 – Nouveau !

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 Session_Nov 21, 2019 

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

The PSR Program: Supporting Settlement and Integration_Nov 22, 2019 – Webinar – New !

 

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

Amnesty International : We Are All Made Of Stories_Nov 23, 2019 

Free Medical Clinic for uninsured  November 2019 Schedule 

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Settlement and Integration Support for Newcomers

Events/ Programs

Genealogy Club @ Morningside Library_Nov 23, 2019 

Housing Help Services @ Morningside Public Library_Nov 30, 2019 

Income tax clinic for low income newcomers – Tax Return 2017-18_Dec 06, 2019

The Cultural Mosaic_Nov 21, 2019 – New !

Workshops and Training 

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Training/ Workshops/ Events for Service Providers & Stakeholders

2019 Ontario Council on Community Interpreting Annual Congress_Nov 23, 2019 – New !

Golden Mile Network Forum_Nov 26, 2019 – New !

Rainbow Health Ontario 2020 Conference in Niagara Falls_Apr 21 – 23, 2019 

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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_November 2019

Agincourt Library Programs Calendar_December 2019

Bridlewood Library Programs Calendar_December 2019

Centennial College Community Employment Services Workshops Calendar_November 2019 

East Metro Youth Services – Newcomer Program Calendar_November 2019

Frontier College Scarborough’s community calendar_November 2019

Frontier College Scarborough Community Calendar_December 2019

MFRC- Fall 2019 Newcomer Programs_Sep to Dec 2019

MFRC – Newcomer Settlement Program Schedule_Sep to Dec 2019

Morningside EarlyON Child & Family Centre Satellite Locations calendar_November 2019

Morningside EarlyON Child & Family Centre Workshops Calendar_November 2019

Steeles Library Programs Calendar_December 2019

The Career Foundation Workshops Calendar_November 2019

The Hub mid Scarborough Client Workshops Calendar_November 2019

VPI Clients Workshop Calendar_November 2019

YWCA JUMP Scarborough Client Workshops Calendar_November 2019

 

 

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