Events

Milestones: Infant to 5 Years
When: Friday, January 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
Where: Immigrants Working Centre, 182 Rebecca Street, Hamilton

Presented by:
Marem Toresho (RECE) and Monica VanOverbeeke(RECE)

Come learn about your child developmental stages. For more information and to register, contact Mrs.Hoshneara (RECE) at 905-525-9676 x 243. 

Children Aid Service in Canada
When: Friday, January 27, 2017 - 10:15am
Where: Immigrants Working Centre, 1119 Fennell Ave East, Hamilton

Presented by:
Dr.Mirna Carranza Children Aid Society (CAS)

For more information and to register, contact Silva (RECE) at 905-387-1100 x 229

 

Healthy eating for children
When: Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 1:00pm
Where: Immigrants Working Centre, 160 Centennial Pkwy North #7, Hamilton

Learn tips on:

  • Helping children to develop healthy eating
  • Persuading picky eaters to enjoy a wider variety of foods
  • Getting kids to eat more fruits and vegetables

Child minding and light refreshments provided.

For more information and to register, contact

Ghanwa Afach at 905-512-3682 or gafach@capc.hamiltion.on.ca
Vicky Thind at 905-662-9160 x 222
Ahlam Mohammad at 905-662-9160 x 223

When: Monday, January 23, 2017 - 7:00pm
Where: Hamilton City Hall, 71 Main St. West, Hamilton

The government has made major policy changes to the pathway to permanent residency in Canada. How have these changes impacted international students and other applicants seeking to stay?

Come and hear Elizabeth Long of Long Mangalji LLP speak on her previous year working with PR applicants and her critical reflection on the efficacy of the Express Entry System in meeting Canada’s demand for skilled immigrants.

Register at: bit.ly/2i5NkWp 

When: Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 11:00am
Where: St. Andrew's United Church, 479 Upper Paradise Road, Hamilton

Join the Women's Newcomer Group - everyone is welcome!

Special Guest: Filomena Tassi, Member of Parliament.

Date: Thursday, January 19, 2017; 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Where: St. Andrew's United Church, 479 Upper Paradise Road, Hamilton.

Register: (905) 383 7411

 

When: Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
Where: CoWork at The Cotton Factory, Studio 301, 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton

The Cowork in the Cotton Factory is welcoming in the New Year with a very special Pop Up Lunch Counter with Karam Kitchen on Thursday, January 12, 2017.

After being forced to flee their homes and lives in Syria, Rawa'a, Dalal, and Manahel were invited to resettle in Hamilton after taxing three-year journeys from Syria to Jordan to Toronto to Hamilton. Eager to share their cooking craft with The Cotton Factory community Karam Kitchen will be hosting a Pop Up Lunch Counter in the coworking space.

When: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 12:30pm
Where: New Beasley, 145 Wilson Street, Hamilton

Wesley Urban Ministries is hosting Volunteer Hamilton : Benefits for New Comers. The event will help newcomers:

-Understand the importance of volunteering
-Learn how to search and find good volunteering opportunities
-Improve social skills 
-Help find job opportunities 


 

When: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 3:30pm
Where: Immigrants Working Centre, Rool 301, 8 Main Street East, Hamilton

Need English for work? The WorkLinc program provides English language instruction with work skills in English.

1. Industry language

2. Safety certification

3. Portfolio package

For more information and to register, contact Aseel at 905-529-5209/

 

When: Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 6:30pm
Where: Wesley Urban Ministries, 52 Catherine Street North, Hamilton

Private Sponsorship Network Meetings will provide:

  • Monthly Guest speakers
  • Opportunity to network with other groups
  • Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) updates
  • Community resources and connections
  • An opportunity to share your success stories!

Please RSVP: rita.balla@wesley.ca  905 528 5629  x 305

When: Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 5:30pm
Where: Stoney Creek ENYC, 211 Centennial Parkway North, Hamilton

Join a very special Holiday event. Come celebrate the Holidays with your friends at the ENYC. All youth are welcome and make sure to bring some food!

Activities:

  • Games and tournaments
  • Movies
  • Holiday traditions
  • Potluck (6-7 pm)
  • Gift exchange (7-8 pm)