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The Khalifa Family Wishes You Happy Holidays

The Khalifa family wishes you and yours a very happy holiday and a bright new year! Last month, the Khalifas arrived in Canada at Reception House. Despite not knowing the language, the Khalifa family has settled into Waterloo Region.  They wanted to share their...

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Our Office Hours Over the Holidays

Our Office Hours Over the Holidays

Our office is closed Thursday, December 24 to Monday, December 28. and Thursday, December 31 to Sunday, January 3, 2021. In case of emergency, please call 9-11. If you require medical assistance over this time, here is a list of local health care options available to...

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A Message From Carl

It’s been an unprecedented year. When I reflect back, 2020 stands out as the year of COVID19, racial and equality reckonings, and new and different challenges for those who are new to our community. At the best of times, newcomers face hardships in settling into their...

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Not Another Gala 2020 Update

Not Another Gala 2020 Update

It is with heavy hearts that we have decided to cancel this year’s Not Another Gala event. We have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada and abroad. Our focus now is on supporting our newcomer families during this extraordinary time, joining the...

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Responding to COVID-19

Responding to COVID-19

MARCH 19 UPDATE: Out of an abundance of caution and in the interest of keeping our clients and employees as safe as possible, we are temporarily closing our office at 675 Queen Street effective March 20 until further notice. We believe it to be critical for us all to...

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Fall Newsletter: This season, we’re gaining momentum

Fall Newsletter: This season, we’re gaining momentum

Fall is a time for getting back into the swing of things. Gaining momentum after taking a pause for the summer. This season, we are launching forward by asking What moves you?

With a federal election around the corner, it’s a good time to reflect on what matters to you and your community. How do your actions and choices get us closer to a welcoming and connected community? The kind we all want to live in?

We spoke to various individuals about what moves them to strive for a more inclusive Waterloo Region.

In this newsletter,

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Summer Newsletter: Who are our newest neighbours?

Our Summer Newsletter is here! Read our Manager of Community Engagement's reflection: World Refugee Day - a time to practice empathy Interns Contribute to our thriving community: hear about their experiences Meet our volunteer Award winners I am your neighbour photo...

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