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Sixth Annual Newcomer Recognition Awards

PosterCelebrating Simcoe County residents, businesses, and organizations working to connect with immigrants in Simcoe County.


Awards Criteria_2018.pdf

Rules and Regulations 2018.pdf

Individual Application 2018.pdf

School Application 2018.pdf

Business Application 2018.pdf

Sample Completed Application.pdf

Submission Deadline - September 21, 2018


News and Events in the Community



Barrie Latin Resource CentreBarrie Latin Resource Centre<div><p>The BLRC is a not-profit organization created to assist individuals (and families) in the process of adapting and integrating into life and the community of Barrie and Simcoe County.  For more information contact them at (705) 503-7852​.</p><p><a href="/PublishingImages/Pages/News/Barrie-Latin-Resource-Centre/BLRC-BROCHURE%20ENGLISH.pdf" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />BLRC-BROCHURE ENGLISH.pdf</a></p><p> </p></div><p> </p><p>​</p>
Collingwood ESLCollingwood ESL<p>Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.</p><p>Learning Centre<br>180 Ontario Street, <br>Collingwood, ON</p><p><a href="/Shared%20Documents/Collingwood%20ESL%202017-18.pdf" target="_blank"><img width="16" height="16" class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Collingwood ESL 2017-18.pdf</a>​</p>
English Conversation CirclesEnglish Conversation Circles<span style="font-size:13pt;"><h2>Come and join these FREE bi-weekly English conversation circles.  </h2><p>It's a great way to practice speaking English, meet new people, build confidence, learn more about your community, culture and customs.</p><p>Please join Conversation Circles every other Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at the Innisfil New Library on 967 Innisfil Beach Road.</p><p>This is a group for anyone whose English is their second language.</p><p>For more information, please call Suzana at (705) 797-2020 Extension 23 or (705) 725-8360 Extension 45151.</p><p> <a href="/PublishingImages/Pages/News/English-Conversation-Circles/Conversation%20Circle%20Innisfil.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Conversation Circle Innisfil.pdf</a></p></span><p>​</p>
Ethnic Mosaic Partnership Recruiting Board MembersEthnic Mosaic Partnership Recruiting Board Members<p>​The Ethnic Mosaic Partnership (EMP) is a small group of leaders from diverse Ethno Cultural and Faith-based organizations who are in the process of developing a new not for profit association. One of EMP endeavous is to provide a place for all immigrants to learn, socialize and integrate into Simcoe County with a goal of establishing a multicultural centre in the future.</p><p>The EMP is currently new board members. </p><p>See the attached position requirements <a href="/PublishingImages/Pages/News/Ethnic-Mosaic-Partnership-Recruiting-Board-Members/FINAL_BOARD%20MEMBERS%20WANTED-large.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />FINAL_BOARD MEMBERS WANTED-large.pdf</a></p><p>For more information, you can also email <a href=""></a></p><p> </p>
Georgian College HomestayGeorgian College Homestay<p>Open your door, and your world - host an international student.​</p><p><a href="/Shared%20Documents/Homestay-Barrie%20Orillia%20Owen%20Sound.pdf" target="_blank">Homestay-Barrie Orillia Owen Sound.pdf</a> </p><p> </p>
Homestay is seeking hosts for International StudentsHomestay is seeking hosts for International Students<p>​Homestay is seeking hosts for International High School students in Collingwood and Barrie. </p><p>For more information contact Homestay at: 1-877-441-4443 or email at <a href=""></a></p><p><a href="/PublishingImages/Pages/News/Homestay-is-seeking-hosts-for-International-Students/Homestayposters%20(1).pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Homestayposters (1).pdf</a></p>
Job Finding Club for ImmigrantsJob Finding Club for Immigrants<span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-1-5" id="ms-rterangepaste-start" aria-hidden="true"></span><h1 style="margin:0px;font-size:24px;font-weight:bold;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-1-5">JOB FINDING CLUB</span></h1><h2 style="margin:0px;font-size:24px;font-weight:400;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-1-5">FOR IMMIGRANTS</span></h2><h3 style="margin:0px;font-size:18px;font-weight:300;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-1-5">New country. New opportunities.</span></h3><p style="font-size:18px;font-weight:300;margin-top:15px;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-1-5">Navigating your way to employment in a new country can be a challenge. We can help connect you with the people, support and information needed to move into the Canadian workplace.</span></p><div class="row vc_inner vc_row-fluid"><div class="wpb_column vc_column_container vc_col-sm-12"><div class="vc_column-inner"><div class="wpb_wrapper"><div class="wpb_text_column wpb_content_element vc_custom_1502377920162 first-call-out"><div class="wpb_wrapper"><p style="font-size:18px;font-weight:300;"><strong class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-1-5">Let’s work together to make your roadmap to employment a success!</strong></p><p style="font-size:18px;font-weight:300;"><font color="#191919">For more information, <a href="" target="_blank">visit the related Georgian College Information site</a></font></p></div></div></div></div></div></div><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-1-5">​</span></p>
Monthly Coffee Time Networking EventMonthly Coffee Time Networking Event<p>Monthly Coffee Time - Networking Event <br>The first Tuesday of each month; drop-in between</p><p>8:00 - 9:30 a.m. at the Community Resource Centre,</p><p>Coffee Time is hosted by Community Connection.  For more information contact Debbe at</p><p>(705) 444-0040 Extension 238 or</p><p><a href=""></a>.</p><p>​</p>