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Arts: Immigrant Drummers Hit Ottawa

Nestor Nduwayo and Patrice Ntafatiro have an important mission. They are attempting to preserve and pass on their culture through drumming and dance. Nduwayo and Ntafatiro are originally from Burundi and have lived in Ottawa, Ontario for…

Mentoring: Welcome to Mentor City

MentorCity is more of a town than a city, but it is growing fast. And even after it becomes home to millions of people, MentorCity will still have a certain small town charm and warmth. After all, meeting neighbours and making friends is…

Arts: Cash in on Creative Funding

Sometimes, all we need is a little push, which can come in the form of a compliment, some advice, mentoring, or even some cash to free the mind and relieve the worries of daily living expenses, leaving us able to focus on our career.

Muslim Community Reaches Out

Canada, and especially Toronto and its surrounding area, is one of the most diverse places in the world. For most people, this is a point of pride – our neighbours come from all over the world and not only can we learn about their cultures,…

Communities Welcome the YMCA

The settlement process just got a little bit easier for newcomers in the city’s north and east ends adjusting to their new lives in Canada. On October 30, and November 1, 2007, the YMCA of Greater Toronto celebrated the official grand…

Connecting People, Building Communities

Brampton Multicultural Community Centre (BMC) is a leading newcomer serving organization in Peel region. The organization was established in 1987 by a team of passionate community workers. They offer a wide range of settlement services to…