35th Anniversary Celebration

35th Anniversary Celebrations This October, we commence celebrations of our 35th anniversary. The celebrations will continue throughout the year, and an open house is being planned for our partners, funders, clients/former clients and general community to visit our offices and relive the 35 year history of the Agency. Details regarding the open house will be provided soon! In the spirit of our 35th anniversary celebrations, Skills for Change seeks your support as a mentor, community…

Skills for Change celebrates International Women’s Day with a fitting theme of #beboldforchange

By Sampada Kukade, Associate Director, Program Marketing at Skills for Change Thursday, March 9, 2017   CHANGE. A word Skills for Change employees are not only familiar with, but it is what drives us every day.  We focus daily on how developing new skills can bring about positive change for the immigrants and refugees we serve. So when #beboldforchange was announced as this year’s International Women’s Day theme (www.internationalwomensday.com), we knew exactly what that meant.…

Ongoing LINC Level 2 and 3 Classes!

LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) is a language and settlement program funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. We are currently running LINC level 2 and 3 classes from August 22 until Sept 2, 2016. We do continuous intake so we can accept new students even on the second week of the class. LINC level 2 and 3 is an introductory language and settlement program to improve your English and allow you to speak with more…

Pioneers for Change 2015 – A Night of Glitz and Glamour!

  The 2015 Pioneers for Change 1920s themed fundraiser gala was an evening to celebrate 6 award recipients who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Arts, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Social Impact, Women in Leadership and Community Engagement. The evening started with a welcome reception, where attendees received staff-made 1920s flapper headbands and corsages, walked the red carpet and networked amongst colleagues. This was followed by our awards ceremony, hosted by CBC News Network’s Natasha Fatah.…