Here’s what’s going on at Newcomer Centre. Check out the links to find out more or to register for a session.

ongoing settlement & employment information sessions

information sessions

May 2024

 

May 6 – Newcomer Centre Officially Changed Name

  • The Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers (EMCN) officially changed its name to the Edmonton Newcomer Centre (Newcomer Centre).
  • Read the news release.
 

July 2024

 

July 1, 2024 – Canada Day

  • Newcomer Centre offices closed for statutory observance.

July 6, 2024 – Global Girls Career Day

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  • This FREE event is hosted by the Newcomer Centre and its Global Girls program for young women, 15 – 21 years old, especially from immigrant and refugee backgrounds.

  • Listen to immigrant women’s career stories and get inspired to plan your own future. Get excited for an afternoon of storytelling, fun activities and thoughtful reflection! We have amazing guest speakers from the community who also come from different fields of interest like sustainability, fashion, construction, medicine, and culinary arts. During their presentations, they will share their personal experiences as immigrant women in choosing, navigating and succeeding in their careers.

  • Register on Eventbrite here

July 23, 2024 – EmpowerHER Speaker Series

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  • Keynote Topic:  Business Licenses & Permits
    Featured Speaker:  Rachel Lee with the City of Edmonton
  • 10 am – 12 pm at our downtown location
  • Find out more and register here

 

August 2024

 

August 5, 2024 – Civic Holiday

  • Newcomer Centre offices closed for statutory observance.

August 6, 2024 – EmpowerHER Speaker Series

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  • Keynote Topic:  Business Link – Services & Resources for Business Owners & Startups
    Featured Speaker:  Jenny Juang with Business Link
  • 10 am – 12 pm at our downtown location
  • Find out more and register here

September 2024

 

September 2, 2024 – Labour Day

  • Newcomer Centre offices closed for statutory observance.

October 2024

 

October 14, 2024 – Thanksgiving

  • Newcomer Centre offices closed for statutory observance.

October 18, 2024 – Newcomer Centre Connects Day

  • Newcomer Centre offices closed for staff professional development training.

October 26, 2024 – RISE Awards

  • Find out more about sponsorship opportunities, how to purchase tickets and so much more.

November 2024

 

November 11, 2024 – Remembrance Day

  • Newcomer Centre offices closed for statutory observance.

December 2024

 

December 23, 2024 – January 5, 2025

  • Newcomer Centre offices closed for winter break.
  • Office reopen on Monday, January 6, 2025.