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Services for Newcomers

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Shannon, Queen's Square | March 1, 2022
  You’ve made a new life here in Canada: found a home, a job, a school for your children…now onto learning English – and don’t you miss connecting... Read More»
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Shannon, Queen's Square | September 1, 2021
Learning a new language is tough! But having great conversations isn’t. Practice Your English programs are a great way to improve your English-... Read More»
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Shannon, Queen's Square | June 1, 2021
Brought to Idea Exchange by our friends at the KW Multicultural Centre, Let’s Talk is a program for newcomer youth focused on education and career... Read More»
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Shannon, Queen's Square | January 4, 2021
Is your young family new to Cambridge? Would you like to practice your English-speaking skills while you connect with other parents in town? Come... Read More»
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Shannon, Queen's Square | November 10, 2020
With the world slowed down and indoor activities pretty much off the table, what’s a family to do on a Saturday afternoon? We’ve got just the thing... Read More»
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Shannon, Queen's Square | June 1, 2020
Are you learning to speak English? Would you like to practice your English-speaking skills while you are staying home during COVID-19? English... Read More»
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Services | March 31, 2020
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.  Through the YMCA Library Settlement... Read More»
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Services | March 11, 2019
Are you learning to speak English? Would you like to practice your English speaking skills? From September through May, come and be a part of our... Read More»
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Shannon, Queen's Square | February 1, 2019
Finding your way and building your life in a new place can be a challenge. So roll up your sleeves and get busy with us as a volunteer. Here are... Read More»
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Shannon, Queen's Square | November 27, 2018
Idea Exchange has something for everyone, whether it’s resources and services, opportunities for leisure and discovery, or connections with other... Read More»