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JIAS Newcomer Welcome Fair
September 3, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
All JIAS newcomer clients are invited to join this one of a kind FREE Welcome Fair that will be held on September 3rd, 2023, at Lipa Green Centre. This is a brand-new program designed to host over 100 JIAS clients (space is limited, register in advance). The event will feature a number of information sessions, networking opportunities for newcomers with long-time Canadians, and children’s activities for newcomer children. Information including education, health, finance, childcare, and citizenship that will help immigrants understand and access a wide range of services which they can benefit from.
Event Highlights are as follow:
- How to Apply for Permanent Residence: Ontario Nominations Program and Express Entry System
- Understanding Education in Ontario: Elementary, Middle, and High School
- Navigating Health Care in Ontario
- Networking 101 in Canada
- Understanding the Canadian Banking System
- Housing Search Session
- Understanding the Settlement Journey
- Employment Rights + Basic Job Search Information
- drop off children ages 4-16
- fun activities with other newcomer children
- Canadian volunteers from a variety of professional backgrounds will be available throughout the day for professional networking
- meet other newcomers to build your community and social life for you and your family
Lunch and refreshments will be provided!