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Friday, January 15 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Challenges of Newcomers in a Canadian context

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This workshop will provide participants with an overview of some of the challenges newcomers face in the Canadian context. Through an interactive discussion participants will be able to explore current immigration policies, challenges regarding language barriers and access to employment, settlement and integration issues and overall issues of poverty, marginalization and discrimination.

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Lily Lumsden

Senior Regional Manager, Employment and Immigrant Services, YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford
As the Senior Regional Manager of the Employment & Immigrant Services department for the YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford, Lily has created, developed and implement programs for new immigrants over the past 7 years. Through these programs in both Hamilton and Brantford, the YMCA... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm EST
Hamilton Convention Centre, Room 207