We’ve Been Apart, Now Let’s Come Together

2021-07-26T10:54:55-04:00July 27th, 2021|Events, Uncategorized|

The pandemic kept us apart, but now we can come together again for a common cause! This will be our eighth year participating in the Ride for Refuge, taking place on Saturday October 2, 2021. (And this year, you don’t need to ride or walk . . . you can do whatever [...]

June is World Refugee Awareness Month

2021-06-01T09:42:40-04:00May 31st, 2021|Uncategorized|

and we have a lot to celebrate! Spring has Sprung and our Garden is Sprouting! Last year we launched our first community garden and we were so excited to see some of the plants have returned on their own. Carol has already been busy helping our children and families learn [...]

A Glimpse Into our 2020 Annual Report

2021-05-04T22:17:16-04:00May 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|

This year our community rallied together to support Christie and our families in some pretty incredible ways! Our year started with the same shock as everyone else: "It was a Wednesday in March 2020 when we realized that everything we do at Christie had to change because a new unknown [...]

Introducing the Centre for Refugee Children

2021-06-06T09:44:07-04:00March 10th, 2021|Uncategorized|

This is Steve Meagher and this is how you'll usually find him, doing whatever it takes to serve our clients. Steve is leaving his position as Shelter Manager at Christie to launch an exciting pilot project:  The Centre for Refugee Children. We sat down with Steve so he could tell you more about this ground-breaking [...]

The doctors keeping us safe are named Jim, Meb and Paz

2021-05-04T21:52:24-04:00April 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Doctors like Family   During the last month the management team at Christie developed and implemented a plan to manage Covid-19. They couldn't have done it without the support of the doctors who staff our onsite clinic. Did you know we have a medical clinic onsite?  Our Doctors are Dr Meb, [...]

Let’s Celebrate Together on World Refugee Day

2021-05-04T21:46:24-04:00June 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

You're invited! June 20th, 2019 is our second annual celebration of World Refugee Day. Join us in celebrating the resilience of refugees and the enormous positive contribution they make to our community. We stand #withrefugees!   On World Refugee Day, held every year on June 20th, the United Nations commemorates [...]

In Honour of Don Posterski

2018-06-19T10:32:25-04:00June 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Don Posterski, June 13, 2018. Don was a friend of Christie Refugee Welcome Centre and was actively involved in the early years when we started as World Vision Reception Centre in 1989. Over the ensuing years, he kept in touch [...]

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