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911, 2021

Employment Elevates Lives

By |November 9th, 2021|

Megan Wilkinson, Elevate’s Employment Settlement Worker Our new "Elevate" program addresses the pivotal role employment plays within the settlement process for refugees. Christie launched the Elevate program this year with a 3-year Grow Grant from the Ontario [...]

1810, 2021

Exciting News – A Launch and a Ride

By |October 18th, 2021|

ELEVATE Program Launch Supports Refugees Seeking Employment We are so proud and excited to share with you the new program we launched this spring – Elevate! Refugee Employment Services (Elevate). This program was designed to provide settlement and employment services to refugee [...]

2707, 2021

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

By |July 27th, 2021|

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 [...]

1106, 2021

Refugee Spotlight Story – Introducing Eleni

By |June 11th, 2021|

Growing up at Christie Free from Fear "I think I am much more grown up now than before I left Mexico. Before I left, I was so shy.” A poised young woman sits before me, polished and articulate. She [...]


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