BRAMPTON:– As we approach Canada Day, Brampton Multicultural Community Centre in partnership with RBC, will celebrate Newcomers to Canada with a festive afternoon of programming for all ages on Wednesday, June 27th. Brampton Newcomer Day, a first for the city, will bring together more than 15 local exhibitors who will be offering their services in order to help Newcomers feel more settled in their new community.
“Newcomers add vibrancy and diversity to our Region. The Brampton Newcomer Day is a great opportunity to connect with our new residents and welcome them to our city,” said Dima Amad, Director of Programs, BMCC. “Our aim for the day is to celebrate their positive contributions to our economic, political, social, and cultural fabric.”
“We have one of the fastest-growing populations in the country, with many newcomers to Canada choosing Brampton as their new home,” added Linda Jeffrey, Mayor, City of Brampton. “I’m so proud that we’re able to participate in the first-ever Brampton Newcomer Day at the BMCC, which has become a hub for so many of our new Canadians. ”
Brampton Newcomer Day will offer a variety of programming, from accessing Canadian health care to getting advice on resume-building and job-hunting, to speaking to someone about banking in Canada to fun activities for kids. Some of the participating Community Partners include:
- • Peel Police
- • Brampton Fire and Emergency Services
- • Brampton Community Health Centre
- • The Centre for Education & Training
- • William Osler Hospital
- • Early Years Ontario
- • RBC Royal Bank
The event runs from 11 am to 3 pm on Wednesday, June 27. It is free, open to all and will have activities for all ages. Additional information can be found at BMCcentre.org.