Guide for Newcomers to PEI, Canada

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Things to Know

Atlantic Immigrant Career Loan Fund helps newcomers achieve credential recognition
May 29 2019
Media Release
Credential recognition can be a major barrier for immigrants to enter the labour market. The cost associated with having international credentials recognized is often expensive and can affect newcomers eventual inclusion in their chosen field.
Being an Ally - 2019 Anti-Racism Creative Challenge
Apr 03 2019
Winners announced for seventh annual contest
Charlottetown, PE – For the past seven years, the PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada has invited youth in Grades 7 to 12 to participate in a creative challenge to express their ideas on anti-racism.
Lollipop Fundraiser – in honour of Barho Family
Mar 19 2019
Teenager models kindness and compassion to motivate friends and school to support refugees
Cornwall, PE - There aren't many things these days that will keep a teenager at the kitchen table doing work for school the next day. However, this was not a typical thing that Keira Fitzpatrick-Moran was doing.
Good for newcomer communities
Mar 13 2019
New pilot program teaches newcomers how to run a restaurant
If you’re new to PEI and looking to open your own restaurant, you might be wondering where to start. A new pilot project offered at Row House Steak & Lobster Co is teaching newcomers just how to break into the business successfully on the Island.

Things to Do

Friday Friendship Hour
Fridays at 5:00 pm
PEIANC hosts a social activity called Friday Friendship Hour held most Fridays throughout the year. Everyone is invited to attend -- new and established Islanders alike.
PEIANC Camps on School PD Days
For Kindergarten to Grade 6 Students
PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada offers PD Day camps to students from Kindergarten to Grade 6 from refugee and low-income families. Camps are free for participants. Space is limited and registration is needed.


Finding a Fulfilling and Meaningful Job: Adriyana Stoyanova
Finding a Fulfilling and Meaningful Job: Adriyana Stoyanova
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