Among its many other impacts, the pandemic halted the arrival of refugees in Canada. Now, more refugees are finally able to land in Canada, but Covid-19 continues to complicate settlement.
GGP hosted four Covid-19 vaccination clinics that resulted in 900 doses of vaccine delivered to refugee and immigrant clients. Not only were they highly efficient, these clinics were joyful events for all.
FFF provides opportunities to create social connections, learn about our city’s facilities, and explore new local activities that newcomers may not otherwise find or access.
Learn to Play Tennis provided the opportunity for newcomers to improve their physical and social well-being by getting outdoors and active.
Hear from three GGP English teachers–Gail, Rachel, and Fred–below about their successes and challenges moving classes online.
The Care for Newcomer Children program provides on-site childminding at the Global Gathering Place (GGP) while parent(s) attend English classes or other programs. When we shut our doors in response […]
30 volunteers are helping clients practise English and get social interaction during COVID-19 through weekly mentoring calls. We hear from 3 pairs in this story.
GGP’s new tablet lending initiative provides tablets and Wi-Fi to vulnerable refugees so they can connect with others and continue learning online.
As schools remain closed due to COVID-19, parents are finding themselves with an unexpected and challenging new job title: Teacher. In response, GGP Program Coordinator Kris delivered an online Home-Schooling […]
Global Gathering Place is here to support clients remotely. We can provide information, answer questions, and help you complete a variety of documents, including: Housing challenges and applications Service Canada […]