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Welcome to the New Canadians Centre

The New Canadians Centre is dedicated to supporting immigrants, refugees, and other newcomers. Please take a look around, and feel free to  contact us. Everyone is welcome!

“Be Alive in Peterborough” Community Mural Project mural-design_may

Seeking Peterborough Volunteers to create a community mural artwork The purpose of constructing this mural is to show the public that Peterborough is a vibrant “community” and it’s in its diverse members that the city is ALIVE. What You Will Be Painting The mural will show a “honeycomb” with bees and bugs throughout. The volunteers […]

Syrian Women In Peterborough Say Thank You With Hand-Sewn Canadian Flags 0w2a1248

In the Sunflower Room at the New Canadians Centre (NCC) in Peterborough, Ont., six women are busy sewing Canadian flags. Grateful for the support and friendship extended to them since fleeing their war torn country of Syria, the women of the collective are sewing the flags as a way of saying “thank you.” “One of […]