The Path to Citizenship: Mohammad and Tahani

CIES had the great pleasure today of celebrating two students who had recently received their Canadian Citizenship – Mohammad Liban and Tahani Ahmad. It’s the most rewarding feeling for us to see students officially begin their new lives as active Canadians, especially after watching them grow and develop during their studies with CIES. To celebrate, Mohammad […]

The Passing Of Our Colleague, David Wright

It is with deep sadness that we share the news that David Wright, Coordinator for CIES’ Employment Skills Training program, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016. Over the past 4 ½ years with CIES, David Wright has brought to our Society a burning passion for helping others, a warm heart and a friendly face […]

CIES’ Yard/Bake Sale for the United Way Campaign

On Thursday, November 17 at our northeast Welcome Centre, and Tuesday, November 22 at our southeast location, CIES had the pleasure of hosting a joint yard sale and bake sale run by students to raise money for the United Way Campaign. Students had the opportunity to rent their own table where they sold handcrafted goods or […]

CIES’ New Employment Training Program — It’s EASSY

CIES is proud to be partnering with Service Canada for our Economic and Social Integration of Syrian and Other Immigrant Youth (EASSY) Program. EASSY provides clients with 8-weeks Group Based Employability Skills (GBES) and 30 hours on-the-job paid Work Experience (WE) for 12 weeks to develop their skills and Canadian experience. EASSY assists youth in overcoming […]