Give The Gift Of Literacy

Have your kids grown up and grown out of their children’s books? Do you have storybooks, picture books, or  bedtime stories littering the house, collecting dust? CIES is looking for early reader books (between 2 to 6 years old) to donate to the children in our childminding program. We will also be accepting donations in the form […]

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 […]