March Break 2021

This blog was prepared by YMCA Newcomer Information Centre Information and Referral Specialist, Margaret Wong. In Ontario, March Break, also known as Spring Break, and it usually falls on the third week in March.  It is a holiday for elementary and secondary school students.  Typically, families will use this break time to do fun activities…

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My Family

This blog was prepared by YMCA Newcomer Information Centre Information and Referral Specialists Doris Garcia. For Canadians, the family is mostly described as a father, a mother and children. However, the family is beyond that. In my country and for me family means brothers, uncles, aunts, cousins, pets, extended family and close friends who can…

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New Year Resolution

This blog was written by YMCA Newcomer Information Centre Information and Referral Specialist Prashant Shori. The word ‘resolution’ is very closely attached to New Years’ time. Many of us make resolutions at the beginning of the New Year and when asked, we often declare them with full confidence, without any hesitation. Most of the resolutions…

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5 Winter Activities in Canada You Must Try

This blog was written by YMCA Newcomer Information Centre Information and Referral Specialist Rudy Purwanto As someone who has recently relocated to Canada, especially if you are from a tropical country, you may never have experienced any winter season before. You might even ask yourself what months of the year we have this season. What…