As a newcomer, I have a complicated relationship with Canada July 1, 2020 (Pictured- Loretta Ross, Treaty Commissioner, Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba) As a newcomer, albeit not a recent one, I have a complicated relationship with Canada. On the one hand, I owe this country my freedom and all that has been made possible…
Impacts of COVID-19 on Peacebuilding, Refugee and Immigration in Canada Join the discussion at https://www.crric.org/
Even if you start feeling uncomfortable, please don’t stop reading. We are long overdue for this conversation. June 1, 2020 I’ve been asked many times over the years why a newcomer serving organization is led by a white woman. Yes, I’ve been asked this question by IRCOM staff, tenants, community members, partner organizations, and many…
IRCOM is a one-of-a-kind place; a home to hundreds of immigrants and refugees from across the globe.
“I am so grateful that I am here with my kids. I can always depend on IRCOM Services whenever I need help with finding resources. When I moved here with my children, I did not know about this city and schools and grocery stores, but the friendly staff who speak[s] in my language helped me to know everything.” -Kadra Olhaye from Somalia
After School Programs
Making an Impact
The goal of IRCOM’s After School Program is to assist newcomer children and youth to positively integrate into their new environment in Canada.
Making an Impact
IRCOM is a leader in research. Whether it is housing strategies, wrap-around holistic supports, or our unique newcomer-focused early childhood development hub, we are changing the narrative by our unique approach to settlement and integration.