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Serving with TDCH

Tiffany : May 19, 2017 2:38 pm : News

Thank you Toronto District Christian High School for serving at The Lighthouse!

The Lighthouse offers an exciting hands-on volunteer experience. This includes a tour of our building and a discussion on a number of topics relating to social justice and creating social change. For more information about group volunteering and school visits, please contact us at info@lighthousecentre.ca, or 416-535-6262.

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Advocating for Refugees

Tiffany : May 12, 2017 9:00 am : News

Pic with MP Jenny Kwan May 9 2017Dena Nicolai, the MP Jenny Kwan, and Samia Saad (in picture)

Dena and Samia are part of the Contact with the Government Committee, which is part of the Centre for Public Justice, a ministry of the Christian Reformed Church. Jenny Kwan is an MP, she is a critic for the opposition, and sits in the House of Commons standing committee on Citizenship and immigration. Dena and Samia had a great meeting with Jenny Kwan on issues of private refugee sponsorship and inland refugee claimants’ issues for the Centre for Public Justice.

Samia was also in the advisory committee in the making of A Half Welcome, which is a study from over 30 private sponsors who make suggestions of how the private refugee sponsorship can be improved.

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Partnership with George Brown Augmented Education Program

Tiffany : May 5, 2017 3:37 pm : Community Program, News

17-05-05-11-33-50-536_photoThe Lighthouse is excited to partner with the Augmented Education Program from George Brown College this summer! We are so pleased to welcome, Daniel and Juliet, from the Assistant Cook Extended Training stream. They will be preparing healthy foods for our neighbourhood community members on Fridays.

The George Brown Augmented Education Program provides support to people with mental health or addiction histories and barriers to training and employment prepare for, find, and maintain employment.

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The Lighthouse Annual Report

Tiffany : April 28, 2017 2:00 pm : News

daeee676-0d46-40ab-b271-5e767d692312The Lighthouse Annual Report is now available!

See how your support is changing the lives of those in need.

Copies will be available at the Annual General Meeting. For additional copies, please contact Rob.

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Summer Job @ The Lighthouse

Tiffany : April 21, 2017 11:00 am : News

Are you a College/University student looking for a summer job and returning to school in the fall? Maybe The Lighthouse is the place to be. This summer, The Lighthouse will have two or three summer student positions available for ten or twelve weeks. If you are interested you can contact Rob Datema at 416-535-6262 or send your resume via email to rob@lighthousecentre.ca by May 1, 2017.These positions will follow the guidelines of Canada Summer Jobs Program.

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