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Immigration Partnership Celebr...

Sean Meyer St. Thomas-Elgin Weekly News | Feb 23, 2017 The St. Thomas-Elgin Local Immigration Partnership (STELIP) is a community initiative to facilitate the integration of newcomers into both the Railway City and the wider county. With a mission like that, it makes sense to bring people together through food, music and a celebration of […]

Cooking Up Diversity – Relish

Cindy Bircham Relish Elgin – Holiday 2016 [images picture_size=”fixed” lightbox=”yes” class=”” id=””] [image link=”” linktarget=”_self” image=”http://stelip.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/15-200×300.jpg” alt=””] [image link=”” linktarget=”_self” image=”http://stelip.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/7c-203×300.jpg” alt=””] [image link=”” linktarget=”_self” image=”http://stelip.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/1c-200×300.jpg” alt=””] [image link=”” linktarget=”_self” image=”http://stelip.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/110b-200×300.jpg” alt=””] [/images] When you think of food, do you think about where it came from? Not just the farmer who tended the crop of […]

Welcoming Newcomers is Tricky ...

Petrusia Hontar on behalf of the Elgin Workforce Development Network Elgin This Month – November 2016 In St. Thomas – Elgin we have welcomed over 1,700 newcomers  between 2001 and 2011. A large portion does not consider English as their first or native language.  There currently are 58 different languages spoken here including Low German, Dutch, […]