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Immigration Partnershi...

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 –

Cindy Bircham Relish Elgin – Holiday 2016 [images picture_size=”fixed” lightbox=”yes” class=”” id=””] [/images] When you think of food, do you think about where it came from? Not just the farmer who tended the crop of the field it grew in (although supporting local is a high priority) but what region of the world the dish […]

Welcoming Newcomers is...

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, […]