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“Serving up kheer”

“Serving up kheer”

St. Thomas Journal, 19 July 2013 Iffat Farooqui, right, of the St. Thomas-Elgin Local Immigration Partnership, and friend Syeda Sherry Abdi prepare a serving of kheer, garnished with raspberries, Friday during FreshFest at the Canada Southern Railway station. Kheer is a rice pudding that is a traditional royal sweet dish from south Asia. READ THE […]

“Immigration partnership gives

“Immigration partnership gives progress report”

St. Thomas Journal, 27 February 2013 The community got a first-hand look Tuesday night at a year of progress from the St. Thomas-Elgin Local Immigration Partnership. The partnership is a group of local agencies, including the YWCA, Employment Services Elgin and the St. Thomas Economic Development Corporation, focused on immigrant integration to St. Thomas and […]

“Strategy set to ease transiti

“Strategy set to ease transition”

St. Thomas Journal, 23 March 2012 ST. THOMAS – Over the next three years, one area group will be hard at work making the transition to the region easier for immigrants. Since last summer, the St. Thomas-Elgin Local immigration Partnership — funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada — has hosted roundtable discussions, distributed surveys and […]