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During your stay here in Canada, we hope to connect you with Canadian students, families, and other international students from around the world!

Due to the current situation with coronavirus, we are not able to do many social events in person, but we are online! Keep watching this space because as restrictions ease we will be planning social activities that follow health unit recommendations.

'One on One' Friendship Partners

One international student matched with one Canadian volunteer”.

A friendship partner is there to be your friend and to answer your questions about Canadian culture, English language and more;  they help you navigate new foods, different weather, etc.

One on One Friendship Partners are available online or face to face when restrictions are lifted.

What students have said:

“My friendship partner gave me confidence to connect with Canadians”

“My friendship partner made me miss my family back home less.”

Would you like a Friendship Partner?

Monthly International Student Dinner and Activity Evening

These evenings will resume when social restrictions due to Covid 19 have been lifted

To keep informed of future events keep checking here and/or sign up to receive regular updates. (See the home page)

Friends for Dinner

Friends for Dinner is an initiative led by local churches to connect  Canadians with international students in order to show them hospitality and build friendships during special holidays (Christmas, Easter, etc.)

Sports Nights, Outings and Social Activities

Will resume after Covid 19 restrictions have been lifted.

These are hosted by groups from the community, and typically involve a mixture of international students and local Canadians.

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