Make Connections

Moving to a new community is both exciting and challenging. Here are some local programs that are available to help with gaining social and professional contacts, making new friends, practicing new languages and learning more about activities available in North Bay. To learn how to get involved in any of these programs, contact the North Bay & District Multicultural Centre online or call 705-495-8931.

Talk Swap is a new program created by the North Bay Newcomer Network's Welcoming Committee that matches individuals who are interested in exchanging languages.

The Connector Program was created to help integrate newcomers into the community by building professional and social networks.

The International Cooking Club is hosted by New Horizons for Seniors in partnership with the North Bay and District Multicultural Centre. It's a unique club that gives newcomers and locals a chance to share cooking skills.

English Conversation Circles (ECC) are a fun way to practice English and make new friends.

Fun with French is a great chance to learn or practice French in a casual group.

North Bay Sports and Social Club creates year-round opportunities for individuals to play a variety of team sports in a social atmosphere.

Professional Immigrant Networks website is for newcomers and employers looking for opportunities to develop professional relationships and networks within thier field.

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