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January 18, 2019

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January Meeting and Lecture

THE NEW CANADIAN CENTRE AND DIVERSITY IN PETERBOROUGH
 

Issues of immigration are very much in the news today, whether immigrants are refugees, economic migrants or reunited family members. Hajni Hos, Executive Director of the New Canadian Centre, will explain the history and work of the Centre and its contribution to the increasing diversity of the region. The history of Peterborough, like that of Canada writ large, is rooted in the stories of migrants. In the decades since the Second World War, many migrants have come from more diverse regions of the world.  In Peterborough, the New Canadian Centre reflects the recent evolution of newcomers.

 


Tuesday, 15 January 2019, Lion’s Community Centre, 347 Burnham Street, 7:30 p.m. (Accessible, parking) All welcome.
 

PUBLIC HEALTH CONFERENCE
 

You can now register to attend the forthcoming conference on the history and current state of public health in Peterborough, the Kawarthas and Ontario!  The date is Saturday, 9 February 2019. The program and registration form are posted here and here and are downloadable. The PHS has partnered with Peterborough Public Health to organize this conference as part of the celebrations of 130 years of a permanent Board of Health in Peterborough. Register now to avoid last-minute higher fees, and join the exploration of public health in Peterborough’s past and present.

 


 

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