5.09 Builds understanding of cultural differences

The Sisters in Action program provides an opportunity to young Muslim women to engage in social recreational activities, sports and opportunities to develop skills through mentorship. 

The Global Roots Garden is an  intergenerational project in partnership with The Stop Community Food Centre  to learn gardening, cooking and environmental skills.  Youth work with senior newcomers to grow their own community gardens and harvest the vegetables too! Participants also get to learn about nutrition, and get to share healthy recipes and recipes of different cultural origins.

NEAT (Newcomers Explore and Appreciate Toronto) is a very unique program designed to help immigrants/convention refugees to gain hands-on experience in Event Planning. Newcomers are matched with experienced mentors for a period of 4-6 months and work as a team to research, plan and execute free guided tours that are open to the community.

The Wintegration Club creates opportunities for newcomers to enjoy our coldest season, with fun, free and healthy outdoor recreation activities. As one participant told us last year, “Wintegration Club was really joyful and helpful to me and to my family. We, as newcomers, enjoy the events in spite of having such cold weather. In fact I managed to feel the beauty of winter! I never forget the friendly communication between the different groups, amazing activities (esp.

Adaptive Recreation works within the Department of Parks and Recreation to provide recreational programs for the population of Fairbanks and North Pole who have a disability.  
Our programs change with the seasons, from biking and hiking in the summer to snow shoeing and x-c skiing in the winter with almost everything else in between.

Dieppe KITE International is the largest festival of its kind in North America.

The Dieppe Kite International is comprised of three types of activity: kite flying, community activities and cultural activities.

The Clare Recreation Department offers a monthly calendar of physical activities for youth, such as swimming and skating. Activities take place on Mondays from 3:15 - 4:15 p.m. A leader is hired one day per week in each elementary school to offer physical activity programming for students in grades 4 to 6 from 2:15 to 5:00 p.m.

 Samba Kidz is a multi-arts program that provides young people with training in Samba music, Steel Pan, breakdancing, visual arts, stilt walking, theatre and more.

Students at Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School (CCVS) got into the Olympic spirit February 13 as the school hosted a qualifier for the Ontario Special Olympics Four Corners Provincial Championships in bocce ball.The event was hosted by CCVS to give special needs students at the school the chance to enjoy an athletic tradition they had experienced at the former Kinsmen Vincent Massey School.The tournament also fit in with the board’s philosophy of inclusive educational