Join us in Grey Bruce between September 10 and 19, 2021 as we celebrate Welcoming Week, an annual opportunity that brings together new and long-time residents to build strong connections. It affirms the importance of welcoming and inclusive places in achieving collective prosperity. 

See the links below to find out more about attending virtual and distanced, outdoor events run by organizations across Grey Bruce:

Welcoming Week News & Events

Video contributions from some of our partners:

Citizenship Ceremony

We all have the power to welcome newcomers into our communities. Join us this #WelcomingWeek2021 by watching this special citizenship ceremony, the first to feature the newest citizenship oath, which honours Indigenous peoples.

Keystone Child Youth & Family Services

Keystone Child, Youth and Family Services has been supporting families in the Grey/Bruce community since 1974. Our mission is “Building Futures Together” and we take pride in being a trauma-informed and family-engaged organization that has built strong connections with our community partners to better provide support to newcomer families in Grey and Bruce County.

Saugeen Connects

Saugeen Connects welcomes immigrants and newcomers to our communities and recognizes their contribution to our economic growth and cultural vibrancy.  Hear directly from employers and employees to learn about the variety of employment opportunities available in the Saugeen Region.

Conseil scolaire catholique Providence

Learn about the opportunities available for individuals from diverse backgrounds at the French Catholic School Board.

Welcoming Communities Grey Bruce

In this video, viewers will learn: 1) how employers can increase their capacity to support newcomer employees by getting involved with the Grey Bruce Local Immigration Partnership; 2) what support the Grey Bruce Settlement and Language Services provides for newcomers; 3) what resources are available to help employers create inclusive workplaces and how to access them; and 4) what ESL programs are available for newcomers and how to access them

Welcoming Communities Grey Bruce

In this video, viewers will learn: 1) the benefits of hiring immigrants and newcomers; 2) some strategies to create a diverse, inclusive and welcoming workplace; 3) what challenges employers might have and how to overcome them; and 4) some strategies to effectively integrate newcomers to your workplace.