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News Releases

Read the latest news on COSTI initiatives and events.
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COSTI makes bold statement on benefits of immigration with empowering campaign

COSTI has just released a new campaign with a strong message—newcomers to Canada make our country strong and more diverse. The campaign tells inspiring stories of four immigrants who have overcome barriers and found success in Canada. The campaign is running in Toronto, the Region of Peel and York Region.

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COSTI celebrates 65th Anniversary and announces recipients of Accelerating Engagement and Diversity Award, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award, and Lifetime Achievement Award

Over 350 guests enjoyed a cocktail reception, COSTI history video presentation and awards presentation at the Aga Khan Museum on October 26, 2017

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COSTI and City of Toronto host Canada Day picnic for Syrian newcomers

Over 200 Syrian newcomers celebrated Canada's 150th birthday at a picnic in High Park on June 30, 2017.

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US Mission to Canada and COSTI Implement Refugee Youth Leadership Program

COSTI receives two-year funding from the US Department of State to implement a Refugee Youth Leadership Program in the Greater Toronto Area

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COSTI creates a teddy bear that speaks Arabic and English to welcome Syrian children to Canada

Ahlan Bear is a press-activated talking stuffed animal that speaks over 64 phrases when hugged or squeezed.

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