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COSTI funded to conduct community based research study "Opening Doors". Through the financial support received by Employment Ontario, the study will identify future labour market supports for newcomers residing in York Region.

Opening doors is a community-based research study that will identify the future labour market supports needed to better assist newcomers to find employment in York Region that closely match their skills, knowledge and abilities.

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COSTI Immigrant services launches book publication COSTI – A History in Progress

April 3, 2007 – COSTI Immigrant Services is pleased to announce the launch of COSTI – A History in Progress, a book publication of the organization’s history chronicling more than 50 years of service to the community.

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"Don't Close the Door, It Could Be You"

A new 30 second public service announcement (PSA) produced by COSTI Immigrant Services designed to change the perception and attitudes toward the homeless population, enhance awareness within ethnocultural communities, and to engage the general public to participate in practical solutions to homelessness. It is available in twelve languages: Arabic, Cantonese, English, Farsi, French, Hindi, Italian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Spanish, Tamil, and Urdu. [Adobe PDF, 40 KB]

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New Employment Website will Help Keep Internationally Educated Professionals Here in Ontario

Friday, March 10, 2006 -, a new website connecting employers across Ontario with internationally educated professionals, will help keep talented professionals from leaving Ontario to find jobs elsewhere. [Adobe PDF, 40 KB]

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New Problem Gambling Awareness Kit to help Newcomers in Ethno-Cultural Communities

Tuesday, August 22, 2005 – COSTI Immigrant Services and the Responsible Gambling Council (RGC) have produced a new resource kit for use with
recent newcomers to Canada. New Beginnings: Problem Gambling Awareness Kit for Newcomers in Ethno-Cultural Communities provides information on problem gambling and offers suggestions on prevention. [Adobe PDF, 35 KB] - en español [Adobe PDF, 60 KB]

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