Our mission

To foster integration and a sense of belonging amongst newcomers by promoting the reading of books by Canadian authors.

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Newcomers to Canada

Welcoming Words is an apolitical organisation that works with all newcomers, regardless of age, race, religion, sexual orientation and national origin.

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Our Programs

Welcoming Words uses innovative programming to reach newcomers and introduce them to the wonderful world of Canadian writing.

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Are you a writer who is interested in working with us as part of our Writers for Readers program?
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