History & Mandate
Timmins & District Multicultural Centre opened in May, 2011 at
12 Elm St. N., second floor, above the Timmins Economic Development
Corporation offices. It outgrew that space and moved to its present
location in the Pine Plaza, 119 Pine St. S., Suite 10 in June of 2014.
A very well attended official opening was held July 11. It is co-located
with the Timmins Local Immigration Partnership.
served from the Timmins office include Cobalt, Temiskaming Shores,
Earlton, Englehart, Matachewan, Kirkland Lake, Black River-Matheson,
Timmins, Iroquois Falls, Cochrane, Hearst and Kapuskasing. Efforts
are now under way to serve the James Bay coast and Chapleau.
opening of a settlement services agency for immigrants was the top
priority in a report completed in the fall of 2010 for the Timmins
Economic Development Corporation and Timmins Local Immigration Partnership.
It came from a series of focus groups held at Cedar Meadows Resort
in October, 2010.
Timmins Local Immigration Partnership was originally operated by the
Timmins Economic Development Corporation, which turned it over to
the Timmins & District Multicultural Centre April 1, 2014.
Funding for both
TDMC and TLIP is from Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Funding flows
through the North Bay & District Multicultural