Newcomer Orientation Week
is a program designed to welcome and orient high school students who have recently moved to Canada. The newcomer students learn about student life and the Ontario school system. Eligible students are those who have recently-arrived in Canada and will be attending a secondary school for the first time in Ottawa.
The NOW Program is almost entirely led by secondary student Peer Leaders who receive intensive training .The NOW program is held each year during the month of August. Each summer 10 trained Peer Leaders and 30 newcomer students participate in the NOW program.
Event Name: NOW Program (Newcomer Orientation Week)
Event Date: Tuesday, August 14 to Friday, August 17
Event Time: 8:30 am to 1:30 pm
Event Location: Brookfield High School, 824 Brookfield Road, Ottawa K1V 6J3