Parenting in Another Culture

This program helps immigrant parents cope with parenting challenges in a new country and culture, giving parents and caregivers practical knowledge and skills for parenting in Canada, and bringing cross-cultural parents together to share experiences and make connections. It is for immigrants and refugees who want to learn more about parenting in Canada, while keeping their own cultures and family traditions.

Parenting in Another Culture will help you:

  • meet other cross-cultural parents to make connections with
  • share your stories and views on parenting
  • learn building positive parenting skills in a Canadian context
  • understand how to balance your own cultural background and parenting in Canada
Unfortunately, this program is on hold during COVID-19.
  • Regular information and networking sessions focused on topics related to parenting in Canada (e.g. language development, family traditions, racism, bullying, school styles, culture and values)
  • Information workshops in partnership with other local service providers on topics related to parenting in Canada (e.g. financial/tax benefits, discipline, managing attention spans)

Check the dates and topics of the next workshops

Have a Question?

Contact our Settlement Worker
or drop in to the Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library

Monday 3 – 6 p.m and Friday 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.


A helpful, friendly and practical service that will support you while you adjust to your new life in Canada. Welcome Centre services are for eligible clients and are free of charge.

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