THANK YOU

The Board of Directors of COSTI Immigrant Services acknowledges with thanks, the outstanding contributions, support, and inspiration received from our funders, donors, partners, clients, volunteers, and staff, for over six decades.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Executive

President
Bruno M. Suppa

Treasurer
Michael Yealland

Secretary
Frank Mendicino

Vice Presidents
Vittoria Adhami
Leo Sdao

Executive Director
Mario J. Calla

Directors
Pina Alberelli-Arone
Rupa Banerjee
Adrian David
Fausto Gaudio
The Honourable Frank Iacobucci
Matthew Kou
Peter Schatz
Michele Sparling
Jim Tulk

Immigration Law and Policy Advisor
Mario D. Bellissimo
Bellisimo Law Group
Pro Bono Legal Services
Torys, LLP

FUNDERS

Government of Canada

Employment and Social Development Canada

  • Summer Career Placement Program

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

  • A Path to Home – YMCA
  • Job Search Workshops Program
  • Labour Market Access
  • Language Training
  • Orientation
  • Orientation to Ontario
  • Resettlement Assistance Program
Government of Ontario

Ministry of the Attorney General

  • Ontario Victim Services Secretariat

Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade

  • Newcomer Settlement Program
  • Ontario’s Refugee Resettlement Plan
  • Orientation to Ontario

Ministry of Community and Social Services

  • Domestic Violence, Violence Against Women Program
  • Ontario Disability Support Program
    – Employment Supports

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

  • Addictions Programs, Mental Health and Addictions Branch
  • Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network

Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport

  • Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

  • Canada-Ontario Job Grant
  • Employment Services
  • Youth Job Connection
  • Youth Job Connection – Summer
  • Youth Link

Ontario Seniors’ Secretariate

  • Elderly Persons’ Centre
  • Seniors Community Grant

Ontario Women’s Directorate

  • Neighbours, Friends and Families
  • Women in Skilled Trades and Information Technology

The Ontario Trillium Foundation

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board

City of Toronto
  • Community and Neighbourhood Services, Shelter, Housing & Support
  • Community Services Partnerships Program
  • Homeless Initiatives Fund
  • Housing Help Services to Syrian
  • Privately Sponsored Refugees in Toronto
  • Ontario Works Employment Programs and Supports
York Region
  • Life Success Strategies
  • Transit Ticket Program
Colleges and Institutes Canada
Prosper Canada 
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. 
Toronto Catholic District School Board
York Catholic District School Board
United Way Toronto & York Region
YMCA Toronto
Foundations
  • Calabrian Benevolent Association of Ontario
  • Canadian Women’s Foundation
  • Children’s Aid Society Foundation
  • Community Foundation of Mississauga
  • The BLG Foundation
  • Toronto Foundation
  • Weston – Seeding Stronger Communities

DONORS & CONTRIBUTORS

A note of appreciation and thanks to the following donors and contributors for
their significant support of COSTI and its services.
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Corporation of City of Vaughan
Johnson & Johnson Inc. Canada
Scotiabank

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Anonymous
Brands for Canada
Gedasa Investment Inc.
IC Savings (Italian Canadian Savings & Credit Union)
thinkCOMPASS Inc.

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Anonymous
Bellissimo Law Group
Monica Chan
CV Romeo
Davies Spina Falquez LLP  
John Kelly
Pat McGoey
Rich Products of Canada Ltd.
The BLG Foundation
Villa Charities Columbus Centre   
Zodiac Developments Inc.

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Vittoria Adhami
Liang Amei
Pino Correale
Convoy Logistics Providers
Direct Buy of Toronto North
Longley/Vickar LLP
Rocco Lotito
Lucky Strike Lanes
Lynn McQueen
Morris & Company Inc.
Diane O’Neill
Optimal Assesments & Consulting Inc.
Carmen Prinicipato
Royal LePage (Your Community Realty)
Trans I.D. Services
James Tulk
Carole Wheeler
Marziya Yasmine
Michael Yealland

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June Abordo
Anonymous
Ivelyses Castellanos
Grace Deutsch
Dolce Publishing Inc.
Jaspal Gabria
Edward Mouldy
Marjut and Kari Tap Nousiainen
Frank Pontes
Primus
Jose Romero
Jason Vandyken
Margaret Van Every
Lydell & Ann Andree Wiebe

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Rosalle Amergo
David E. Boyce
Cecile Campbell
Tom and Jane Catcher
CUPE 3902, University of Toronto Education Workers
Edgar D’ Souza
Chris Deir
Kenneth Dymock
Sandra Ferguson
Sarah Follett
Miuna Gedi
Carola Gilpin
Tulio Gomez
Rejeanne Hillier
HUB International Sinclair Cockburn
Michelle King
Michelle Loyola
Sandra Mahar
Wellehma Mania
Carroll Pearce
Francisco Sanchez
Sangmo Sangmo
Leo Sdao
Felecia Simpson
Francoise Thexton
Sean Trotman
WES – World Education Services
Veris Wilson

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Helen Abogadil
Judy Abraham
Kennedy Acheampong
Racqual Adams
Cheryl Adoranti
Nancy Agtarad
Maripour Ahamad
Anees Ahmed
Asia Alli
Ava Anderson
Herman Austin
Vinnette Bailey
Janis Bannister
Gregorid Barone
Tara Barr
Carol Baruchel
Navinsuresh Basdeo
Andrew Baxter
Brenda Becker
Arlene Belen
Gavin Bevan
William Bonelli
Wellington Bryan
Annemarie Bryant
Cheang Bun
Julita Cabogoy
Canadian Tire
Maria Casale
Channy Chey
Man Chim
Annmarie Chin
Andrew Clement
Anne Marie Clune
Melba Copland-Baksh
James Corcoran
Dave Cormier
Anthony Coxall
Donna Curie
Joanne Dallaire
Satyajit Das
Michelle Davenport

Bolly Delasilagas
Maria De Fatima DeSousa
Sunita Dhiman
Tanya Dickie
Ilko Dossev
Desmond Drake
Charles Duckworth
Glenice Edwards
Walter Elliot
Ian February
KaylaFeragen
Tracy L. Ferencz
Fieramosca Trattoria
Leisa Forde-Carvalho
Fraydoon Frever
JasonFurman
Kevin Gallowa
Sylvia Gallowa
Ryann Galvez
Aiza Garcia
Tony Gentles
Alrcia George
Shahbaz Ghazi
GMCR Canada Holding Inc.
Adnan Gojnovc
Baljinder Gollee
Sheena Green
Rosie Gubatan
Poonam Gupta
Gusto International Foods Inc.
Hailmariam Habtemariam
Un-Suk Han
Lisa Hardeo
Shamis Hassan
Grant Hemmings
Delphena Henry
Jewel Henry
Trevor Hughes
Lydia James
Nadira Jasmin
Bing Jing
Michelle John
Salay Kabba
Lavanya Kalaichevli
Nimal Kanagarajah
Yogaranthan Kangthah
Irene Kerridge
Pearlina Kirwan
Jacek Ko
Sukhjeevan Kullar
Satkunam Kumarasamy
Raul Labal
Mumtaz Lakhi
Simone Lall
Susan Lamondie
Harry W.Laslop
John Lewis
Maria Lopez
Christine Lowe
Sandra Lyn-Ogilvie
James MacDonald
Chandra Manohar
Kostas Marmaras
Erika Martinez
Jason Monaghan
Neil Montgomery
Doreen Moore
Abdul Munir
Gangadaran Nagananthiny
Bonifacio Natividad
Ayan Nur
Oca Nera Ristorante
Lily Pejcic
Carolyn Pellettier
Lorna Perena
Keith Peters
Tuyet Pham
Justin Pouzar
Lawrence Quinlan

Dannel Rahamut
Syed Rahman
Sandra Ramsay
Larry Regan
Ana Rivera
Rene Roet
Lidia Rona
Gus Saad
Thanuja Sandrasegarah
Bhagmatie Sanichar
Maylene Saylon
Lisa Schiller
Sarrah Schwardz
David Sealy
Mark Sedore
Nanthakumar Selvaraja
Eddie Shillingford
Carina Sicurella
Norbina Silva Remedios Simbulan
Barb Skinner
Callis Smith
Vivienne Smith
Maria Sousa
Eric Spicer
Rajaratnam Sritharan
Christine Stibor
Jagessar Sukhraj
Elisa R. Suppa
Amarnath Taitram
Jason Taylor
Suganthini Thanarajah
Eugene Thomlinson
Jeremy Thompson
Maryam Toam
Gerry Vaillancourt
Punithwathy Vignarajah
Christina Vrecko
William Walton
Amanda Whitten
Zaida Wilson
Winsome Wilson
Rukiya Youssouf
Mansoureh Zargari
Jhonas Masagca
Greg McAllister
Kate McCabe
Maria Medeiros
Ana Melo

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