The Fort Erie Multicultural Centre is a social, non-profit, charitable organization. It is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, who are committed to carrying out its mission of assisting newcomers arriving in Fort Erie who wish to settle successfully Canadian society.
Fort Erie has a strong and consistent history of welcoming and integrating newcomers. From its earliest days, in Upper Canada (now Ontario)Fort Erie was involved connected to the abolishment of slavery in 1793 in Upper Canada (now Ontario) and the famous Underground Railroad. Situated at the busiest border crossing for refugees in Canada, Fort Erie is both a gateway community and a place newcomers like to call their new home.