Since 1992, primary amongst the programs offered by C.I.E.S. is the LINC program (language instruction for newcomers to Canada). Free of charge and available for refugees and newcomers to Canada, C.I.E.S. offers full time and part time, day, afternoon and evening LINC classes seven days a week. In Part IV of our original 7 part series "Who We Are" we talk to LINC student Rui Fan, as he shares his story and experiences. The LINC program is designed to assist newcomers integrate into Canadian culture through various activities and has been the cornerstone of CIES for nearly twenty-five years.