News November, 2015

First look at BC refugee numbers

By CKNW News | We’re getting a first look at the numbers of refugees coming to B-C, and where exactly they’ll be placed. Data obtained by CKNW shows the first 204 Syrian refugees to arrive on the West Coast. New Westminster and Vancouver lead the way with 52 privately-sponsored refugees expected to arrive in both … Continued

How to help Syrian refugees in your community

By CTV News | Many Canadians want to help the 25,000 Syrian refugees due to arrive in Canada by the end of February, but few can afford the tens of thousands of dollars it costs to sponsor a refugee family. Still, there are plenty of other ways to help. Here’s a look at a few … Continued

Toronto passes Vancouver as focus of Chinese investors

By Carolyn Ireland, Globe and Mail | During a recent visit to New York, Simon Henry chatted with a real estate broker who was trying to negotiate the sale of a Manhattan apartment to a wealthy buyer from China. The seller refused to drop below $5.2-million (U.S.) and the buyer was equally adamant that he … Continued

Businesses across Canada join effort to help Syrian refugees

By Ian Bickis, Globe and Mail | Businesses and entrepreneurs are stepping in to help settle the thousands of Syrian refugees coming to Canada over the next few weeks. Real estate companies are contributing apartments, airlines are offering seats and individual business leaders are chipping in cash.

Refugee slowdown means B.C. has time to fine-tune plans

By Tara Carman and Jeff Lee, Vancouver Sun | British Columbia can now expect hundreds, rather than thousands, of Syrian refugees by the end of the year. And most of them will be privately sponsored, meaning there are already communities preparing to welcome them.

Group Mentoring for Nursing

Date: December 15, 2015Venue: S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Surrey Service Centre, 206-10090 152nd Street, Surrey Learn more