By Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun | Major corporations rely on international students, temporary foreign workers and immigrants to feed Metro Vancouver’s growing high-tech sector, says a study.
News April, 2017
Date: May 17Venue: Kwantlen Polytechnic University Learn more
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ISSofBC News The “voice of the asylum seeker” was heard this morning when representatives from four organizations serving refugee claimants released the inaugural issue of the Refugee Claimants Statistical Highlights bulletin at a press conference at ISSofBC Welcome Centre.
ISSofBC is encouraging education for refugee youth and newcomers to Canada with five bursaries. The deadline for submissions is Friday, June 30, 2017. 2017 MARIAN DEWITT BURSARY
Date: May 8Venue: Webinar Learn more
By Canadian Immigrant Magazine | Are you a newcomer looking for a new career or to upgrade your educational credentials?
By Jillian Kestler D’Amours | In Canada, dozens of immigrant women have coauthored a graphic novel about sexual violence. Since their immigration status is often linked to their relationship status, immigrant women are particularly vulnerable to domestic violence.
By Mia Stainsby, Vancouver Sun | In Arabic, tayybeh means kind, generous, delicious. In Vancouver, Tayybeh is becoming better known as a regular pop-up Syrian feast cooked by women who’ve endured unimaginable hardships. It speaks powerfully about the emotional role of food and community.