Date: Febraruy 7, 2018Venue: Fortius Sport & Health, 3713 Kensington Ave., Burnaby Learn more
News January, 2018
Date: February 22, 2018Venue: Surrey City Centre Library Learn more
Date: February 7, 2018Venue: Images Theatre, Robert C. Brown Hall, SFU (8888 University Drive, Burnaby) Learn more
By Marc and Craig Kieburger, Timescolonist | Talha Mohammad Malik is one of the lucky ones. He came to Canada seeking a better future for his daughter. He brought with him a strong education and promising job experience, one of the more than 170,000 skilled immigrants Canada welcomed in 2016.
By Lakshine Sathiyanathan, Lisa Xing, CBC News | Canada is known for its vast land mass and a variety of landscapes. But whether you can see mountains or grasslands in your backyard, almost all Canadian English speakers sound the same, a Toronto linguist says.
THE ACCENT EFFECT | In a city of accents, what’s considered ‘cute’ versus ‘foreign’ reveals a hierarchy
By Lakshine Sathiyanathan, Lisa Xing, CBC News | At the end of the semester, Yunxiang Gao is rated by her students in an anonymous evaluation. They mention the course load, her lecture style and at times — her accent. They write that they never got “used to it.”
By Patrick Blennerhassett, Business In Vancouver | Canada has welcomed more than 40,000 Syrian refugees since November 2015 across 350 communities, according to the federal government.
By Tyler Orton, Business In Vancouver | B.C. has closed out 2017 with Canada’s lowest unemployment rate after adding 5,600 jobs in December, according to Statistics Canada. Data released Friday (January 5) shows the province made most of its gains in part-time positions, which jumped by 11,800 jobs as the holiday shopping season unfolded.
Date: February 27, 2018Venue: City Centre LIbrary Learn more
Date: January 31, 2018Venue: Online Learn more