News January, 2019

It’s time to change the way we teach English

By the Conversation As we move into 2019, the United Nations’ International Year of Indigenous Languages, it’s time to consider not only how we think about Canada’s linguistic identity but also how we might develop best practices for learning and teaching languages.

What to do for Chinese New Year in Vancouver

By Fly Over Canada | Chinese New Year and the Lunar New Year are a big deal in Vancouver! This multicultural city goes all out to celebrate the beginning of the second new moon after the winter solstice and ending on the full moon that’s 15 days later. Here are some of the best ways … Continued

Things to know for before filing your 2018 taxes

By CTV News | The holidays are over and it’s time to get serious about your money and your budget. But before you roll out your New Year’s resolutions about money matters,you might want to take care of last year.

Multi-lingual phone line improves accessibility

By BC GOV News | For speakers of Hausa, Cebuano or one of over 100 other languages, real-time access to information about B.C.’s employment standards, in their native tongue, is now just a phone call away.

How Chinese, Filipino and other immigrants differ

By Vancouver Sun | A revealing new “super-diversity” website created by a University of B.C. geographer, Daniel Hiebert, shows nine of 10 recent Chinese immigrants arrive in Metro Vancouver with enough money to immediately buy homes.