News January, 2020

Penticton immigrants becoming entrepreneurs

By Castanet | “Community Champions” is a partnership between local media and the South Okanagan Similkameen Immigrant and Community Services, sharing stories that raise awareness of the contribution immigrants make to the community while introducing the small businesses of new Canadians.

Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards: Nominations Are Open

Nominations are open for the 2020 RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards. This coveted national award recognizes the achievements and accomplishments of Canadian Immigrants from all walks of life. It seeks to uncover and celebrate their stories and success. If you know of an immigrant who has made a positive impact or is an inspiration … Continued

Employers to up investment in hiring, training employees in 2020: report

By Canadian HR Reporter | Despite low confidence in the economy, Canadian entrepreneurs are looking to invest more in hiring new talent and in training employees in the first quarter of 2020, according to a report from the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC). Entrepreneurs have a -37 confidence in the world economy, down 11 … Continued

GTA immigrants nearly absent at top of corporate ladder, finds report

By Canadian Immigrant Magazine | Despite making up nearly 50% of the population, Greater Toronto Area immigrants only make up 6% of senior leadership positions across the public, private, and non-profit sector, according to a report recently released by the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC).

These are Canada’s top employers for young people in 2020

By Globe and Mail | Are you a young job hunter searching for more than just a paycheck? Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2020 is an excellent place to start. These winning organizations understand that learning doesn’t end when the job begins. That’s why this competition is such a valuable resource for young professionals … Continued

Vancouver Chinese New Year Parade

When: Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 11:00am Parade Route: The 1.3-km long route starts at the Millennium Gate on Pender St (between Shanghai Alley and Taylor St), proceeds east along Pender St, turns south onto Gore St, turns west onto Keefer St and then disperses on Keefer at Abbott.