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2015 Paul Yuzyk Award for Multiculturalism

February 25, 2015 – 7:59 am | 683 views

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Paul Yuzyk Award for Multiculturalism. The Award recognizes outstanding contributions to multiculturalism and the integration of newcomers. Each award recipient earns a certificate of honour and the …

Fewer than five per cent dispute that ‘people from many cultures contribute to the quality of urban life’

February 14, 2013 – 5:49 am | 771 views

Lower Mainland residents are currently participating in the third Urban Futures Survey which aimes to investigate the importance of issues for local residents and help predicting what will be needs and desires for Vancouverites in …

Reducing Accent or Losing Your Identity?

October 30, 2012 – 7:57 am | 6,095 views

Hope to see people tomorrow at our November Diversity Roundtable at BC HRMA (Nov 1st @ 5:30pm). We have a panel of three experts who will share with us their experiences in managing language barriers …

BC HRMA Diversity Roundtable: How to deal with language barriers in a Diverse Workforce

October 24, 2012 – 8:00 am | 1,061 views

Where: BC HRMA’s office
When: November 1, 2012 at 5:30pm
Sometimes, communication problems arise from language barriers such as unintelligible accented speech, a different tone in written documents, and/or the tone of one’s voice. At this RT …

Multicultural pot might not be working for Canada

September 7, 2011 – 9:20 pm | 949 views

According to a U.S. diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks, the Canadian ‘mosaic’ might not be the working to the advantage of Canada and its security.
“[Canadian] government representatives have commented that they felt people around the …