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2015 BC’s Annual Immigrant Professionals Conference

February 26, 2015 – 9:32 am | 1,217 views

The Conference will be held on March 21, 2015 at Hilton Metrotown Hotel from 8am to 4:30pm. The keynote is delivered by Iman Aghay, the founder of Success Road Academy which is the one of …

Community Consultations in Surrey: How inclusive is our city?

February 20, 2015 – 7:52 am | 1,046 views

The Surrey Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) is a consortium of government, public and private institutions, business, non-profit and community agencies working together to strengthen Surrey’s integration of newcomers and build a more inclusive and welcoming …

Chinese immigrants happy with life in Metro Vancouver: survey But many are disappointed at job prospects, cost of living

February 6, 2015 – 7:52 pm | 715 views

Metro Vancouver’s Chinese immigrants are generally happy with their new lives in Canada, in particular the quality of government services and the level of political freedom here, according to a survey by Insights West.
But the …

Vancouver least welcoming of Canadian cities: Survey respondents were most likely to move to Vancouver for lifestyle reasons

February 6, 2015 – 7:50 pm | 628 views

Vancouver was ranked the least welcoming Canadian city in an HSBC survey released Thursday that polled immigrants about their relocation experience.
While 73 per cent of survey respondents said they found Vancouver a welcoming city, it …

Serving Immigrants with Equity or Equality? Important Conversations at the Richmond Diversity Symposium

January 31, 2015 – 3:15 pm | 695 views

On January 30, 2015, Michael and I conducted a one-hour workshop on Cultural Competencies at the Diversity Symposium organized by The City of Richmond. Over 45 city staff and staff from organizations serving immigrants attended …