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

January 31, 2015 – 3:15 pm | 1,023 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 …

Success of Foreign-born Population as an Indicator of Attractiveness of Canadian Cities to Newcomers

January 31, 2015 – 12:58 pm | 75 views

In the third City Magnets report, The Conference Board of Canada provides analysis the dynamics of city living for 50 Canadian municipalities, including six in BC. Like City Magnets II (2010), this report starts with …

How Attractive Seven BC’s Cities to Immigrants? Report by The Conference Board of Canada 2014

January 31, 2015 – 11:52 am | 1,006 views

In the third City Magnets report, The Conference Board of Canada provides analysis the dynamics of city living for 50 Canadian municipalities, including six in BC. Like City Magnets II (2010), this report starts with …

B.C. apologizes for past discriminatory policies towards Chinese Canadians But no financial compensation, says Premier

May 16, 2014 – 6:30 am | 2,185 views

The Province of British Columbia formally apologized to Chinese Canadians Thursday for historical wrongs and racism dating back to Confederation.
Premier Christy Clark read the apology into the legislature, which was supported by the Opposition NDP …

Canada must see immigration as a competitive edge – Gordon Nixon says

May 12, 2014 – 6:48 am | 1,906 views

Diversity and immigration are important parts of Canada’s past, present and future.
Canadians have built a prosperous and civil society, one rich in opportunity, that people of many different cultures call home. Our economic strength is …