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New to BC Library Champions Needed

September 23, 2013 – 8:54 am | 1,707 views

The Library Champions project is currently looking for volunteers for the second cycle of recruitment. There is a particular need for new Champions at the Richmond Public Library. If you know of a newcomer who …

Kensington Library Welcomes Newcomers – learn about jobs at VPL and resources for newcomers

September 23, 2013 – 8:34 am | 1,516 views

Welcoming Newcomers Cedar Cottage Initiative: Session I
Come and join us to learn about:
– library resources for newcomers
– job opportunities at Vancouver Public
Library and about Friends of VPL program
– meet an immigrant who is working at …

New website for Engineer Newcomers

February 8, 2013 – 6:06 am | 2,717 views

A new website launched by Engineers Canada and funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada provides international engineering graduates with a single, comprehensive source of high-quality information about how to become a licensed engineer in Canada. …

Planning for Diverse Cites: Chicago introduces a New Americans Plan

February 8, 2013 – 5:50 am | 251 views

A message from Chicago’s Mayor:
In July 2011, Mayor Rahm Emanuel created the Office of New Americans and set the aspiration for Chicago to become the world’s most immigrant-friendly city. Just months later, the Mayor convened an advisory …

The 2006 Census enumerated 6,186,950 foreign-born people in Canada.

December 4, 2007 – 9:09 pm | 1,018 views

The 2006 Census enumerated 6,186,950 foreign-born people in Canada. They accounted for virtually one in five (19.8%) of the total population, the highest proportion in 75 years. Recent immigrants born in Asia (including the Middle East) made up the largest proportion …