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Do policies of the lowest common denominator bring about system-level, change?

July 1, 2012 – 6:54 am | 2,530 views

In 2012, Olga Shcherbyna defended her thesis as a part of her graduate studies at the UBC’s School of Community and Regional Planning. A two-year study examined the success factors of the Toronto Region Immigrant …

The 2009 ALLIES Learning Exchange – in Vancouver

June 1, 2009 – 9:58 pm | 1,982 views

“…Join over 150 participants from 17 city regions across Canada and learn about issues and strategies to actively promote the employment of skilled immigrants. The 2009 ALLIES Learning Exchange will bring together local stakeholders, including businesses, civic …

Metro Vancouver Leaders Summit on Immigrant Employment to be held October 22 at Wosk Centre

October 8, 2008 – 8:45 pm | 2,114 views

ALLIES has awarded the Vancouver Foundation a Start-up Phase One grant. Vancouver is Canada’s immigrant gateway of the west. Its foreign-born population has more than doubled since 1981 and today nearly 40% of the city’s residents are born outside of Canada.
The Metro …