In the News

November 29, 2017

Imagine uprooting your family and moving across the world. You do not speak the language. You are not familiar with local customs. You know that your family is safe but you do...

November 27, 2017

Canada’s Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says current medical inadmissibility rules for newcomers are out of touch with Canadian values and need to be reformed.

Hussen...

November 27, 2017

SPEATBC will be awarding five scholarships for students in a technical Engineering related field of study. The scholarships will be for a value of $1000 each. One scholarship...

November 24, 2017

DIVERSEcity's Immigrant Entrepreneur & Small Business Fair on October 27, 2017 was very well attended by over 150 attendees and 11 exhibitors. 

We...

November 24, 2017

IEC-BC continues to seek out new ways to connect skilled immigrants with companies that are interested in creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. While networking events...

November 22, 2017

Surrey Libraries have plenty on the go this December!

Come learn about Christmas traditions in ...

November 17, 2017

In a word, Surrey’s third annual Social Innovation Summit was “amazing,” said Councillor Vera LeFranc.

“Year one was just trying to get a sense of what social innovation...

November 14, 2017

Clinics in Toronto serving refugees and the uninsured indicate that 20 per cent of all visits are for pregnancy-related issues.

There is no question there is a worldwide...

November 06, 2017

The Immigration and Refugee Board is clearing about 160 claims per month using an expedited process that eliminates the need for hearings in straightforward refugee claims for...

November 03, 2017

For years, we've seen how immigration strengthens Canada by spurring innovation and economic growth, supporting diverse and inclusive communities.

Today, the Honourable...