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June 02, 2015

2015 ELEANOR STRONG BURSARY

This bursary is in honour of Eleanor Strong, the Founder and first Executive Director of ISSofBC. She was instrumental in...

June 01, 2015

The City of Surrey is looking for volunteers who speak another language other than English to become Volunteer Ambassadors in City of Surrey Recreation Centres. The volunteer...

June 01, 2015

VICTORIA - The B.C. government opens nominations today for the British Columbia Multicultural Awards to draw attention to our province’s multicultural champions, be it a...

May 29, 2015

Canada has dropped out of the top five nations when it comes to integrating immigrants, due to policy changes by Ottawa that restrict family reunification and citizenship....

May 22, 2015

The employment rate of working-age immigrants with university education is lower than that of their Canadian-born peers. Widely differing perceptions of barriers and solutions...

May 22, 2015

Two members of the Surrey Immigrant Advisory Roundtable were successful in securing Neibhourhood Small Grant to organize a Welcome to Surrey City Centre Block Party in the...

May 18, 2015

Nearly half of the skilled immigrants who qualified for a chance to obtain permanent residency within the first three weeks of the launch of a new immigration system were not...

May 15, 2015

 

Canada welcomed more than 40,000 permanent residents from the Philippines in 2014—up over 30 percent from 2013, making the Philippines Canada's top source country for...

May 14, 2015

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) invite you to submit original and creative videos focusing on PLURAL...

May 12, 2015

The Surrey Immigrant Advisory Roundtable (IAR) is composed of 18 immigrant / refugee residents who support the work of the Surrey LIP. Fourteen different countries are...