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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...

October 30, 2017

A report drawing on the needs of 42 employers in Surrey and Abbotsford and skills and occupational profiles of 144 refugees living in these cities highlights the challenges and...

October 24, 2017

Armed with PhDs and a wealth of experience, Shereen Shokry and Humayun Kabir immigrated to Canada with hopes of picking up where they left off in their careers.

They...

October 23, 2017

A recent study found that about half of unicorns in the U.S. owe their existence to immigrants. In this case, by “unicorn,” we mean highly successful, fast-growing startups—not...