Surrey LIP Blog

June 01, 2018

This spring, the Surrey Local Immigration Partnership recently asked its partners for updates to the Service...

March 12, 2018

What was intended as a project to bring together Indigenous and refugee youth for intercultural exchange, celebration and community building grew into even...

February 20, 2018

These have been interesting times for the diversity debates. Last week James Damore—the former Google engineer who mapped a path to infamy...

November 22, 2017

Options Refugee Youth Literacy Project is more than just an English class - students get to learn new vocabulary and essential skills through themes they...

October 24, 2017

Alexandra Neighbourhood House’s vision is a vibrant, inclusive, and caring community. We acknowledge that we live, work, and play on the unceded, occupied,...

October 24, 2017

“No matter how difficult the road is, you should be brave enough to travel head on and to always find ways to reinvent yourself.” That's the determination...

October 19, 2017

I came to Canada in 1998. I was 33. My English was good, so I didn’t go to class. But I took Immigration Services Society classes on job finding techniques...

October 16, 2017

Thousands of skilled immigrants come and settle in Surrey every year. One of the areas of interest for them is to explore opportunities with employers and...

October 16, 2017

It’s been about 10 years since I moved to Canada. As other newcomers  do, I spent several years in improving my English skills in the government funded...

October 13, 2017

I came to Canada in 2013, with a young family, University degree in Computer Engineering a plethora of work experience in India and Kenya as a senior...

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