October 1, 2014 by Didi Korcheva
This is an opportunity for newcomers to Vancouver to explore careers, education and settlement programs. The Vancouver Public Library is located at 350 West Georgia Street and the fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To register visit the Library’s registration page and read more about the fair here.
September 5, 2014 by Didi Korcheva
The Korean Writers Association of Canada will host the annual Canada Korea Literary Festival on Saturday, September 6th from 3 to 5 pm at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts. The theme of the festival is “Our Home, Our Land” and will feature a poetry recital, singing and dancing.
The Shadbolt Centre for the Arts is located at 6450 Deer Lake Avenue in Burnaby. Visit the Korean Writers’ Association of Canada for more information.
September 4, 2014 by Didi Korcheva
From homeless in China to living the good life in Vancouver, Zhuang Zhuang is a three-legged dog with a heart-warming story. Read more in the Hongcouver.
August 27, 2014 by Didi Korcheva
TawainFest is one of the world’s largest arts and cultural events outside of Taiwan and is the largest Mandarin/English speaking event in Canada. This year the event will take place during the Labour Day weekend on Granville Street from 700 to 800 block and at the Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza. The festival will feature food, concerts, performances, exhibitions and much more. Visit the website for more information.
August 20, 2014 by Didi Korcheva
15-year old Cheng Xie, who relocated to four different countries before deciding to settle down in Vancouver, was awarded Canada’s largest scholarship for students entering undergraduate studies in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM). The Schulich Leader Scholarship will provide $80,000 to Cheng when he begins his studies in the Faculty of Science at the University of British Columbia (UBC) this fall, making him the youngest recipient of this award. Read more.
August 15, 2014 by Didi Korcheva
The Vancouver and Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society offers a free leadership training program for immigrant, refugee and visible minority women who have experienced abuse or want to help other women in their communities. The program will take place on Mondays, September 15 to October 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Burnaby. This program is offered only once a year. Find out more information here.
August 11, 2014 by Didi Korcheva
The stalled U.S. immigration system is driving companies such as Facebook to redirect new hires from abroad to Vancouver instead of Silicon Valley. That could mean a boost for our city and its future. Read more.