1. Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)

    December 4, 2014 by Didi Korcheva

    A free program offered by the Burnaby Community and Continuing Education. Take the assessment and learn more here.

  2. Festival MOSAIC 2014

    November 19, 2014 by Didi Korcheva

    The Festival MOSAIC, now in its 5th year, will be held on Thursday, November 20th from 7 pm to 10:30 pm at the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre located at 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3; tel. (604)713-1800. This is an interactive and immersive experience of art, music and authentic food from the four corners of the globe concentrated in Vancouver. All proceeds from the event will go to programs that support families, at-risk newcomer mothers, seniors and youth. Read here for more information.

  3. Swedish Christmas Fair on November 15 and 16

    November 9, 2014 by Didi Korcheva

    The annual Swedish Christmas Fair will be open this coming weekend from 11 am to 4 pm, with almost 30 vendors offering a variety of live entertainment, food and traditional Swedish crafts. The Children’s Corner will provide entertainment for kids. More information at the Swedish Cultural Society’s website

  4. Best BC Immigrant Entrepreneur Award

    November 9, 2014 by Didi Korcheva

    There’s a new category in the 2015 Small Business BC Awards – Best Immigrant Entrepreneur, recognizing an outstanding new Canadian who has started a successful business in BC.  So far this year over 75 Vancouver-based businesses have been nominated. The annual Small Business BC Awards have been going strong since 2003 and provide a boost to the small business community, which accounts for 98 percent of businesses in BC. The deadline for nominations this year is November 30th. Find out more here.

  5. Immigrant Women in Mining: BC Conference

    November 3, 2014 by Didi Korcheva

    An opportunity to learn how to find employment in the mining industry on November 14th at UBC Robson Square. Read more and register.

  6. Affordable housing a huge problem for newcomers in Vancouver

    November 2, 2014 by Didi Korcheva

    A UBC study examines the “hidden homelessness” of new immigrants and refugees in Vancouver. Read more and listen to an interview with the author of the study here.

  7. Café Espoir raises funds for immigrant women and more

    October 27, 2014 by Didi Korcheva

    Café Espoir, a project run by volunteers from the Vancouver Korean Canadian Women’s Society not only raises funds to help …
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