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Strategic Plan for 2016-2019 Unveiled 

Based on several community consultations and literature review and analyses, the TCLIP developed its Strategic Plan for 2016 – 2019. Four strategic priorities were identified:

  1. Immigrant Labour Market Integration
  2. Newcomers’ Knowledge of and Access to Community Information and Services
  3. Social Isolation of Tri-Cities’ Newcomers
  4. Civic Engagement of Tri-Cities’ Newcomers

TCLIP has successfully received funding for the implementation of these strategic priorities for 2016- 2019. During the implementation phase, we will continue to emphasize the importance and value of partnerships, collaborations, community engagement and sustainability in our activities. Our annual action plans are guided by the strategic plan and directed by the TCLIP Council and several committees.

See ANNUAL REPORT for more information.


TCLIP Announces 3 New Exciting Initiatives

TCLIP is pleased to announce the following exciting initiatives to support its strategic priorities:


Newcomer Employment Week

September 10 – 13, 2018
Coquitlam/ Port Moody/ Port Coquitlam

Newcomer immigrants were invited to participate in a range of activities to support their employment goals, from workshops to networking events to a hiring fair, catering to newcomers of diverse skills and talents. This event was sponsored by Vancity.


Welcoming Neighbourhoods

November 14, 2018
Evergreen Cultural Centre

The Tri-Cities is unique in its history of collaboration, diversity and ways of welcoming newcomers. Stories of welcome and its impact on the community and how each individual plays a role in welcoming communities and combating hate and racism in our community were told and heard.


Organizing Against Racism & Hate  (OARH)

April 2018

With support from the Province of BC, the Tri-Cities Organizing Against Racism & Hate Network (OARH) was established to develop a community protocol to respond to racist and hate incidents in the community, and raise the community’s awareness & understanding of racism and hate.


NEW! Organizing Against Racism & Hate Network (OARH): Kindness Counts

February 27, 2019
Hyde Creek Recreation Centre

Organized in partnership with the City of Port Coquitlam Youth Services & SUCCESS, with support from the Government of BC, the Kindness Counts breakfast is geared for youths in Grade 6 to 12. This pink themed, free breakfast is a call to action highlighting the importance of kindness and helps bring positive change to our community.


Census Forum: Using Evidence to Enhance Collaborative Partnerships in the Tri-Cities  

January 22, 2018 | 9:00am -12:00pm

The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership (TC LIP) invited community stakeholders to learn about the 2016 Census data specific to the Tri-Cities, consider the effect of the data on their organizations’ activities for newcomers, and to enhance partnership opportunities and collaboration with other community stakeholders.