Upcoming Events

The following events are associated with immigrant integration on a local, regional and national level.
If you have an event you would like us to feature, please email us at info.tclip@success.bc.ca.

Tri-Cities Events

November 4 , 2017: Coquitlam’s first Cultural Summit
The 2017 Cultural Summit is a one day conference designed to bring together creative and cultural leaders from Coquitlam and across the lower mainland to explore how we can build leadership in fostering collaboration, communication and co-operation in arts, culture and heritage in Coquitlam.
Registration deadline is November 1, 2017!
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Metro Vancouver   

October 19, 2017Inclusive Cafe: Lack of Affordable Housing & Islamaphobia
The Inclusive City Cafes meet every third Thursday of the month and provide a safe and welcoming space for community members to discuss the challenges and opportunities of living in a diverse community. The Cafe was initiated in the fall of 2015. This series is a partnership between the Surrey Local Immigration Partnership, City of Surrey, Surrey Libraries, SFU Philosopher’s Cafe, and the SFU Surrey-TD Community Engagement Centre.
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October 25 , 2017: Immigrant Entrepreneur and Small Business Fair
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society is hosting the annual 2017 Immigrant Entrepreneur and Small Business Fair. Last year’s event brought together knowledgeable business professionals, entrepreneurs and small business owners as they shared their challenges, triumphs and words of inspiration to start and grow a business in Canada.
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October 30, 2017Building Inclusive Cities: What is a Welcoming Standard?
Webinar. Join us online to explore the Australian Standard for Welcoming Cities with Aleem Ali, Welcoming Cities (Brisbane, Australia), in conversation with Darren Reedy, Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (Edmonton, Canada). Learn more about the change-making work behind Welcoming Cities, the design and implementation of welcoming benchmarks, and the strategic engagement of city and community leaders in the Standard’s bid to ensure that immigrants thrive in the social, economic and civic life of their cities.
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November 9 , 2017: 4th Annual Vancouver Career, Education and Settlement Fair
Canadian Immigrant magazine is proudly presenting its fourth annual Vancouver Career, Education and Settlement Immigrant Fair on Thursday, November 9, 2017, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Vancouver Convention Centre West (1055 Canada Place, Vancouver) near the Waterfront Skytrain Station. Free admission!
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November 18 , 2017: Internationally Trained Professionals Networking Fair
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BC and National Events 

October 17, 2017: 450,000 Immigrants Per Year: Assessing the Economic Impact of Higher Immigration Levels in Canada
This 60-minute webinar will walk you through the report findings to provide a better understanding of the role immigration plays in Canada’s economic future.
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November 7, 2017: Leveraging Global Talent for Greater Prosperity: Innovative Solutions for Employers and Newcomers
Join Patrick MacKenzie, CEO of IEC-BC, as he shares best practices and solutions that are putting immigrant and refugee talent to work in the Canadian labour market.
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December 5, 2017: Express Entry Update and What to Expect in 2018
Join IRCC as they provide an update on recent Express Entry developments. They will also share insights on what you can expect in 2018. Following their presentation, you will have the opportunity to ask any Express Entry questions that you may have.
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