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This section features stories related to our strategic priorities and local news relevant to the Tri-Cities on immigrant inclusion.

Heroes on the frontlines of the pandemic: 2021 Immigrant Women of Inspiration

Our eighth annual ‘Immigrant Women of Inspiration’ special shines a spotlight on heroes who have continued to work with courage, confidence and dedication every day of this pandemic, making vital contributions to improving the lives of people in Canada in their own unique ways. We bring to you four inspiring women from across Canada who […]


Canada needs to speed up the integration of skilled immigrants

About 18 months ago, I met Ashraf, when he responded to my click for an Uber. His sunny disposition was striking in contrast to his story. Ashraf had been a successful dental surgeon in Sudan for years before the dictatorship issued a death warrant and he’d been forced to flee with his pregnant wife and […]


Connect with the newcomer tech entrepreneur community and find support

Canada’s economy is fueled by immigration. We rely heavily on newcomers for talent, new businesses, and disposable income or investment. The Canadian tech ecosystem, in particular, benefits greatly from newcomers and immigration. This is not surprising when you consider that newcomers bring new talent and diverse skill sets. Research indicates that immigrants are more likely to start […]