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

Voting is OPEN for the 13th Annual Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards!

Immigrants increasingly make up a large portion of our population and have made – and continue to make – immeasurable contributions to the Canadian economy, Canadian society and Canada overall. These contributions are even more apparent in these challenging pandemic times, as the country comes together in the face of adversity regardless of race, culture […]


This year may break 1913 immigration record

Canada may break an immigration record this year that has stood since 1913. Globe and Mail columnist John Ibbitson, who writes often about immigration issues, notes in his July 25 column that the record number of immigrants to Canada established in 1913 was 400,810 and the federal government’s target this year is 401,000. Immigration Minister […]


Richmond-based organization aims to help skilled immigrants shatter career limits

Canada sees immigration as a priority to help the economy recover from the pandemic, but barriers still remain to keep skilled immigrants away from career advancement.  A Richmond-based organization aims to bridge that gap by launching a 17-week, free full-time training program for immigrants this summer.  Anna Price, manager of Back in Motion’s career path […]