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

Celebrate what it means to be Canadian during Citizenship Week

It’s Citizenship Week this week, from May 23 to 29, 2022.  During Citizenship Week, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is asking Canadians across the country and around the world to show their pride in their history, culture, achievements and shared citizenship. “This week is a chance to celebrate what it means to be Canadian — […]


Doors Open Richmond showcases the city’s diversity and cultural heritage

By Canadian Immigrant Magazine|  The city of Richmond, B.C., is one of the most diverse cities in Canada with over 60 per cent of its population born outside the country. Every year, Doors Open Richmond celebrates this cultural diversity by offering a look inside the city’s places of worship, cultural and civic centres, local businesses, […]


Canadian politician wants to improve Super Visa for parents and grandparents

By CIC News | Canadian Member of Parliament Kyle Seeback is proposing a new bill to support parents and grandparents coming to Canada. The proposed changes would affect the Super Visa for parents and grandparents. Currently, the Super Visa allows parents and grandparents of Canadians to visit for two consecutive years without having to renew their status. […]


BUILDING A FOUNDATION FOR CHANGE: Canada’s Anti-Racism Strategy 2019-2022

“The Government of Canada is working hard to build a country where everyone’s rights and freedoms are protected, and everyone’s voice is heard.”—The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada Building a Foundation for Change: Canada’s Anti-Racism Strategy 2019–2022 is guided by a vision of Canada where all Canadians benefit from equitable access to and […]


From Russia to Langley City: A Ukrainian couple’s story

Dmitry Lozinsky was in deep trouble. He was sitting in an interrogation room at the Senkivka “three sisters” three-way border crossing where the boundaries of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine meet. There was a portrait of Russian leader Vladimir Putin on the wall, looking down at him while a Russian border guard accused him of being […]