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

Enriching communities: #ImmigrationMatters to Canada

By Canadian Immigrant News Canada’s Immigration Matters initiative, presented by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), looks at how immigration strengthens Canada. This initiative uses storytelling to inspire newcomers to Canada and also promote their positive engagement in the community. The purpose is to foster balanced and informed conversations about immigrants in communities across Canada. The […]


Statistics Canada report says pandemic job losses hit women harder than men

By Vancouver is Awesome  A new report by Statistics Canada says job losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic have been consistently more severe for women than for men.  The report says that from March 2020 to February 2021, women accounted for 53.7 per cent of year-over-year employment losses.  The analysis points to a high proportion […]

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Ontario PNP invites foreign workers with job offers in rural communities

Ontario invited 64 skilled workers to apply for a provincial nomination on May 25. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) issued the invitations to immigration candidates who had a profile in the Expression of Interest (EOI) system. Invited candidates were registered for the Regional Immigration Pilot. They may now apply for the Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker Stream. This is the […]


This is why Vancouver has become North America's anti-Asian hate crime capital

It’s said to be the most Asian city outside Asia. Where a quarter of residents speak a Chinese language and the char siu rivals what’s served in Hong Kong barbecue shops. Where a Sikh gurdwara, a Tibetan monastery and a Chinese evangelical church coexist in harmony along a three-kilometre stretch of road dubbed the Highway to Heaven. […]