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

Immigrant Women of Inspiration 2021: Call for nominations

By Canadian Immigrant Magazine The median entry wage for new immigrants admitted to Canada was the highest it had ever been in 2018, according to a Statistics Canada report released Feb. 1. Immigrants were seeing a steady rise in median entry wages, after the 2018 record smashed the previous top entry wages of 2017. Immigrants […]

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Families find news ways of celebrating Lunar New Year traditions

By Vancouver Sun | Vancouver sisters Linh Huynh Quinn and Judy Phan are each in their own kitchens, watching on Zoom as chef Denice Wai sizzles minced sausage, scallops and shrimps, and gives feedback to the dozen-plus others on the call about how thick their rice-flour mixture should be. The groups of siblings or parents and grandparents […]

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Median entry wage for immigrants reached record level in 2018

By CIC News | The median entry wage for new immigrants admitted to Canada was the highest it had ever been in 2018, according to a Statistics Canada report released Feb. 1. Immigrants were seeing a steady rise in median entry wages, after the 2018 record smashed the previous top entry wages of 2017. Immigrants […]

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How the Pandemic Is Affecting BIPOC Canadians, by Various Measures

By The Tyee | Some governments such as British Columbia’s have only just committed to collecting race-based health data. Over the past few months, Statistics Canada has been conducting surveys and collecting data that reveal how different ethnocultural groups have coped with various aspects of the pandemic. Yes, there is a health emergency, but what about COVID-19’s […]

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