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Upcoming Events highlights local and regional events that support immigrant integration and inclusion. Get connected and join one of these events!

Webinar: Role of LIPs/RIFs in Knowledge Mobilization & Creating Community Connections

Register today for a bilingual EN/FR webinar on January 24 and find out about two projects that LIP/RIF providers have conducted to create community connections and gain knowledge from their successes and challenges.

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Business Excellence Awards Gala 2022

The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to the premiere Chamber event of the year on Saturday, January 29 at The Show Theatre at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver.

Please join us and be part of this dazzling experience where we will be announcing the winners of our 21st Annual Business Excellence Awards! The evening will be filled with amazing food and drink, great prizes and fun entertainment. We will begin the the enchanting evening with a Cocktail Reception at 6:00pm. The formal program will feature a delicious dinner, award presentation and live music under the stars!

Service Provider Forum - Session 1: Impacts of COVID-19 on Newcomers in the Tri-Cities

Every Wednesday in February 2022, The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership will be hosting a forum for community service providers who work with newcomers and immigrants. This space will be an opportunity to network, share promising practices and strengthen your agency’s understanding on newcomers’ needs. As of now, all sessions will be hosted virtually through Zoom, 9am-12pm on February 2, 9, 16, 23.

The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership’s goal in this project is to improve communication between service providers and newcomers. During these sessions, we are interested in hearing directly from service providers to learn from their experiences. Sharing what is working effectively for your organization or identifying areas of concern will guide our research forward and bring us one step closer to creating viable recommendations to improve communication between service providers and newcomers to Canada.

Taxes in Canada

Tax season (February to April) is coming up! Are you prepared? If you are finding it difficult to understand the tax system, we have a workshop for you.

Service Providers Forum - Session 2: Anti-Oppression Framework & Housing & Legal Supports Available to Newcomers

Every Wednesday in February 2022, The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership will be hosting a forum for community service providers who work with newcomers and immigrants. This space will be an opportunity to network, share promising practices and strengthen your agency’s understanding on newcomers’ needs. As of now, all sessions will be hosted virtually through Zoom, 9am-12pm on February 2, 9, 16, 23.

The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership’s goal in this project is to improve communication between service providers and newcomers. During these sessions, we are interested in hearing directly from service providers to learn from their experiences. Sharing what is working effectively for your organization or identifying areas of concern will guide our research forward and bring us one step closer to creating viable recommendations to improve communication between service providers and newcomers to Canada.

Service Providers Forum - Session 3: Navigating the Healthcare System & Networking

Every Wednesday in February 2022, The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership will be hosting a forum for community service providers who work with newcomers and immigrants. This space will be an opportunity to network, share promising practices and strengthen your agency’s understanding on newcomers’ needs. As of now, all sessions will be hosted virtually through Zoom, 9am-12pm on February 2, 9, 16, 23.

The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership’s goal in this project is to improve communication between service providers and newcomers. During these sessions, we are interested in hearing directly from service providers to learn from their experiences. Sharing what is working effectively for your organization or identifying areas of concern will guide our research forward and bring us one step closer to creating viable recommendations to improve communication between service providers and newcomers to Canada.

Service Providers Forum - Session 4: Workplace Inclusion: Newcomers’ Needs and Supports Available & Networking

Every Wednesday in February 2022, The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership will be hosting a forum for community service providers who work with newcomers and immigrants. This space will be an opportunity to network, share promising practices and strengthen your agency’s understanding on newcomers’ needs. As of now, all sessions will be hosted virtually through Zoom, 9am-12pm on February 2, 9, 16, 23.

The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership’s goal in this project is to improve communication between service providers and newcomers. During these sessions, we are interested in hearing directly from service providers to learn from their experiences. Sharing what is working effectively for your organization or identifying areas of concern will guide our research forward and bring us one step closer to creating viable recommendations to improve communication between service providers and newcomers to Canada.

Indigenous Voices, Community Action an Evening with Chief Dr. Robert Joseph

The second presentation in the Indigenous Voices, Community Action series is by Chief Dr. Robert Joseph of Reconciliation Canada. Chief Dr. Robert Joseph, O.B.C. is a Hereditary chief of the Gwawaenuk First Nation who has dedicated his life to bridging the differences brought about by intolerance, lack of understanding and racism at home and abroad. Chief Joseph is an eloquent and inspiring Ceremonial House Speaker. He is currently the Ambassador for Reconciliation Canada, a member of the National Assembly of First Nations Elders Council and an Honorary Witness to Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Learn from Chief Dr. Robert Joseph about where reconciliation stands today and how to take the truths that are still being uncovered and integrate them into the collective histories we are re-writing for a more just society.

This event is currently sold out. Please email events@coquitlamheritage.ca with your name, number of people and phone number to be added to the waitlist.

Brought to you by Coquitlam Heritage, Resilience BC, and Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership.

National Canadian Immigrant Virtual Fair for New Canadians

Canada’s ultimate career fair and speakers’ series for skilled immigrants, newcomers, temporary workers, international students and other new Canadians is back!
The Virtual Fair will yet again offer a dynamic environment for newcomers to Canada who need help as they look for jobs, go back to school and settle into their new home. Our mission is to connect these newcomers with employers, recruiters, immigrant service providers, educational institutes, government services that can help them on their journey to success in Canada.

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Webinar: Role of LIPs/RIFs in Knowledge Mobilization & Creating Community Connections

Register today for a bilingual EN/FR webinar on January 24 and find out about two projects that LIP/RIF providers have conducted to create community connections and gain knowledge from their successes and challenges.

event image

Business Excellence Awards Gala 2022

The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to the premiere Chamber event of the year on Saturday, January 29 at The Show Theatre at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver.

Please join us and be part of this dazzling experience where we will be announcing the winners of our 21st Annual Business Excellence Awards! The evening will be filled with amazing food and drink, great prizes and fun entertainment. We will begin the the enchanting evening with a Cocktail Reception at 6:00pm. The formal program will feature a delicious dinner, award presentation and live music under the stars!

Service Provider Forum - Session 1: Impacts of COVID-19 on Newcomers in the Tri-Cities

Every Wednesday in February 2022, The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership will be hosting a forum for community service providers who work with newcomers and immigrants. This space will be an opportunity to network, share promising practices and strengthen your agency’s understanding on newcomers’ needs. As of now, all sessions will be hosted virtually through Zoom, 9am-12pm on February 2, 9, 16, 23.

The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership’s goal in this project is to improve communication between service providers and newcomers. During these sessions, we are interested in hearing directly from service providers to learn from their experiences. Sharing what is working effectively for your organization or identifying areas of concern will guide our research forward and bring us one step closer to creating viable recommendations to improve communication between service providers and newcomers to Canada.

Taxes in Canada

Tax season (February to April) is coming up! Are you prepared? If you are finding it difficult to understand the tax system, we have a workshop for you.

Service Providers Forum - Session 2: Anti-Oppression Framework & Housing & Legal Supports Available to Newcomers

Every Wednesday in February 2022, The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership will be hosting a forum for community service providers who work with newcomers and immigrants. This space will be an opportunity to network, share promising practices and strengthen your agency’s understanding on newcomers’ needs. As of now, all sessions will be hosted virtually through Zoom, 9am-12pm on February 2, 9, 16, 23.

The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership’s goal in this project is to improve communication between service providers and newcomers. During these sessions, we are interested in hearing directly from service providers to learn from their experiences. Sharing what is working effectively for your organization or identifying areas of concern will guide our research forward and bring us one step closer to creating viable recommendations to improve communication between service providers and newcomers to Canada.

Service Providers Forum - Session 3: Navigating the Healthcare System & Networking

Every Wednesday in February 2022, The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership will be hosting a forum for community service providers who work with newcomers and immigrants. This space will be an opportunity to network, share promising practices and strengthen your agency’s understanding on newcomers’ needs. As of now, all sessions will be hosted virtually through Zoom, 9am-12pm on February 2, 9, 16, 23.

The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership’s goal in this project is to improve communication between service providers and newcomers. During these sessions, we are interested in hearing directly from service providers to learn from their experiences. Sharing what is working effectively for your organization or identifying areas of concern will guide our research forward and bring us one step closer to creating viable recommendations to improve communication between service providers and newcomers to Canada.

Service Providers Forum - Session 4: Workplace Inclusion: Newcomers’ Needs and Supports Available & Networking

Every Wednesday in February 2022, The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership will be hosting a forum for community service providers who work with newcomers and immigrants. This space will be an opportunity to network, share promising practices and strengthen your agency’s understanding on newcomers’ needs. As of now, all sessions will be hosted virtually through Zoom, 9am-12pm on February 2, 9, 16, 23.

The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership’s goal in this project is to improve communication between service providers and newcomers. During these sessions, we are interested in hearing directly from service providers to learn from their experiences. Sharing what is working effectively for your organization or identifying areas of concern will guide our research forward and bring us one step closer to creating viable recommendations to improve communication between service providers and newcomers to Canada.

Indigenous Voices, Community Action an Evening with Chief Dr. Robert Joseph

The second presentation in the Indigenous Voices, Community Action series is by Chief Dr. Robert Joseph of Reconciliation Canada. Chief Dr. Robert Joseph, O.B.C. is a Hereditary chief of the Gwawaenuk First Nation who has dedicated his life to bridging the differences brought about by intolerance, lack of understanding and racism at home and abroad. Chief Joseph is an eloquent and inspiring Ceremonial House Speaker. He is currently the Ambassador for Reconciliation Canada, a member of the National Assembly of First Nations Elders Council and an Honorary Witness to Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Learn from Chief Dr. Robert Joseph about where reconciliation stands today and how to take the truths that are still being uncovered and integrate them into the collective histories we are re-writing for a more just society.

This event is currently sold out. Please email events@coquitlamheritage.ca with your name, number of people and phone number to be added to the waitlist.

Brought to you by Coquitlam Heritage, Resilience BC, and Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership.

National Canadian Immigrant Virtual Fair for New Canadians

Canada’s ultimate career fair and speakers’ series for skilled immigrants, newcomers, temporary workers, international students and other new Canadians is back!
The Virtual Fair will yet again offer a dynamic environment for newcomers to Canada who need help as they look for jobs, go back to school and settle into their new home. Our mission is to connect these newcomers with employers, recruiters, immigrant service providers, educational institutes, government services that can help them on their journey to success in Canada.

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This space will be an opportunity to network, share promising practices and strengthen your agency’s understanding on newcomers’ needs. As of now, all sessions will be hosted virtually through Zoom, 9am-12pm on February 2, 9, 16, 23. The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership's goal in this project is to improve communication between service providers and newcomers. During these sessions, we are interested in hearing directly from service providers to learn from their experiences. Sharing what is working effectively for your organization or identifying areas of concern will guide our research forward and bring us one step closer to creating viable recommendations to improve communication between service providers and newcomers to Canada. 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This space will be an opportunity to network, share promising practices and strengthen your agency’s understanding on newcomers’ needs. As of now, all sessions will be hosted virtually through Zoom, 9am-12pm on February 2, 9, 16, 23. The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership's goal in this project is to improve communication between service providers and newcomers. During these sessions, we are interested in hearing directly from service providers to learn from their experiences. Sharing what is working effectively for your organization or identifying areas of concern will guide our research forward and bring us one step closer to creating viable recommendations to improve communication between service providers and newcomers to Canada. 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This space will be an opportunity to network, share promising practices and strengthen your agency’s understanding on newcomers’ needs. As of now, all sessions will be hosted virtually through Zoom, 9am-12pm on February 2, 9, 16, 23. The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership's goal in this project is to improve communication between service providers and newcomers. During these sessions, we are interested in hearing directly from service providers to learn from their experiences. Sharing what is working effectively for your organization or identifying areas of concern will guide our research forward and bring us one step closer to creating viable recommendations to improve communication between service providers and newcomers to Canada. 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Chief Dr. Robert Joseph, O.B.C. is a Hereditary chief of the Gwawaenuk First Nation who has dedicated his life to bridging the differences brought about by intolerance, lack of understanding and racism at home and abroad. Chief Joseph is an eloquent and inspiring Ceremonial House Speaker. He is currently the Ambassador for Reconciliation Canada, a member of the National Assembly of First Nations Elders Council and an Honorary Witness to Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Learn from Chief Dr. Robert Joseph about where reconciliation stands today and how to take the truths that are still being uncovered and integrate them into the collective histories we are re-writing for a more just society. This event is currently sold out. Please email events@coquitlamheritage.ca with your name, number of people and phone number to be added to the waitlist. Brought to you by Coquitlam Heritage, Resilience BC, and Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership. 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The Virtual Fair will yet again offer a dynamic environment for newcomers to Canada who need help as they look for jobs, go back to school and settle into their new home. Our mission is to connect these newcomers with employers, recruiters, immigrant service providers, educational institutes, government services that can help them on their journey to success in Canada. 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Canada added 55,000 jobs in December

By CIC News | Canada’s employment rose 55,000 in December, while unemployment was little changed. Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey captured economic conditions during the week of

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