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Tri-Cities News

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

Prepare for heat

People throughout British Columbia are encouraged to be prepared for heat as many regions of the province will experience high temperatures beginning Friday, July 5, 2024. Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) has forecast increasingly hot temperatures for many parts of the province this weekend, and the Province is reminding people to plan ahead to […]


Five free settlement resources for temporary foreign workers in Canada

Although most Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) settlement services are reserved for permanent residents and protected persons, temporary foreign workers (TFWs) are eligible to access some settlement services from provincial and territorial governments across Canada. Note: Settlement services are offered by a range of providers in all Canadian provinces and territories, all of whom have their own policies, […]


Business Quest

If you’re not sure how to start in self-employment, ISSofBC can assess your entrepreneurial interest, provide online learning opportunities and one-on-one support. ISSofBC Provides: Eligibility: