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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.

Canada celebrates Welcoming Week 2023

By Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, issued the following statement: “By opening our doors to those seeking a better life, we open our communities to those wanting to build a stronger Canada. Other than Indigenous peoples, who have been here since time immemorial, all […]


Two Langley programs benefit from provincial literacy funds

By Langley Advance Times | Adult literacy in Langley is getting a boost with funds from the provincial government. The money will increase access for more learners to improve reading, writing, math, and digital skills. The Langley School District Foundation is receiving funding for two programs, including Community One-on-One Learning (COOL), and Talk with Me, […]


IRCC announces update to Parents and Grandparents Program 2023

By CIC News | Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has just announced an update to the Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP). IRCC will accept up to 15,000 complete applications for sponsorship under the PGP this year. On October 10, IRCC will begin sending invitations to apply to 24,200 interested potential sponsors, aiming to receive up to the […]