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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.

Pathways for Resettled Refugees, Refugee Claimants and Displaced Ukrainians Info Sheet

Canada has several established pathways for resettled refugees and refugee claimants to seek safety in the country. New pathways are periodically developed to rapidly address emerging situations. In March 2022, the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) was implemented to support Ukrainians and their family members. Providing a free, temporary visitor status, CUAET allows successful […]


Richmond students showcase their roots at regional heritage fair

Students from all over Richmond are coming together at the Richmond Regional Heritage Fair today (Friday) to showcase and learn more about Canadian history and their own roots. The fair, which is being held at the Richmond Cultural Centre, features projects shortlisted from creations by more than 300 local students.  One of these students is Hailey […]


Discover the flavors of Latin America at Coquitlam's newest grocery store

Olé! A new grocery store has just opened in Coquitlam with Latin American groceries and food. Mi Tierra Latina, which began in 2020 with a storefront in the West End’s Davie Village, has just opened its sixth store at 1024 Ridgeway Ave. in the Austin Heights neighbourhood. The female-founded business sought to fill a gap in the […]