New immigration pilot will offer permanent residency to migrant farm-workers

July 14, 2019

By Vancouver Sun | The Liberal government is launching a new three-year immigration experiment that aims to help fill labour shortages in Canada’s agri-food sector....

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Queer Syrian refugees find freedom and hope in Canada

July 14, 2019

By City News 1130 | It’s not the language, the culture or weather that is hardest to adapt to. For newly arrived Syrian refugees in British Columbia, who are queer, it’s the absence of fear and hatred toward their very existence....

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Premiers Committed to Enhancing Skills Development and Immigration

July 11, 2019

Supporting effective labour mobility and foreign qualification recognition processes, ensuring workers can access needed skills and training, and building an inclusive and diverse labour market are essential to growing Canada’s economy and creating jobs.  Premiers are committed to ongoing progress in these areas....

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B.C. author launches children’s book about Muslim girl forced to flee to West

July 10, 2019

By Vancouver Sun | After her first day of school in her new country, young protagonist Asha realizes that there exist many more similarities than differences between cultures...

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Urgent funding needed to keep Vancouver-based summer camp for child refugees open

July 9, 2019

By News 1130 | Imagine leaving a war-stricken country for a new life in Canada, but you don’t speak English?...

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Veteran stampeders teach newcomers about cowboy culture

July 9, 2019

By CBC News | Stampede partners with settlement organizations to welcome first-time attendees...

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