Vancouver neighbourhoods need more refugees

October 21, 2019

By Vancouver Sun | Twenty years ago, refugee claimant families who moved from Kinbrace could afford to rent in East Vancouver. In the last two years these families have been moving as far as Port Moody, Richmond, Coquitlam, and Aldergrove....

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Supporting immigrants’ mental health

October 21, 2019

By Canadian HR Reporter | Today is World Mental Health Day, when global efforts are made to raise awareness about mental health issues in all areas of life. Our workplaces have a major impact on our mental wellbeing, and for immigrants who may be in Canada without a strong social support system, experiences at work can hold even greater sway. When they start out, newcomers to Canada actually have a...

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Entrepreneur and Small Business Fair in Surrey, BC

October 18, 2019

By Canadian Immigrant Magazine | The fourth annual DIVERSEcity Entrepreneur & Small Business Fair is being held during Small Business Week, on Wednesday evening, October 23 at Surrey City Hall, BC. This is a great starting point for not only newcomers, but any  emerging or new entrepreneur looking for information and inspiration to succeed....

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We need more programs like the global talent stream to boost Canadian tech sector

October 17, 2019

By Globe and Mail | While a scaling tech company needs a great product and money to grow, it won’t get far without access to great talent. In particular, Canadian tech companies are struggling to find senior talent in almost every role. People who have experience in starting and scaling companies. People who have the scars of mistakes and found a way to success....

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Canada’s work force needs to take hold of its immigration advantage

October 15, 2019

By Globe and Mail The global economy is going through a profound transformation. Game-changing technology is driving the digital era, causing many industries to reshape and reform. Real-world applications of artificial intelligence, AR/VR and machine learning are disrupting everything from how we shop, how we manufacture, even to how we mine....

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Legacy of Asian-Canadian author Jim Wong-Chu in the spotlight

October 14, 2019

By Canadian Immigrant Magazine | The Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society (VAHMS), in partnership with the University of British Columbia and Emily Carr University of Art + Design, is launching an exhibition on the life and work of iconic Asian-Canadian poet, editor, activist and historian Jim Wong-Chu. The exhibit, “Jim Wong-Chu: Iconic | Asian | Canadian” runs from October 10 – November 15 at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre...

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