An overview of Canada’s PNP immigration results for August 2021

September 2, 2021

By CIC News Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) issued over 3,400 invitations to apply for provincial nomination during the month of August. Nearly every Canadian province and territory, except Quebec and Nunavut, operates its own Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP). Having their own immigration programs allows provincial governments to select the most suitable people to meet their local labour market needs and to manage the regional settlement of the immigrant population within their...

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WinSport welcomes newcomers for a day of outdoor activities to connect them with community

September 2, 2021

By Calgary Herald WinSport welcomed participants from the Centre for Newcomers for a day of excitement at Canada Olympic Park on Monday, connecting the group of new Canadians to recreation opportunities in their community. Linda Iyawe’s three kids were thrilled to go downhill karting that afternoon at Canada Olympic Park’s Skyline Luge, as her family explored the recreation centre alongside a few dozen other families who have recently arrived in...

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Surrey-born Olympian Wodak runs with immigrant/refugee youth at Green Timbers Park

September 2, 2021

Newcomer youth in Surrey got some tips from Olympic long-distance runner Natasha Wodak at Green Timbers Park during the finale event of DIVERSEyouth’s Run 5K program, planned in partnership with SportMedBC. The Surrey-born Wodak placed 13th in the marathon at the recent Tokyo Olympics, becoming the second-fastest female marathoner in Canadian history. At Green Timbers Park on Monday, Aug. 30, she surprised local immigrant and refugee youth with a visit...

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