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Reflections on National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

By: Alemu N., IAT Member, Vancouver Local Immigration Partnership The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation specifically commemorates the tragic legacy of residential schools in Canada. As a r...

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Recognizing the Problem: Foreign Credentialing

Canada’s foreign credentialing system is a barrier to employment for newcomers to Canada. It’s an issue that has been a consistent for foreign trained professionals in regulated profes...

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Volunteers Needed: Fire Dragon Festival

Fire Dragon Festival is back in Chinatown  Sat. Sept. 17, and they’re looking for volunteers to help support the festival. The event will bring the Chinatown community together past and present thr...

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Reflections on this Canada Day 2022

This July we asked members of our Immigrant Advisory Table for their reflections on being in Canada this Canada Day 2022. Special thanks to Alemu Nenko and Maggie Mak for hearing our call and shari...

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June is National Indigenous History Month

June is National Indigenous Heritage Month and June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. As a newcomer, immigrant, refugee, or Canadian citizen, National Indigenous History Month is a good place...

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World Refugee Day Recap

#WorldRefugeeDay recognizes people around the world who are forced to leave their homes and communities behind in search of a better life, free of violence. Since 1980, Canada has welcomed one mil...

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Honouring Asian Heritage Month in Vancouver

This Asian Heritage Month, we sat down with one of our Immigrant Advisory Table members, Ruchi Lall, originally from India, to talk about her experiences as a South Asian in Vancouver, what her her...

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