Join in on all the virtual fun this Canada Day!
This year, communities across the country will celebrate Canada Day virtually due to COVID-19. But don’t worry, communities across the Lower Mainland area are offering virtual celebrations this year! Organizations, communities, businesses and local talent are taking part to showcase their regions in celebration of our beautiful country.
Online Services Now Available for Immigrants
Immigrant resources and organizations are impactful on our communities, but due to the physical distancing measures set in place, it’s been difficult for organizations to continue their traditional face-to-face services. The unprecedented and challenging times of COVID-19 have given these organizations the opportunity to shift to an online services format to respond to the needs of their patrons. Continue reading
Diversity and Shared Experiences Lend To an Insightful Asian Heritage Month Celebration with explorASIAN
Many refer to Canada as the land of immigrants. With one of the highest immigration rates it’s important for Canada to celebrate multiculturalism as a source of diverse knowledge. Asian Heritage Month helps Canadians learn about the many achievements and contributions of Asian Canadians across the country. Early Asian immigration to Canada began in the mid-nineteenth century when Chinese workers arrived to build the railroad. These workers, and future Asian immigrants, not only built Canada physically, but also through innovation, creativity, food, music, and traditions.