News and Events

News and Events at NewToBC

Library and Settlement Events

Libraries and community agencies host 100s of free events every month. Below you will see examples of a few upcoming events. To learn about all upcoming events happening in libraries, go to Library Programs and Events. To learn more about what’s happening in communities near you, follow NewToBC on social media.

Sep 27 2021

Canada’s Private Sponsorship Program

The BC Refugee Hub would like to invite you to join this webinar to learn about Canada’s private sponsorship program, updates on Afghan nationals private sponsorship pathways, the role of Sponsorship Agreement Holder’s (SAH’s) at the community level, steps to take to become a private sponsor, along with tools and trainings available about private sponsorship in Canada.

Where: Virtual
Date: September 27, 2021
When: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
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Sep 28 2021

B2B Virtual Fair

Where: Virtual
Date: September 28, 2021
When: 10 AM
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Sep 29 2021

How to Create a Canadian Style Resume (Mandarin) 如何撰写加拿大式的简历(国语)

Learn about types and formats, Dos and Don’ts of Canadian Resume and tips for a successful resume submission.

Where: Virtual
Date: September 29, 2021
When: 10:00AM – 11:30AM
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Sep 29 2021

Afghan Refugee Resettlement

You are invited to attend this webinar hosted by the BC Refugee Hub providing updates on Afghan refugee resettlement to Metro Vancouver. Speakers Kathy Sherrell and Jennifer York will provide details on the Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP), statistical updates on arrivals, and more.

Where: Virtual
Date: September 29, 2021
When: 1:00 PM
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Oct 1 2021

Volunteer Online: New immigrants helping other new immigrants

Where: Virtual
Date: October 1, 2021
When: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
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Oct 2 2021

2021 TriCities Volunteer Job Fair

Volunteers! Connect with non-profit organizations and speak with volunteer leaders to learn more about volunteer programs and opportunities.

Where: Coquitlam library
Date: October 2, 2021
When: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
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Oct 18 2021

Canadian Citizenship Course @ Burnaby Library

Join us for a five-day workshop on how to prepare for Canadian citizenship.

Where: Virtual
Date: October 18, 2021
When: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
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Oct 19 2021

Register to become a Library Champion

Where: Virtual
Date: October 19, 2021
When: 9:30-10:30 AM
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Oct 19 2021

Soft Skills and Job Interviews

Where: Virtual
Date: October 19, 2021
When: 9:00 – 11:00 am
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Nov 16 2021

Building Networks / LinkedIn

Where: Virtual
Date: November 16, 2021
When: 9:00 – 11:00 am
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