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.

Apr 13 2021

‘CAREERS’ Series: Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA)

The Langley and Maple Ridge WorkBC Centres are partnering with the Provincial Health Services Authority to host an ONLINE Career Fair. Part-time and Full-time positions are available in Management, Administration, Finance and Warehousing. Session is April 13 beginning at 10am.

Where: Virtual
Date: April 13, 2021
When: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
CLICK HERE for more details

Apr 15 2021

Meeting Employer: Statistics Canada – 2021 Census Recruitment (English)

Statistics Canada is currently hiring. Be part of a great undertaking and join the 2021 Census team!

Where: Virtual
Date: April 15, 2021
When: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
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Apr 20 2021

Information of Library Champions Project

The Library Champions Project (LCP) is looking for newcomers who are interested in volunteering in the community to share information about library and settlement resources with other newcomers.

Where: Zoom meeting
Date: April 20, 2021
When: 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
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Apr 20 2021

Immigration Pathways to Canada

Hear the latest information about immigration options for work permit holders and international students.

Where: Virtual
Date: April 20, 2021
When: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Apr 21 2021

ESL Conversation Practice Online

Meet new friends and practice your English conversation skills with other English language learners. This is a supportive and casual meet-up using Zoom.

Where: Vancouver Public Library Virtual Branch
Date: April 21, 2021
When: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
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Apr 29 2021

Hiring Event – Amazon

Interested in working with Amazon? Check out Amazon’s upcoming hiring event for several positions. If you are an immigrant living in BC, you are welcome to join this free online hiring session in English.

Where: Virtual
Date: April 29, 2021
When: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
CLICK HERE for more details

Apr 29 2021

Canadian Immigrant Virtual Fair for Pacific & Western Canada

Canada’s ultimate career fair and speakers’ series for skilled immigrants, newcomers, temporary workers, international students and other new Canadians comes to you in a virtual format. Mark your calendars and attend the free, all-day Virtual Fair on THURSDAY APRIL 29, 2021 (for Western Canada including British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba)!

Where: Virtual
Date: April 29, 2021
When: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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May 4 2021

Dismantling Barriers & Fostering Belonging: An Anti-Racism Initiative

The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership (TCLIP) presents Dismantling Barriers & Fostering Belonging: An Anti-Racism Initiative from May 4 to 21, 2021.

Where: Virtual
Date: May 4 to 21, 2021
When: Stay tuned
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