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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.

Dec 8 2021

Past and Present: A Conversation about Race in BC

Join Coquitlam Public Library for a 5-part series about Race In BC. Each session will focus on different cultural groups. You can participate either in person or via Zoom.

Where: Virtual
Date: December 8, 2021
When: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
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Dec 9 2021

Generous Futures: Dismantling Anti-Asian Racism

Where: Virtual
Date: December 9, 2021
When: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
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Dec 9 2021

T&T is hiring

Meet the hiring manager to learn about career opportunities, hiring practices, company’s culture, and benefits.

Where: Virtual
Date: December 9, 2021
When: 10:00 am – 11:30 pm
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Dec 9 2021

Canadian Workplace Culture and Communication

Where: Virtual
Date: December 9, 2021
When: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
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Dec 13 2021

Multicultural Kitchen: Ravioli with Creamy Squash Sauce

Where: Whistler Welcome Centre
Date: December 13, 2021
When: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
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Dec 16 2021

WorkBC Employment Services Drop-In

Where: Community Room
Date: December 16, 2021
When: 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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Dec 16 2021

Writing a Business Plan for Permanent Residents

Where: Virtual
Date: December 16, 2021
When: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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Dec 16 2021

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrant

Where: Virtual
Date: December 16, 2021
When: 5-6PM
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Dec 17 2021

Whistler Welcome Centre Settlement Services Drop-In & Multicultural Meet-up

Where: Whistler Welcome Centre
Date: December 17, 2021
When: 10:30 a.m. to noon
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Dec 23 2021

Community Indigenous Drum Circle

Everyone is welcome to share in Indigenous drumming, song, language and culture. Bring your drum or use one from the library’s drum collection!

Where: Nanaimo Harbourfront
Date: December 23, 2021
When: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
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Jan 8 2022

Youth Peer Leaders Training (In-person)

Where: ISSofBC Vancouver Welcome Centre
Date: Saturdays, Dec 11, 18, 2021, January 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5 & 12, 2022
When: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
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Jan 10 2022

Skills Compass

#Free 9-week program that will help you build the foundations for employment/education while receiving $2,520 living wages, $500 completion incentive, and more!

Where: Virtual
Date: January 10, 2022
When: 9:00 am
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Jan 12 2022

Past and Present: A Conversation about Race in BC

Join Coquitlam Public Library for a 5-part series about Race In BC. Each session will focus on different cultural groups. You can participate either in person or via Zoom.

Where: Virtual
Date: January 12, 2022
When: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
CLICK HERE for more details

Jan 12 2022

Canadian Citizenship Preparation Course

Are you preparing for the Citizenship exam? This 30-hour course is for you.

Where: Virtual
Date: January 12, 2022
When: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
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Jan 14 2022

ISSofBC Online Conversation Circle

Where: Virtual
Date: January 14, 2022
When: 10:00 am to 11:30 am
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Jan 17 2022

Virtual Book Club @Coquitlam Public Library

Where: Virtual
Date: Dec 13, Jan 17, Feb 28 and Mar 21
When: 7:00 – 8:00 pm
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Jan 18 2022

Preparing for Job Interviews

Where: Coquitlam Library
Date: January 18, 2022
When: 2:00pm – 3:30pm
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Jan 19 2022

Threads: Cultural Conversations

Mark your calendar! Threads: Cultural Conversations is back on January 19 and 20, 2022. Registration is open now for the free two-day, online conference at: https://www.sods.sk.ca/events/threads-cultural-conversations/registration. Sign up early for a chance to win one of many prizes, including works by the event’s acclaimed guest speakers.

Where: Virtual
Date: January 19, 2022
When: https://www.sods.sk.ca/events/threads-cultural-conversations/registration
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Mar 8 2022

Fraud Prevention

Where: City Centre Combined 136 & 137
Date: March 8, 2022
When: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
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