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July 29, 2021

Voting is OPEN for the 13th Annual Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards!

Now is the time to cast your vote for the 2021 Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards! Voting is open until September 17, 2021. Winners will be announced November 8th, 2021. read more

July 29, 2021

Richmond-based organization aims to help skilled immigrants shatter career limits

A Richmond-based organization aims to help more skilled immigrants to achieve their career successes. read more

July 29, 2021

Voting is OPEN for the 13th Annual Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards!

Now is the time to cast your vote for the 2021 Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards! Voting is open until September 17, 2021. Winners will… read more

July 28, 2021

Employment Support for Youth Newcomers

New to Canada and looking for work? PICS is offering free employment services for youth newcomers ages 15-30. Call 604-596-7722 for more information. read more

July 23, 2021

Liberals promise to boost number of parents and grandparents sponsored to Canada

In an election-style campaign stop in B.C., Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino said Ottawa is going to triple the number of parents and grandparents Canadians can… read more

July 23, 2021

Surrey councillor calls for wider review of racism, sexism allegations at Cloverdale Rodeo

A complaint, filed last week at the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal, claims that a number of workers and volunteers experienced systemic racism and sexism at… read more

July 20, 2021

Immigrants and international students grew Canada’s population in Q1 2021

As immigration returned to pre-pandemic levels, so did Canada’s population growth. read more

July 16, 2021

What travellers to Canada can expect on July 21

Canada’s travel restriction order and India flight ban expire next week, but will they be extended again? Here’s what we know. read more

July 13, 2021

Literacy project funds community learning in Langley

Local adult, family, and Indigenous-focused literacy and learning programs are coming to Langley as part of a province-wide $2.9 million fund for the Community Adult… read more

July 11, 2021

LinkedIn Learning Replacing Lynda.com

LinkedIn Learning is replacing Lynda.com. We are working on a migration to the new platform. Stay tuned! When the migration is complete, you’ll be able… read more

July 10, 2021

Meet Your Favourite Authors

The Port Moody Public Library will be hosting a series of virtual author visits in July. We have an amazing line-up of children’s authors, whom… read more

July 09, 2021

Ottawa plans racism awareness campaign

The federal government plans to launch a national ad campaign aimed at making more white Canadians knowledgeable about systemic racism. Launching a public education and… read more

July 08, 2021

‘I Am Your Neighbour And You Don’t Know My Story’

She came to Canada in the footsteps of revolutionaries: a 10-year-old girl on an 18-hour flight, imagining. She imagined a country that would be different… read more