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Expanding multi-language support, services for newcomers

Posted on: March 30, 2024

Newcomers to British Columbia will have more help getting started in their new communities with expanded services and a new online multi-language information hub.

“As an immigrant myself, I can relate to the unique challenges that newcomers face when they are starting out in a new community,” said Anne Kang, Minister of Municipal Affairs. “My ministry is listening and we understand the need for more supportive services. We took action and quadrupled the annual funding to $25.6 million, the largest investment in newcomer services in our province’s history, so more people can get more comprehensive support when they come to British Columbia.”

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