Tri-Cities LIP: Upcoming Events & Community Information- Dec 2017
 
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The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership works to set priorities and coordinate services for immigrants and refugees, and to create a community where everyone can be welcomed and belong.

UPCOMING EVENTS   COMMUNITY INFORMATION
News items featured in the e-newsletter are sourced, provided to us by our members or accessed through open data sources. To include your news and events in our next update, please email the Project Secretariat.

 

 

 

WE BRING STRENGTH
In honour of BC Multiculturalism week, TC LIP launched a campaign to raise the public's awareness of the positive contributions of refugees in the Tri-Cities. The campaign highlights individuals who showcased  strength and determination to succeed in Canada.  Read their inspiring stories by clicking the box below.
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My Journey to Self-Employment: Stories of Immigrants' Success   Resilience in Business
The Labour Market Working Group hosted the ​My Journey to Self-Employment: Stories of Immigrants' Success & Resilience in Business​ on November 16th at Douglas College, David Lam Campus. The event brought together local business owners, service providers and potential entrepreneurs to learn more about self-employment and to connect with one another. 
​Thank you to the sponsors, partners and volunteers for your support in making the event memorable!
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Coquitlam Winter Hiring Fair

Nov 29, 2017
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Avia Employment Services
221 - 3030 Lincoln Avenue, Coquitlam BC


Join Avia's winter hiring fair to network, meet potential employers and interview for various position.

To register, please visit the winter hiring website.
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GET HIRED: Be a part of Canada's diverse workfoce

Nov 30, 2017
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Best Western Plus Coquitlam INN
Convention Centre, Columbia Room 319 Road, Coquitlam

Looking for work? Join ISSofBC's hiring fair and meet over 20 companies with over 100 jobs for various positions.

For more information and registration, click
here .
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Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada - Seats Available

Douglas College Training group has seats available for workplace LINC 5/6. To register in person, you must bring your Language Assessment with you.

Click here for registration and more information.

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Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants
Tri-Cities - Douglas College Training Group

Are you an internationally trained professional ready to launch your Canadian career?

The new Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants employment program gives eligible participants the career coaching and resources they need to gain employment in their field of training and expertise.

Applications are ongoing for internationally trained professionals.
Click here for program and application information.
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Resilience: Parent Speaker Series - Adverse Childhood Experiences

Nov 29,2017
6:00 pm
Terry Fox Theatre
1260 Riverwood Gate, Port Coquitlam


Service providers are encouraged to attend.
For tickets, please click here.
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Work Life Balance

Dec 11,2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Coquitlam City Centre Library
1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam

Join a full day workshop for Tri-cities social service professionals. Participants will have opportunities to explore important aspects of balancing their personal and professional lives and feel more empowered to shift their imbalance.

Click here to register or email groups@westcoastfamily.org .
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English Conversation Circle

Dec 1, 2017
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

For CLB Level 1,2,& 3
12:30 - 2:30
ISSofBC Lincoln
#136-3030 Lincoln Avenue, Coquitlam

For CLB Level 4,5 & 6
ISSofBC Westwood #204-3242 Westwood St, Coquitlam

To register, contact salwa.mounib@issbc.org
778.284.7026 (ext 1560).

Financial Literacy:
Banking and Saving (In Farsi)

Dec 1 , 2017
10: 00 am - 12:00 pm

S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
Tri-Cities 2058
Henderson Place
1163 Pinetree Way

For registration, please call Farah Rostami at call 604.468.6000

Wills and Power of Attorney in BC (In Mandarin)

Dec 6, 2017
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

ISSofBC
Westwood #204-3242
Westwood St, Coquitlam

For registration, please contact Theresa Yu at Theresa.yu@issbc.org or call at 778.284.7026 (ext 1563

Financial Literacy: Credit cards (In Farsi)

Dec 8, 2017
10:00 pm - 12:00 pm

S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
Tri-Cities 2058
Henderson Place
1163 Pinetree Way

For registration, please call Farah Rostami at call 604.468.6000.

Financial Literacy 1 (In Mandarin)


Dec 8, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Coquitlam Library- City Centre
1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Room 127


For registration, please contact Henry Lu at henry.lu@issbc.org or call 778.284.7026 (ext 1584)

All about Updated C Canadian Citizenship Applications (In Korean)

Dec 13, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Coquitlam Library- City Centre
1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Room 127
For registration, please contact Isabel Lee @Isabel.lee@issbc.org or call 778.284.7026 (ext 1566)

Finding a Balance in Life-Wellness Workshop (in Farsi)

Dec 14, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Coquitlam Library - City Centre
1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam

For registration, please contact Mojgan Heydarpour at mojgan.heydarpour@issbc.org
or call 778.284.7026 (ext 1569).

Newcomers Orientation

Dec 15, 18 , 2017
10: 00 am - 1:00 pm

S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
Tri-Cities 2058
Henderson Place
1163 Pinetree Way

For registration, please call Farah Rostami at 604.468.6000

Finance Literacy 2 (in Mandarin) 

Dec 20, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Coquitlam Library- City Centre
1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Room 127

To register contact Henry Lu at 779.284.7026 (ext 1584) or henry.lu@issbc.org
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Join the SHARE Board of Directors

SHARE Family & Community Services Society is looking for individuals who are looking to give back to the Tri-Cities, willing to take on projects and see them through to completion and has an interest in raising funds and connecting with our community. Interested? Send your resume to boardcandidates@sharesociety.ca by January 2, 2018.

​For more information on this and other volunteer opportunities with SHARE, please go to sharesociety.ca
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Positivity and Reflection Workshop

Nov 29,2017
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Terry Fox Library - Port Coquitlam


Join regular discussion that encourage positivity and help spread goodness to the world around us. For more information or registration, please click here.
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November Tech Club: Create a Family Year in Review

Dec 1 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
City Centre Branch
1169 Pinetree Way


Join the November Tech Club and learn how to create a family year in review using free browser-based canvas.

For registration, please click here.
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Foundations English Classes

Dec 7, 2017
12:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Terry Fox Library
Port Coquitlam

Upgrade your reading, writing and vocabulary skills. Registration is ongoing through Coquitlam Continuing Education.

For more information call (604)936.4261

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Hour of Code

Dec 7, 2017
11:00 am- 12:00 pm
Port Moody Library
100 Newport Drive, Port Moody


Participate in an Hour of Code during Computer Science Education Week. Come ply with new sphero robots and use block coding to make them move, light up and make noise. Please bring your own smart phone or tablet.

Registration is required. Please click here.
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Canadian Pacific Holiday Train

Dec 17, 2017
4:20pm
Port Moody - behind Arena & Rec Centre
300 Ioco Road, Port Moody

Dec 17, 2017
6:00 pm
Port Coquitlam West Coast Express Station
2125 Kingsway Ave, Port Coquitlam


Please bring a donation to the SHARE Food Bank & Toy Drive
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IRCC 2017 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration

IRCC has released their 2017 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration.

Read full report here.

 

 

 

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