Tri-Cities LIP: February E-Newsletter
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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.

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.

Kindness Counts Breakfast

February 27, 2019
7:30 - 10:30am
Hyde Creek Rec Centre
1379 Laurier Ave, Port Coquitlam

The City of Port Coquitlam Youth Services is hosting their annual Kindness Counts Breakfast in support of Pink Shirt Day (Anti-Bullying Week) in partnership with the Tri-Cities Organizing against Racism & Hate Network led by S.U.C.C.E.S.S. and the Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership. Youth will be engaged in activities that promote inclusion and diversity.

Know any youth in Grades 6-12 who would be interested in participating? Register here!









Tri-Cities Mega Hiring Fair

February 27, 2019
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Coquitlam Public Library (City Centre)
1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam

Join over 26 employers at this Mega Hiring Fair at Coquitlam Public Library (City Centre branch).   
Register here .

Vancity Community Leader Internship Experience

Are you looking for meaningful career experience, the opportunity to develop your employable skills and knowledge, and a platform to positively impact the community? 

The Vancity Community Leader Internship Experience with Canada’s largest values-based financial cooperative is intended to provide meaningful work experience in a professional environment, supported by a mentor and peer internship group. Candidates must be available for full-time employment from May 13 to September 1, 2019.

To learn more and submit your application, please click the link belowhere.  The deadline to apply is Friday, February 15, 2019









Integrate Tri-Cities

Do you know a newcomer to Canada between the ages of 17-25?
Coquitlam Continuing Education offers employment support while learning English.
Find out more at our Information Session on
February 6th from 6-7pm

To attend, register at or call 604-936-4261
CONTACT:    Zeenat Saloojee
CALL:           604.936.4261 x 309 









RisingYouth Community Service Grants

TakingITGlobal (TIG) is looking for young people who are inspired with ideas and ready to take action through youth-led community service grants.

For more information, click here.

Annual Community Grants Open

The annual grants process for many Community Foundations are now open. 
Deadline for submissions for Tri-Cities-based Community Foundations are as follows: 
Coquitlam Foundation - February 15, 2019
Port Moody Foundation- February 15, 2019
Port Coquitlam Foundation- March 15, 2019

Click on the specific community foundation for application guidelines.








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