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You can grow your business and keep it competitive by recruiting, hiring and training immigrants. These internationally trained and experienced workers are talented and bring new ideas and perspectives. New immigrant workers also belong to growing immigrant communities and they know what those communities need, and they know how to connect and market to those communities.

There are many benefits to building culturally diverse workforces. Get in the Know provides the information, tools, tips, strategies and resources you need to make it happen.

Featured ResourceLast updated: December 8, 2017

Adopt-A-School: Helping refugee children overcome the traumas of their past

For many refugee students attending Surrey schools, their bodies may be safely in a classroom, but their minds are still inhabiting the dangerous places they fled. Surrey likely has the largest population of refugee families of any city in B.C., and the number of refugee children exhibiting signs of trauma led the school district to establish its Expressive Arts program — designed to heal mental anguish — in 13 schools.

A total of 120 refugee children from kindergarten to Grade 12 are presently enrolled in these programs and The Vancouver Sun’s Adopt-A-School campaign is being asked for $6,000 to pay for two of them.

Click here to read full article and learn how to donate. 

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