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Latest News and Events

There's lots happening these days in Surrey and its surrounding communities. Check here often to stay posted on lively cultural celebrations, useful government programs and more.

This section is also your source for the latest multiculturalism news from B.C. and beyond. We’ll be adding relevant news items each week.

Events

Latest News

Why newcomers are beginning to bypass Canada’s big cities

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By Doug Aaunders, Globe and Mail | Link to Article

RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants of 2015 announced

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By Canadian Immigrant | Link to Article

Restaurant operators struggling, one year after new foreign worker rules adopted

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By News 1130 | Link to Article

It’s been one year since the federal government introduced restrictions on the use of Temporary Foreign Workers in the country.

‘Utterly unfair and unfortunate': Immigrants, lawyers decry Bill C-24

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By Gilbert Ngabo, Metro News | Link to Article

It’s a tale of two contradictions, says David Cohen, a Toronto immigration lawyer.

Canadian museum of immigration reopens following $30 million in renovations

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By Natasha Pace, Global News | Link to Article

The first time Traian Dimitriou visited Pier 21 was on May 2nd, 1954.

Saskatchewan launches new express entry for skilled immigrants

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By Canadian HR Reporter | Link to Article

The Saskatchewan government has launched an improved online application system for the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP).

Former refugees build new facility for future ones

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By Vancouver Sun | Link to Article

Ottawa urges employers to use Express Entry immigration program

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By Yaldaz Sadakova, Benefits Canada | Link to Article 

Interview process now averages 22 days: Report

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By Canadian HR Reporter | Link to Article

On average, it now takes a job candidate 22 days to go through the interview process in Canada, compared to 12 days in 2010, according to Glassdoor Research.

Upcoming Events

Surrey Canada Day

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Date: July 1, 2015
Venue: Various locations 

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Financial Matters Course

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Date: July 3 - 31, 2015 
Venue: 13455 76th Ave Surrey

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Occupational Health & Safety Course for ESL Participants

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Date: 12 Fridays (July 3 – September 18, 2015)
Time: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Surrey Central Library Room #402, 10350 University Drive, Surrey

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Fleetwood Multicultural Fair & Market

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Date: July 12, 2015
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Newcomer Education Series: English Language Studies

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Date: June 29, 2015
Venue: KPU Surrey, 12666 72 Avenue 

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Newcomer Education Series: Career Choices and Life Success

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Date: June 29, 2015
Venue: KPU Surrey, 12666 72 Avenue 

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Introduction to Engineering

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Langara College, Continuing Studies, offers the Introduction to Engineering in BC Certificate Program to prepare internationally trained engineers, technicians, and engineering technologists with industry specific skills to gain employment in enginneering enviornment. 

Diversity & Inclusion in Canada: 25 years and still not that far along

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Date: September 29, 2015
Venue: TBD

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Education & Career Fairs

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