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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

Nominations are open for Best Immigrant Entrepreneur Award

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By Small Business Awards | Link to Article 

Silicon Valley's "Body Shop" Secret: Highly Educated Foreign Workers Treated Like Indentured Servants

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BY Stephen Stock, Julie Putnam, Scott Pham and Jeremy Carroll, NBC News | Link to Article

West Vancouver barber bringing joy of soccer to refugee kids

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By Larissa Cahute, the Province | Link to Article

Canada Job Grant applications accepted in BC.

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By Canadian Press – BC Local News | Link to Article

VANCOUVER - The federal employment minister has announced that B.C. businesses can now submit applications for a training program for future workers, with Ottawa footing most of the bill.

Douglas Todd: Project battles stigma of mental illness among Asian men

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By Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun | Link to Article

Many men in North America feel pressure to succeed and provide for their families.

Many men, as well as boys, fear being seen as weak.

Douglas Todd: Is Burnaby mosque a victim of its own openness?

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By Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun | Link to Article

Has the Burnaby mosque that Ottawa gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau attended been a casualty of its own openness?

Immigrant Experience in Canada Revealed in New Book

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By Broadwayworld.com | Link to Article

Mid-sized companies looking to hire: Survey

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By Canadian HR Reporter | Link to Article

Conditions are ripe for investments at mid-sized companies in Canada over the next six months, according to a global survey by American Express.

Thousands of temporary foreign workers lose chance to stay in Alberta

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By Sheila Pratt, Edmonton Journal | Link to Article

EDMONTON - Thousands of temporary foreign workers hoping to stay permanently under Alberta’s special nominee program lost their chance this fall.

Upcoming Events

CME BC / BCIT Job Fair & Networking Reception

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Date: October 30, 2014 | 4 pm to 8 pm 
Venue: Sheraton Guildford Hotel, 15269 - 104 Avenue, Surrey 

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Surrey WorkBC Non-profit Career Fair

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Date: October 30, 2014
Venue: Newton Art Gallery 

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Canadian National Manufacturing Month Job Fair &Closing Networking Reception

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Date: October 30, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm 
Venue: Sheraton Guildford Hotel, 15269 104 Avenue, Surrey

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7 Success Secrets for Canadian Immigrants

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Date: November 4, 2014
Venue: Vancouver Public Library Central Branch

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Elder Abuse Prevention - Tagalog & English

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Date: November 7, 2014
Venue: S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Surrey Service Centre, 206-10090 152nd Street, Surrey

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How To Do Online Job Applications

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Date: November 14, 2014
Venue: Surrey Public Library (Guildford Branch), 15105 – 105th Avenue, Surrey

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Free Webinar: How to How to Assess Credentials & Screen-In New Canadians

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Date: November 20, 2014

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Intro To Active Choices Prog.& Women's Guide To Reduce Stress- Tagalog & English

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Date: November 21, 2014
Venue: S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Surrey Service Centre, 206-10090 152nd Street, Surrey

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Nomination of Culture Days Awards 2014

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Nominations for the 2014 Culture Days Awards are

Newcomers Orientation And Get-together- Tagalog & English

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Date: December 12, 2014
Venue: S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Surrey Service Centre, 206-10090 152nd Street, Surrey

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