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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

Rising diabetes, obesity rates putting ethnic groups' heart health at risk: study

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By Sheryl Ubelacker, Vancouver Sun | Link to Article

Regina class prepares immigrant women for winter

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By CBC News | Link to Article

While many enjoyed the hot weather this weekend, one group of women prepared for the winter.

Immigrant students in Banff get help adjusting to school

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By CBC News | Link to Article 

Some students in Banff and Canmore are getting a head start on their school year.

NDP's hidden immigration pledge a concern

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By Candice Malcoln, Toronto Sun  | Link to Article 

Refugees or migrants? Describing the crisis on Europe’s borders

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By Karl Ritter, Globe and Mail | Link to Article

Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe’s shores make their way around the world.

Opinion: New Citizenship Act weakens Canada

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By Efrat Arbel, Vancouver Sun | Link to Article 

Why Canada’s politicians fixate on the ethnic vote

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By Michael Adams and Andrew Griffith, Globe and Mail | Link to Article

Shopping for Surrey: three-way fights make this B.C. city central to campaigns

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By Stephanie Levitz, Globe and Mail | Link to Article

For 45 minutes on a recent rainy Friday afternoon in Surrey, B.C, the flow of shoppers in and out of the grocery store never stopped.

Whistler tourism soars, but crackdown on foreign labour hurts business

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By CBC News | Link to Article

It's been the best summer in years for tourism in Whistler, but the worst in terms of staffing as the resort town struggles with a crackdown on foreign workers.

Upcoming Events

Information Session in Surrey - Library Champions Project

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Date: September 14, 2015
Venue: 10350 University Drive, Surrey

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Annual Surrey WorkBC Hiring Fair

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Date: September 17
Venue: Kwantlen Polytechnic University, 12666 72 Ave. Surrey

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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. 

MEGA Job Fair

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Date: September 24, 2015
Venue: 12350 Pattullo Place, Surrey

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

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Date: September 29, 2015
Venue: PWC, 250 Howe Street, Mezzanine Room

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Education & Career Fairs

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