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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.

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Temporary foreign workers perform critical jobs

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By Gwyn Morgan, Globe and Mail | Link to Article

French immigrants find Canada the land of opportunity

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By Robin Levinson, Ottawa Citizen | Link to Article

Temporary foreign worker changes raise concerns among business leaders

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By Mario Toneguzzi, Calgary Herald | Link to Article

Anti-Immigrant Flyer Circulated At York University

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By Huffington Post Canada | Link to Article

An anti-immigration flyer similar to one that caused an uproar in Brampton, Ont. in April was recently distributed at York University.

Sea to Sky firms state case for foreign workers

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By Braden Dupuis, The Pique News Magazine | Link to Article

It’s time for Asian parents to change their view of trades jobs

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By Chuck Chiang, Vancouver Sun | Link to Article

Whistler and Squamish businesses state their case for foreign workers

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By Braden Dupuis, the Pique News Magazine | Link to Article

Chambers discuss TFWP with employment minister Kenney

Changes to foreign worker policy impacts local ski hills

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By Charlotte Helston, Vernon InfoNews | Link to Article

VERNON - Crackdowns on Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program have put local ski hills in a bind.

Brampton hit with another string of anti-immigration flyers

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By Angie Seth, the Globe BC | Link to Article

Brampton is an ever-growing city with a very diverse community. But that community is being threatened by anti-immigrant flyers.

Upcoming Events

How to Dig Out the Hidden Jobs

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Date: 2014/08/22
Time: 1000-1200
Venue: S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Surrey Delta Service Centre, 206-10090 152nd Street, Surrey

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Understanding Hepatitis B - Tagalog & English

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Date: 2014/08/22
Time: 10:00-12:00
Venue: S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Surrey Service Centre, 206-10090 152nd Street, Surre

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Share your story and win $1,000 cash

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Are you an immigrant with a story to share?
A story about some of the achievements that you may have had in your journey in Canada?
Here’s a chance to motivate other immigrants, celebrate your achievements and you could win $1000 cash!

To learn more, click here. 

Canadian Culture: Traditions And Holidays

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Date: 2014/08/27
Time: 10:00-13:00
Venue: Semiahmoo Library, 1814 152nd Street, Surrey, BC, Canada
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Guildford Harvest Festival & Neighbourhood Connecting

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Date: August 29, 2014 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Venue: 10706 - 148 Street, Surrey BC
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Library Champions Project – Volunteer Opportunities for New Immigrants

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NewToBC is hosting two information sessions in Surrey. Join us and learn how you can help others in your community!

Tuesday, September 9th 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Wednesday, September 10 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Surrey City Centre Library

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