Regardless of where you are from, or your background and circumstances, you share the same hope as other newcomers: to build a successful and meaningful future in Canada. Hear from those who came before you and be inspired!
Hassan Edlbi arrived in Canada from Syria in February 2017. Without family and friends and with limited English, he felt alone and isolated in his new environs. When he connected with ISSofBC’s settlement services, little did he know that in less than a year, he would feel completely different.Read More
English was not the only barrier that Shadi faced when she began her job search. But this mining engineer made full use of the career advice she received at ISSofBC and the services available to her. A year after arriving here, she was working in a comparable capacity at a BC Cleantech company.Read More
After determining that Leon needed extra support, ISSofBC's preschool staff lost little time making the necessary arrangements. Leon's parents couldn't be more pleased.Read More