New Perspectives series - Event Two
Canada's next immigration crisis: How will we respond to the era of climate migration?
Climate change and climate-related disasters have displaced millions of people in recent years. What can be done to address the needs of these 'climate migrants' and prepare for climate migration in the near future? Watch our latest New Perspectives event below:Watch the event!
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February 2, 2023
Parliament votes in favour of accepting Uyghur refugees fleeing China – http://bit.ly/3wSTEbG Yesterday (February 1st) saw an important step towards...
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.Explore All Stories
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