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Winter 2019 – LINC teacher is ISSofBC’s first 30-year service awardee
Summer 2019 – BC premier welcomes newcomers during ISSofBC tour
Spring 2019 – ISSofBC now accepting bursary applications
Winter 2018 – Doors open at ISSofBC Welcome Centre – Surrey
Fall 2018 – ISSofBC bursary award honours long-term volunteer
Summer 2018 – ISSofBC is Top Settlement Agency in Canada
April 2018 – ISSofBC now accepting bursary applications
February 2018 – Recognition party celebrates dedication of over 500 ISSofBC volunteers
December 2017 – ISSofBC showcases Welcome Centre services on local and global stage
October 2017 – Skilled immigrants connect to growing cleantech companies in Metro Vancouver
August 2017 – Newcomers discover joy of cycling with help from bike host volunteers
June 2017 – Six 25-year service awardees among 84 honoured at all-staff meeting
April 2017 – ISSofBC hosts citizenship ceremony for new Canadians
February 2017 – ISSofBC welcomes new year in Chinatown parade
December 2016 – Refugees share experiences with ISSofBC – one year in
October 2016 – ISSofBC honoured by royal visit to Welcome Centre
August 2016 – Newcomer students graduate ISSofBC summer camp
Summer 2016 – Welcome Centre: From Vision to 2610 Victoria Drive
March-April 2016 – Over 200 refugees hit the slopes in welcome event
February-March 2016 – ISSofBC celebrates in Chinatown Spring Festival Parade
April 2015 – ISSofBC recognized for mentorship programming provincially and nationally
January 2015 – ISSofBC helps highest number of refugees in over a decade at Welcome House
December 2014– ISSofClifford Bell retires as ISSofBC’s director– Carla Morales moves into position 2015
November 2014– ISSofBC New West makes a move
October 2014 – Service awards highlight of all staff meeting
September 2014 – AGM highlights bursary awards and city councillor keynote
Summer 2014 – ISSofBC highlights Volunteers of the Month.
June 2014 – New Welcome House project breaks ground in Vancouver.
May 2014 – ISSofBC increases awareness of refugee newcomer populations in Metro Vancouver.
April 2014 – ISSofBC has been recognized once again as one of this year’s Best Workplaces in Canada.
March 2014 – Vancity’s HR offered a wealth of insider hiring tips to ISSofBC’s Skills Connect for Immigrants clients.
February 2014 – New West celebrates diversity in community with help of ISSofBC.
January 2014– Over 600 Government Assisted Refugees (GARs) made Vancouver home in 2013 thanks to ISSofBC
December 2013 – ISSofBC staff kicked off the holiday season during the annual Christmas celebration
November 2013 – Volunteers celebrated for dedication to community
October 2013– Childcare Centre students enjoyed autumn with a special field trip
September 2013– Bursary recipients share the limelight during the ISSofBC AGM
August 2013– The Skills Connect event features a panel of former Skills Connect clients sharing success stories
June/July 2013– ISSofBC receives Vancity’s one-million dollar contribution towards our new Welcome House Centre
May 2013– Employees show their support in celebration of staff dedication during the annual staff service awards
April 2013– ISSofBC is one of three Canadian non-profits to receive a best workplace award
March 2013– ELSA teachers bring updated CLB to BC classrooms
February 2013– Child Care continues to inspire after 27 years of service
January 2013– Numbers are in for visits to Untold Stories
December 2012– Flips and kicks hit the staff Christmas party
November 2012– Recognition Party celebrates volunteers’ service to community
October 2012– Untold Stories exhibit brings immigrant journeys to life