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Spring 2021 – Anti-racism definitions kickstart public engagement

Fall 2020 – The time for conversation on anti-racism is now

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