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Get connected using your phone (Adults 55+)

December 17, 2020 - January 22, 2021

Newcomer adult participants aged 55+ will: Learn the basics of technology. Develop skills in using smartphone, laptop or computer. Build confidence in accessing information and services online. Understand the importance of online safety. Be able stay in touch with friends and family via online platforms. For registration please click the link: https://tinyurl.com/digitalliteracypilot Scan the code […]

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9:00 am

Clear Communication: Online Workshop for Migrant Workers in BC

January 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until January 26, 2021

Join our no cost program and learn: Canadian Workplace Culture: Become culturally aware in the workplace. Clear Communication: Learn tips on improving communication skills for better relationships and to avoid misunderstandings. Assertive Communication in the Workplace: Build assertiveness skills essential for working in Canada. Stress Management: Examine stresses in life and learn strategies to cope. Handling Conflict: Understand and learn […]

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9:30 am

Virtual Field Trip to the Public Library

January 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Free

Open to immigrants and refugees of all ages. Join us and learn about: • How you and your family can access the public library resources during COVID-19. • Updates about services and resources in person and online. • Activities and events happening at the library and how your family can get involved. • Library Champion […]

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10:00 am

Virtual-Youth 1-1 Support Drop-In Sessions

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until June 30, 2021

Looking for some additional support?  Youth between the ages of 14-24 are welcome to call/text/Facebook youth workers Monday to Friday between the hours of 10:00am-4:30pm. Youth worker will be providing 1 on 1 support for newcomer youth who have questions, concerns regarding various topics such as: school, work, Covid-19 related subjects and more. To register […]

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Adapting, Pivoting and Business Survival

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Free

This webinar will discuss topics like: Understand ways to move a business online How to cater to online customers Describe customer service strategies to maintain and enhance online service. Q/A For registration please contact: 604-209-5149 farooq.alsajee@issbc.org

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10:30 am

Annual Income Tax Return 2020 – Coquitlam

Come join us for this free online workshop for Annual Income Tax Return - Year 2020 in Korean. 한국어로 진행되는 2020 개인 소득세 신고 무료 온라인 강좌를 신청하세요!  강사 : 남궁 재 한국/캐나다 공인회계사 (J. Namgung, CPA, CGA) 내용 : 세금신고의 대상 및 목적 (Subject and purpose of Tax return) 개인 소득세 계산 방법 (How […]

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1:00 pm

INDUSTRY TALK: Career Opportunities With ICBC

January 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

As ICBC (The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia ) rolls out the new insurance policy, there are new career opportunities for newcomers. The guest speakers from ICBC will talk about : •ICBC and the diverse and inclusive workplace •Most demanded positions •New job opportunities for people with medical rehabilitation, or nursing background •The qualification and […]

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2:00 pm

English Conversation Circles – Beginner

January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 26, 2021

Free

Join our free conversation classes to practice English and have some fun! To register: contact Fatoumata Niane 604-395-8000 (ext. 1633) or email at fatoumata.niane@issbc.org ZOOM link will be sent to registered participants

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4:30 pm

Online Conversation Circle – Surrey (Fall/Winter 2020)

January 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 28, 2021

Are you a newcomer who would like to connect with others, and practice English communication skills? We are here to support you. ISSofBC Welcome Centre—Surrey is committed to supporting newcomers in staying connected with their community and friends by providing virtual activities and online conversation sessions. Join us and take part in online discussions & […]

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5:00 pm

Creative Writing Jam

Free

Let your imagination flow into words by joining our Creative Writing Jam with author and teacher Fiona Tinwei Lam. Sign up to participate in this fun group writing session where participants create a collective story and/or poem over the hour. All ideas and wild metaphors are absolutely welcome! About the Facilitator  Fiona is the author […]

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6:00 pm

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants – Trained Technology Professionals Online Information Session

January 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 30, 2021

Are you a newcomer (PR within the last 5 years) with Technology work experience trying to return to your field in British Columbia (BC)? If you have 1-3 years pre-arrival work experience in 1 of the 4 occupations below and want to return to work in your field in BC, you may be eligible for […]

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Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants – Vancouver Information Session

January 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 30, 2021

Are you a newcomer (PR within the last 5 years) who lives in Vancouver City trying to return to your pre-arrival occupation in British Columbia? Join us to learn more about how Career Paths can help you return to work in your field of expertise in Vancouver (must have 1-3 years pre-arrival experience in your […]

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Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants – Cariboo North Information Session

January 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 30, 2021

Are you a newcomer (PR within the last 5 years) who lives in the Cariboo North Region trying to return to your pre-arrival occupation in British Columbia? Join us to learn more about how Career Paths can help you return to work in your field of expertise (must have 1-3 years pre-arrival experience in your […]

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Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants – Thompson Okanagan & Kootenay Regions Online Information Session

January 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 30, 2021

Are you a newcomer (PR within the last 5 years) who lives in the Thompson Okanagan or Kootenay Region trying to return to your pre-arrival occupation in British Columbia? Join us to learn more about how Career Paths can help you return to work in your field of expertise (must have 1-3 years pre-arrival experience […]

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