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What’s Victoria Day all about?

May 15, 2019

This weekend is a long weekend in Canada because it’s Victoria Day on Monday May 20! But what… Read more

Understanding Ramadan – May 6 to June 4

May 6, 2019

Ramadan has begun for 1.8 billion Muslims around the world, including more than one million Muslims in Canada.… Read more

Rachna works in DIVERSEcity's finance department.

The Journey from Volunteer to DIVERSEcity Employee

April 10, 2019

Rachna was a senior manager in India’s banking industry for 18 years before moving to Canada in 2014.… Read more

Why Volunteering is a Good Thing — for your Life and Career

April 8, 2019

It’s National Volunteer Week this week, April 7–13, 2019, in Canada. It’s a time to recognize the important… Read more

Aina Arora’s Teaching Dreams

April 1, 2019

A client of DIVERSEcity’s Future Leaders Program, Aina Arora was the winner of the 2019 Youth Achievement Award… Read more

Message for up-and-coming women professionals on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2019

‘You got this,’ says DIVERSEcity’s CEO Neelam Sahota. It’s International Women’s Day on March 8, 2019, with a… Read more

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BACK DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND! Tune in to our next DIVERSEtalks panel discussion on immigrant careers and micro-credentials, moderated by DIVERSEcity’s Garrison Duke and featuring Naeem Nick Noorani, founder of Immigrant Networks, and a panel of distinguished leaders, including: - Michael Yue, Interim Director, Partnership Development Office, VCC - Vancouver Community College- Juan Azmitia, faculty member and part-time studies academic coordinator, BCIT: British Columbia Institute of Technology - And our very own Vandna Joshi, Senior Manager, People & Culture Join us virtually next Thursday, July 14 at 11 am to learn more about how we can better support newcomers in their career paths while making a positive impact on Canada’s economy and labour market. Register today! Visit dcrs.ca/diversetalks #DIVERSEtalks #careers #microcredentials #panel #SurreyBC ... See MoreSee Less
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Do you know about the rights and obligations you have as a tenant? Join this Spanish language workshop with guest speaker from TRAC Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre to learn about the rights you have under the law. Attend virtually via Zoom on Monday, August 15, from 6–8 pm. Open to refugee claimants, temporary foreign workers, open work permits, international students and naturalized citizens. To register, please call 604-306-6823, email glira@dcrs.ca or visit www.dcrs.ca/event-details/tenant-rights-and-obligations-workshop-spanish/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Do you need help writing a cover letter? Join this #spanish language workshop with our Employment Specialists to learn how to prepare a cover letter for the Canadian job market! Attend virtually via Zoom on Monday, July 18, from 6–8 pm. Open to refugee claimants, temporary foreign workers, open work permits, international students and naturalized citizens. To register, please call 604-306-6823, email glira@dcrs.ca or visit www.dcrs.ca/event-details/how-to-prepare-a-cover-letter-spanish-2/ ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

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Looking for summer day camps for your children? DIVERSEcity is once again offering camps that combine fun activities with support for mental health and self-esteem this July and August!For kids aged 6–12 and 13–18, check out the “I Am Strong” camp! For kids aged aged 7–12, the “Our Place” camp is for you!Eligible for permanent residents only.All camps are being held at DIVERSEcity Surrey Community Campus. Check flyer for dates.Learn more and register here: www.dcrs.ca/our-services/youth-programs/child-and-youth-camps/ ... See MoreSee Less
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4 days ago

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CanAssist at the University of Victoria is working with a Provincial Network of stakeholders to develop the British Columbia Employment Strategy for Youth with Disabilities in British Columbia! The Strategy is all about helping youth with disabilities access the support that they need to find and keep jobs. You can help inform the development of the Strategy by completing their online survey here: www.surveymonkey.ca/r/YQQS8XGEnter your contact info at the end of the survey for a chance to win a prize ☺️ ... See MoreSee Less
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