Join us at the Annual General Meeting of the Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society on June 20, 2013 at 6:00 pm! Our special guests at the AGM will be Dr. Lionel Laroche and his wife and business partner, Caroline Yang. Dr. Laroche is an internationally renowned specialist and author on Cultural Diversity in the Canadian workplace. […]
Cindy is at RBC at Woodgrove Mall today, June 7th, answering questions about the Immigrant Welcome Centre. Come on down and say hello!! She will be there until 3:00 pm.
Journey to Inclusion Art Exhibition at the Port Theatre is covered in the Ha-Shilth-Sa Newspaper, April 4, 2013 Mamadou Ndiaye is from Senegal, West Africa and Sam Haiyupis from Ahousaht were matched up to create art that spoke to their mutual thoughts on the issue of racism. Read the whole story HERE.
Art Exhibition at the Port Theatre in Nanaimo is covered in this great story on go! Island with Kait Burgan. Watch the opening of the exhibit Journey to Inclusion story HERE on Youtube.
Journey to Inclusion – Art Exhibition Harbour City Star, Friday March 15, 2013 – Krista Bryce Art project aims to show why ending discrimination is so important. Wonderful article in today’s Harbour City Star, Krista! We are very excited about the exhibit and invite everyone to come down and view it at the Port Theatre. […]
Today – February 27th – is Pink Shirt Day and at the Immigrant Welcome Centre we are wearing pink and joining millions of people around the world to MAKE SOME NOISE AGAINST BULLYING! To learn more about Pink Shirt Day visit the website!
Harmonies of Faith – Tonight at the Port Theatre! Harmonies in Faith showcases the rich tapestry of beliefs in the Nanaimo community. The event brings together 12 different faith groups for an evening of chants, songs, dance and spoken word. Here’s an article from today’s Nanaimo News Bulletin
Today we were honoured to welcome British Columbia’s Minister of Advanced Education, Innovation, and Technology and Minister Responsible for Multiculturalism, Hon. John Yap to the Immigrant Welcome Centre. Clients, students, board members and staff were present to greet the Minister. The Minister shared with the group that multiculturalism is important and that it contributes to […]
Story in Nanaimo Daily News for December 11, 2012 talks about changes to Canada’s immigration policies to allow skilled workers into the country. Robert Barron interviews Hilde Schlosar, Executive Director at CVIMS. Full story available here – Dec 11 , 2012 – Daily News – Centre executive praises new policies
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE sees people in all parts of the world, come together to create practical acts of peace on a shared date – September 21st. Last year in Nanaimo, more than 70 people braved the heavy rain to be seen and show their support for peace by participating in a Peace Day Parade […]