I’m very pleased to announce that Jennifer Fowler will join CVIMS as Executive Director on October 10th. Jennifer comes to CVIMS from the City of Edmonton, where she has been Director of Community Relations and, since February 2014, Director of Multicultural Relations. As part of this role, she has been the City’s lead in […]
We are currently accepting nominations and expressions of interest for the Board of Directors. A Board Member must be willing to place the good of our clients above and our organization above his or her own self-interest; act as a steward or trustee for the values and resources that belong to our community; perform his […]
Each year, the BC Career Development Association recognizes, acknowledges and honours the extraordinary accomplishments of those working in BC’s Career Development sector by nominating them for CDC awards. On March 27, and in celebration of their 20th anniversary, the BC Career Development Association held their annual conference in Vancouver, with over 500 career practitioners, settlement […]
The Harbourfront Branch of Vancouver Island Regional Library will be hosting a drop-in event for families and caregivers of young children on January 21st from 10am to 12noon. The free event is a launch of an exciting new initiative by the Greater Nanaimo Early Years Partnership (GNEYP) to promote culturally-specific literacy kits for children 0-6 […]
Each year, the Association of Service Providers for Employability and Career Training (ASPECT BC) celebrates the contribution of one organization that has made a significant contribution to community based trainers profile and progress in British Columbia. To recognize the good work of organizations, the Aspect Organization of the Year award is presented to a member […]
“On April 14, 2016, behalf of the whole Nanaimo Chinese community, Cindy Qin, the President of Nanaimo Chinese Cultural Society (NCCS) with the company of other board members delivered a $1000 cheque to Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society (CVIMS) for contribution and support of Syrian Refugee Fund (SRF) program. Behalf of CVIMS and SRF, Ms. […]
The Board of Directors of CVIMS makes an important announcement regarding support for Syrian refugees. Read the Press Release Click Here The learn more about how you can help, come to the Refugee Sponsorship Information Session. Date: Monday, September 21 (International Day of Peace) Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm Where: Beban Park Social Centre, 2300 […]
A reminder that the Immigrant Welcome Centre will be closed tomorrow for Canada Day. Wear some red & white and come join us for some fun down at Maffeo Sutton Park!
On June 9th 2015, be part of something special. The Citizenship & Immigration Canada CITIZENSHIP CEREMONIES will be held at the Port Theatre. 300 hundred people – 3 ceremonies!! Join in the celebration with our newest Canadians – everyone is welcome! see poster for the times of the ceremonies.
Nanaimo Daily News – Aaron Hinks reporting Click to read the article