Tag Archives: Canada

We Are Winter: Integrating Immigrants into Canada

Winter. It knows us better than we know ourselves. It shapes and forges us into who we are and who we know we can become … Winter gives us everything. It expects us to give it all back. We are Canada. We are winter. – excerpts from We Are Winter video by the Canadian Olympic […]

Canada, do we need to talk?

Chris Friesen speaks softly over the phone from Vancouver, but the pride in his voice is unmistakable. The director of settlement for Immigrant Services Society of British Columbia, Friesen is finalizing the paperwork for a permit to build a $24 million, 58,000 sq ft Welcome Centre for refugees and other immigrants on a piece of […]