AMSSA and its member agencies and stakeholders organize public community events, workshops for newcomers to Canada as well as professional development training, workshops, seminars and conferences for (re)settlement, language training diversity and inclusion sector employees.

Community events and workshops which are continuous are listed below the calendar. Click here to view Ongoing Community Events

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Building Bridges Workshops: Community Day on May 31, 2024

May 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Community Day includes a 3-hour morning training session facilitated by Statistics Canada, covering key information such as hate crime data trends, reporting options, hate crime on the internet, and response protocols. In the optional afternoon session, the CRRF will be hosting a community-led -panel on supporting victims of hate, followed by a series of discussion groups with people across different sectors to build constructive dialogue on key themes such as reporting, data collection, and raising awareness. 

Please submit your application by May 15, 9AM PST at this link: . We will take applications until the deadline or when our total event capacity has been met. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.


May 31
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF)

Ongoing Community Events/Programs

Library Champion Project
NewToBC (Register here)

Pathways for Newcomers

Community Expressive Craft Space
Gordon Neighbourhood House
Starting May 7th, 2024

Spanish – Community Expressive Craft Space
Gordon Neighbourhood House
Starting May 9th, 2024

Virtual REACH – Virtual Remote Employment and Career Help
Douglas College
Starting April 21st, 2023

Job and Career Fair
Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre  Society
June 19th, 2024 , 10:30 am – 2:30 pm