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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Parenting Matters at MP – Resilience and Families

March 22, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Mindfulness can lead us to strengthen our RESILIENCY to face adversity and uncertainty. Let’s lean on ourselves and learn to live in the present moment and find our best friends.

Luz Stella Jara is a Certified Positive Psychology Coach from the Wholebeing Institute and Mindfulness Instructor.

For more information please call Carmen at 236-756-0020. sign up here

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Ongoing Community Events/Programs

Library Champion Project
NewToBC (Register here)

Pathways for Newcomers

Food Skills for Families
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
Starting February 22 – Thursdays 4:30 – 7:30pm

Understanding and supporting Neurodiversity in families
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
Starting February 1 – Thursdays 10:30am – 12:00pm

Self Employment for Newcomers
YWCA Metro Vancouver
January 15 to March 22, 2024, Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 2:00pm

YWCA Metro Vancouver
Every Monday 

Head Start LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada)
Mondays through Thursdays

Are you required to take an English test to work or study or gain citizenship in Canada?
University of Victoria

English Classes Virtually
YMCA Vancouver
Tuesdays 7:00-8:30PM @ Virtual
Thursdays 7:00-8:30PM @ Virtual

English Classes with a Twist
Impact North Shore
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
May 17, 2023 to March 31, 2024
6:00pm to 9:00pm

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