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We’re always looking for new ways to build a movement that supports young newcomers in B.C. Here’s what’s going on in our world.

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My Mother’s Home 2017

On May 18th, nearly 200 people filled Vancity Theatre for My Mother’s Home…

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Now that the election’s over, let’s talk about voting

This Op-Ed by Vancouver Foundation President Kevin McCort appeared in the Vancouver Sun…

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#lostvotesyvr

Eleven municipalities across Canada are working on extending voting rights to permanent residents. Let’s make Vancouver next.

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2016 Fresh Voices Forum

Over 200 young immigrants and refugees from across British Columbia attended the Fresh Voices Forum on December 4th & 5th, 2016, to speak with diverse stakeholders and each other on the issues and ideas that matter to them.

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Video: 2016 Fresh Voice Forum Highlights

Over 200 young immigrants and refugees from across British Columbia attended the…

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2016 Fresh Voices Forum Summary

On December 4th & 5th, 2016, over 200 young immigrants and refugees…

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The mental toll on young refugees

At a program run out of Cougar Creek Elementary School in Surrey, kids are…

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Immigration minister meets with youth group, plays soccer

Canada’s immigration minister laced up his sneakers and worked up a sweat…

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Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen talks with refugee youth in Vancouver

Despite the challenges faced by refugees and new immigrants, which include language…

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Minister Hussen and Fresh Voices Youth Advisory Team announce 2017 awards!

The Fresh Voices Awards recognize the inspiration and leadership of immigrant and…

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2016 Fresh Voices Awards Recipients – the full line up!

On December 5, 2016, over 200 young immigrants, refugees, and adult allies…

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Fresh Voices take over Roundhouse Radio for an awards special

In the run-up to the 2016 Fresh Voices Awards, our Youth Advisory…

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Fresh Voices on Global News: We should make sure all refugees are supported to succeed in B.C and Canada

On November 17, Jorge Salazar, Manager of Fresh Voices, spoke to Global…

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2016 Fresh Voices Awards – Nominate someone today!

Deadline Extended to November 18 The Fresh Voices Awards recognize the inspiration…

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2016 Fresh Voices Forum – register by Nov 25

The 2016 Fresh Voices Forum is a unique opportunity for young people…

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Did you know?

26.5% of British Columbians’ “mother tongue” is a non-official language, followed by Ontario (25.7%), Alberta (19.4%), and Quebec (12.3%). British Columbia has the highest percentage of language diversity of any Canadian province.

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