Subject: ISSofBC eNews August 2016--Tri-Cities Summer Camp Kids Graduate

ISSofBC eNews Summer, 2016 
Congratulations to summer camp kids on graduation day
August 12 marked graduation day in the Tri-Cities for over 50 immigrant and refugee kids who completed a six-week ISSofBC summer camp.

The purpose of the camp, generously funded by United Way of the Lower Mainland, is to bring immigrant and refugee children into a classroom setting to help them transition into school life and connect with other children.

Over 80 jobseekers attend first Job Success Hiring Fair in Coquitlam

The event included a chance to meet recruiters during on-site interviews from Winners, Hard Rock Casino, Natural Foods and Fit Foods in addition to employer presentations.
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Students learn to ride transit during summer field trip in Vancouver

From trains, planes and buses--ISSofBC Tri-Cities LINC students learned about them all including how to use the new public transit Compass Card during a field trip to Vancouver late July.
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McDonald's connects to newcomers during ISSofBC Learn and Hire Event

Participants learned the ins and outs of McDonald's, filled out application forms and talked to managers about current job opportunities at ISSofBC Welcome Centre on July 28.
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ISSofBC celebrates cultural diversity during Canada Day festivities

It was a busy, beautiful Canada Day in Coquitlam and Maple Ridge as ISSofBC staff, volunteers and friends offered face painting, games, multicultural activities and much more to celebrate.
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Photo tour offers first-hand view of ISSofBC Welcome Centre

Take a photo tour for a first-hand experience of ISSofBC Welcome Centre - our integrated housing and support services for newcomers destined to BC.
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Refugee Readiness Hub helps in Syrian resettlement process in BC

ISSofBC in partnership with the Province of British Columbia have created the Refugee Readiness Hub to assist individuals and refugee-serving organizations in the resettlement process.

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