Working Group 1

Working Group 1: Access to Information and Services

Its Goal:

Immigrants and community stakeholders all have access to current and relevant information and resources to facilitate settlement and integration.

Actions during 2016/17:WG1-01

WG1-02

Resources: 

Working Group 1 Members

Co-Chairs:
Jeff McDonald, District of West Vancouver
Kim Shetler, North Shore Multicultural Society

Committee Members:
Alison Campbell, North Vancouver District Library
Andrea Winterbottom, Vancouver Coastal Health
Dave Platt, West Vancouver School District
Chantal Tshiminga, Office of MP Terry Beech
Fareshteh Ardebily, Immigrant Advisory Council
Jeff Wood, West Vancouver Police Department
Jenny Benedict, West Vancouver Memorial Library
Jill Lawlor, District of West Vancouver
Julia Staub-French, North Shore Family Services
Kevin Bracewell, North Vancouver RCMP
Lynn Brockington, West Vancouver Memorial Library
Randy Heath, District of West Vancouver Fire and Rescue

North Shore Demographics

17,760 immigrants

live in the City of North Vancouver
Source: 2011 Census

45.5% of immigrants

in the City of North Vancouver are from Iran, the Philippines, and the UK.
Source: 2011 NHS

39.6% of immigrants

in the City of North Vancouver speak non-official languages at home.
Source: 2011 NHS

61% of recent immigrants,

age 26-64, in the City of North Vancouver have bachelor's degrees or higher.
Source: 2011 NHS

24,970 immigrants live

in the District of North Vancouver
Source: 2011 Census

33% of immigrants

in the District of North Vancouver speak non-official languages at home
Source: 2011 NHS

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