Working Group 3

Employment

Goal: North Shore immigrants have access to employment that matches their skills, education and experience.

Actions

2017/18

2016/17

  • Created an Info Sheet on Immigrants and the North Shore Labour Market
  • Shared an employer info sheet on racism and discrimination
  • Building relationships between chambers of commerce and professional immigrant networks
  • Planning networking events between employers and job seekers
  • Exploring creation of workshops for business immigrants

Members

Co-Chairs:

Committee Members:

  1. Bahar Mostofee-Afsher, North Vancouver Economic Partnership
  2. Carolyn Neilson, YWCA North Vancouver
  3. Lori Akiyama, North Shore Multicultural Society
  4. Patrick Stafford-Smith, North Vancouver Chamber of Commerce/North Vancouver Economic Partnership
  5. Paola VM, Latincouver
  6. Stephen Mikicich, District of West Vancouver
  7. Wendy McCulloch, North Shore Multicultural Society
North Shore Demographics

12.2% of immigrants

in the District of North Vancouver are recent immigrants (landed in Canada between 2011 and 2016).
Source: 2016 Census

13.5% of immigrants

in the City of North Vancouver speak Farsi most often at home.
Source: 2016 Census

73.2% of recent immigrants

in West Vancouver speak non-official languages most often at home.
Source: 2016 Census

15.5% of immigrants

in the City of North Vancouver are Muslims.
Source: 2016 Census

65.9% of immigrants

in the City of North Vancouver were between the ages of 15 and 44 years when they arrived in Canada.
Source: 2016 Census

15.8% of immigrants

in West Vancouver are recent immigrants (landed in Canada between 2011 and 2016).
Source: 2016 Census

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