Working Group 4

Working Group 4: Representation

Its Goal:

Immigrants play a representative role in guiding the development of the communities of the North Shore.

Actions during 2016/17:

WG4-01
WG4-02

Working Group 4 Members:

Co-Chairs:
Arleta Beckett, District of West Vancouver
Murray Mollard, North Shore Community Resources

Committee Members: 
Adele Wilson, Parkgate Community Services Centre
Barbra Moon Jeong, Immigrant Advisory Council
Christina Rucci, District of North Vancouver
Elizabeth Jones, North Shore Multicultural Society
Gordon Holley, West Vancouver Community Foundation
Heather Evans, City of North Vancouver
Rob Needham, West Vancouver Community Centres Society

 

North Shore Demographics

14,835 immigrants

and 1,750 recent immigrants work in the District of North Vancouver
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

35.4% of recent immigrants

age 15 years and over, in the District of North Vancouver are in the low income bracket.
Source: 2011 NHS

13.5% of immigrants

in the City of North Vancouver speak Farsi most often at home.
Source: 2011 NHS

40% of labour force

age 15 years and over, in West Vancouver are made up of immigrants.
Source: 2011 NHS

31.9% of labour force

age 15 years and over, in the District of North Vancouver are made up of immigrants.
Source: 2011 NHS

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