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

37.3% of West Vancouver

immigrants speak non-official languages at home
Source: 2011 NHS

45.5% of recent immigrants

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

33% of immigrants

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

14.8% of immigrants

in the District of North Vancouver are Muslims.
Source: 2011 NHS

15% of immigrants

in West Vancouver are Muslims.
Source: 2011 NHS

11.7% of immigrants

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

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