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

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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