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PICS offers Self Employment Programs

PICS offers Self Employment programs where participants get support to translate their business ideas into successful operating businesses. 10 weeks of workshops are followed by support by an assigned Business Consultant during the launch period. Qualifying participants receive the training free of charge. (Funding provided by the Government of Canada through the Canada-British Columbia Job Fund.)

The program is open both to clients collecting Employment Insurance (EI) and those who are not eligible for EI. Qualifying criteria for the program for non-EI clients: 1. Immigrant or 2.Youth (15-29) or 3.Aboriginal or 4.Person with mental or physical barrier or disability. To learn more about the programs, contact Katarina Low at Katarina.Low@pics.bc.ca or call 604-596-7722 Ext 150.

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Poetry Event!

AAP SABH NU EH JAANKE KHUSHI HOVEGI KI MERE PUNJABI DE KAAV-SANGHRAH  “RUH TE DIL”

DA LOKARPAN , SAHIT SBAHA SURREY DE MASIK MANCH 6 NOVEMBER NU 12:30PM- 3:30

PM TE  HOVEGA. GUZARISH HAI, IS MEHFIL VICH SHIRKAT KARKE ISDI RAUNAK VADHAAO.

STHAAN:  PUNJAB BHAVAN CANADA ( PURANA STUDIO 7- M/S SUKHI BATH), 15453 FRASER HWAY, SURREY

HOR JANKAARI LAYI :

INDERJIT DHAMI 604-537-8951

KRISHAN BHANOT 604-314-7279

ROOPI KHAIRA 604-543-9731

HARDEV “ASHK” 778-891-3166

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PICS Offers Free WIMI 45 + Job Search Workshops for Mature Individuals

Are you 45 years or older, unemployed and live in Fraser Valley, Lower Mainland or South West of BC? PICS is offering an exciting free program called Workplace Integration for Mature Individuals (WIMI 45+).

This four week workshop/training will Increase your employment skills, get you valuable job search experience, will provide short term training and will also pair you with a mentor.

WIMI 45 + is offered in PICS Surrey and Vancouver location.

In Surrey call 604-596-7722 and ask for KC Chau or Manjinder Thandi for details.

In Vancouver call 604-324-7733 and ask for Danny Pendhall for details.

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Settlement Workers: Mandarin/English

Wednesdays, 1 – 5 pm – George Mackie Library, 8440 – 112 Street, Delta

Are you a newcomer to Canada who needs help adjusting to your new life?  Free and confidential services are offered to help newcomers – with all their needs – during the process of settling into their new community.  Settlement and Integration Services are free for immigrants, refugees and their families in BC.

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Mosaic Networking:

Are you new to the country looking to meet new friends or seeking

networking opportunities?  You are invited!  Refreshments will be served!

Mosaic Church meets on Saturday evening 6:30 pm in Surrey/Abbotsford.

Surrey: 12150-92 Avenue; Abbotsford: 2940 Clearbrook Road  For more info

call Dave at 604 897-4224 or email dmclauren@gmail.com

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Fleetwood/Guildford WorkBC Employment Services Centre

“Fleetwood/Guildford WorkBC Employment Services Centre supports both employers and employees. We assist employers find suitable employees through programs such as Wage Subsidy and we assist individuals to find employment through many services, including training. Best of all, all our services are FREE.  For more information, please call our office at 604-580-9740.”

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Borrow An eReader From Surrey Libraries

Always wanted to try one before you buy? Here’s your chance.

Check out a Kobo Touch for a 3 week loan from any Surrey Library.

Each Kobo Touch is loaded with Classics:

•           Anne of Green Gables

•           Tristan & Iseult

•           Anna Karenina

•           Count of Monte Cristo

•           Mysterious Affair at Styles

Check the library catalogue for availability or reserve one today! www.surreylibraries.ca

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