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Introducing the Newcomer Entrepreneurs Series 2022

Holding Heritage Podcast

Does immigration have a positive impact on our communities?

The Welcoming Communities Coalition (WCC) would answer that question with a resounding “Yes!”

The WCC, with the podcast Holding Heritage, has interviewed four business owners in the Valley who immigrated to Canada. These four residents talked to the coalition about the challenges and surprises they experienced settling and finding employment, why they decided to own and operate a local business and the ways in which they were welcomed and supported as they made this community their new home.

Click here to continue reading this story – Comox Valley 

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The Campbell River version can be found here.

More from the Comox Valley series:

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Immigrant Welcome Centre

We provide free specialized services for immigrants, refugees and newcomers in Campbell River, the Comox Valley, and northern Vancouver Island.

Immigrant Welcome Centre

Free Professional Services for Immigrants & Newcomers in Courtenay, Comox, Campbell River and northern Vancouver Island.