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Settlement Agencies

Starting out in a new city may be hard and frightening. You may not know where to start or the type of services that are available. You can get information about your community, jobs, language training and much more from Settlement Agencies. Some of the main Settlement Agencies in the Lower Mainland are:

CHIMO Crisis Services

CHIMO serves offers crisis, transition and education... Read More

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Register Your Child for School/Child Tax Credit

Category: Outreach & Services.

Registering Your Children For School: Education is very important to most Canadians. The education system in Canada has three levels. Children usually go to elementary school from ages five to 12 and to secondary school (high school) from ages 13 to 17 or 18. After secondary school, students can go on to post secondary study at colleges, technical schools and universities. In BC all children between the ages of 5 and 16 must go to school. Public elementary and secondary (high)... Read More

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Film Screenings

Category: Outreach & Services.

The Archdiocese will provide the RED LIGHT GREEN LIGHT and Chosen, DVD’s for screenings of these important documentaries. Please encourage your parish to host a screening and invite fellow parishioners, family and friends to attend and learn more about our moral teachings and how as Catholics we are asked to respond. To book a screening aht@rcav.org [one_half padding="0 40px 0 0"]

Red Light Green Light

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  Every resident of British Columbia must register for the BC Health Insurance, known as the Medical Services Plan or MSP. Enrollment of MSP is mandatory for all... Read More

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As you wait for your Application to be processed

Category: Outreach & Services.

Knowing English or French helps open the door to jobs, services, news and information in Canada. This video will help you learn about the steps you can take to improve your language skills before and after you arrive in... Read More

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Emergency Appeal: Crisis in South Sudan

Category: Outreach & Services.

    The situation in South Sudan has been rapidly deteriorating since last December.  We are now seeing a real humanitarian crisis. Within the current, escalating conflict, we are seeing over one million displaced people and hundreds of thousands of refugees.  Recently we learned that over three million people are facing severe... Read More

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