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Canada Announces Extension of Flight Ban from India as It Prepares for the Return of Direct Flights

SEPTEMBER 22, 2021     Source: Government of Canada     Type: Sector News

On September 21, 2021, the Government of Canada announced that it is preparing for the resumption of direct flights from India to Canada. The Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) restricting all direct and commercial flights ...

Mentorship builds lifelong connections

SEPTEMBER 13, 2021     Source: Yvonne Ohara     Type: Feature

BCCIE recently had the opportunity to sit down for a chat with Josie Jiang, Senior Manager, International Student Program, Comox Valley School District and Myrna Ordona, International Student Advisor, Coast ...

Columbia College: CREATE a place a refuge

AUGUST 12, 2021     Source: Yvonne Ohara     Type: Feature

In 2016, just as the first wave of Syrian refugees started to arrive in Canada, Columbia College began its journey to help students displaced by social upheaval and/or conflict to gain access to formal education ...

Inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – Sep 30, 2021

SEPTEMBER 24, 2021     Source: BCCIE     Type: Sector News

On September 30, Canada will observe its first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The day will honour the lost children and survivors of the residential school system in Canada, their families and their ...