Canadian Medical Missions Society Annual Fundraising Event

Canadian Medical Missions Society Annual Fundraising Event

September 1, 2011.  The Canadian Medical Mission Society (CMMS) issues invitations to Canadians living in the Metro Vancouver to its annual Fall Celebration to raise funds needed to support its medical mission to the Philippines.  This fundraising event is the second one since its inception…

Trinidad and Tobago Society of BC

Trinidad and Tobago Society of BC

Every July of the year, BC is treated to a festival of drums, music, fun, dance, good food…. flamboyant costumes with plenty of exotic feathers, sequins, …  called the Carribean Days Festival. All thanks to the volunteers at the Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of…

Vancouver Latin Fever

Vancouver Latin Fever

According to the 2006 census there are approximately 2,000,000 population in the Greater Vancouver Regional District, with 1.36% of the population of Latin American origin. This translate to almost 30,000 Hispanic people or Latino. Vancouver Latin Fever is the online guide about Salsa dancing and…

The Blossoming of AFCA-BC

The Blossoming of AFCA-BC

There are many rules of three, and according to one, it takes three practice before one masters an art or a skill. In AFCA-BC’s case, its 3rd Annual Professional Development Seminar sees the blossoming of its organization as the executive council and professional development committee…

Latincouver brings salsa and  music to Vancouver

Latincouver brings salsa and music to Vancouver

According to Statistics Canada 2006, Latin Americans constitute one of the top 10 visible minority groups in Vancouver, numbering approximately 30,000 in total with latinos from different countries bound by one common language and the love for salsa music and dancing. In 2008, a group…

Fusion Latina – Canada’s First and Only Latin Choir

Fusion Latina – Canada’s First and Only Latin Choir

The Latin countries are best known for their rhythms, music and dances.  It is no wonder that music is the medium for social networking for a group of Venezuelans. For many years, a group of Venezuelan friends would get together every Christmas to sing traditional…

Association of Filipino Canadian Accountants of BC

Association of Filipino Canadian Accountants of BC

The Association of Filipino Canadian Accountants in British Columbia (AFCA-BC), was successfully established in Vancouver, B.C. in early 2008. AFCA-BC finally became a reality through the hard work and perseverance of its dedicated 7 founding members: Angelito Aurellado, Vance Noriega, Mel and Carmen Cruz, Cecilio…

Association of International Medical Doctors of BC

Association of International Medical Doctors of BC

In June 2003 a small group of international medical graduates (IMGs) got together in Vancouver to discuss uniting their voice in order to affect greater access to licensure. They were assisted by the British Columbia Internationally Trained Professionals Network (BCITP. Net), the collaboritive brainchild of…

BC Internationally Trained Professionals Network

BC Internationally Trained Professionals Network

The BC Internationally Trained Professionals Network (BCITP Net) is a partnership of internationally trained professionals from around the province, working cooperatively, to improve access to meaningful employment for all immigrant professionals in BC. Its primary focus is to empower internationally trained professionals (ITPs) to enter…