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Meet Estela – English

Capital Regional District (CRD)

“Welcome to the beautiful Capital Regional District. Serving a vital link between newcomers and the business community, the Victoria Immigrant and Victoria Refugee Center Society (VIRCS) has connected over 15,000 immigrant workers to thousands of local employers over the last twenty years.”

– Viet, Director Employment Transitions & Coaching Program

“Welcome to Vancouver Island. We love the Island and think you made a great choice in coming here. the future looks bright for the skilled trades in this region and we at the Skilled Trades Employment Program (STEP) have helped hundreds of new arrivals find meaningful work here. If you’re interested in any of the 140 Registered Trades in British Columbia or have questions about trades employment, please don’t hesitate to call us. We have Trades Employment Specialists in a number of locations on the Island and encourage you to call our Victoria office to be put in touch with the one nearest you.”

– Lee, Regional Manager

Welcome! “The Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria (ICA) has been welcoming immigrants to the beautiful Capital Region and working with community partners to build a welcoming and inclusive community since 1971. Newcomers can attend English classes and access orientation and settlement information and support in a mutiltude of languages.”

– Jean, Executive Director
My Community: Victoria
Immigrated from: Philippines
Languages spoke: Tagalog, English
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