To build a healthy and just society that values Canada’s Cultural Diversity.
We are all equal members of a just society
We are stronger working together, respecting cultural diversity, and cherishing multiculturalism
Canada welcomes, respects, and needs immigrants to achieve its goals
Immigrants to Canada face systemic challenges and barriers
Immigrants to Canada need services to reach their potential
Serving immigrants and newcomers in the ways they need, at the time they need.
We do this by:
- Assisting in the needs and promoting the welfare of immigrants;
- Coordinating with agencies serving immigrants in northern BC on issues such as employment, immigration, multiculturalism and racism;
- Encouraging immigrants to integrate into our community, and promoting cultural pluralism in northern BC;
- Assisting various ethnocultural groups and organizations to develop and preserve their cultural identities;
- Enlisting the active participation of citizens in the service of immigrants.
- To assist in the needs and promote the welfare of immigrants.
- To coordinate with agencies serving immigrants in Prince George and neighboring areas on issues such as employment, immigration, multiculturalism and racism.
- To encourage immigrants to integrate into the community.
- To promote cultural pluralism in Prince George.
- To assist various ethno-cultural groups and organizations to develop and preserve their cultural identities and to further their ideas.
- To enlist the active participation of citizens in the service of immigrants.
- To encourage, promote, preserve and foster an awareness and respect for Canada’s cultural diversity.
The Society is interested in contributing to the development of any area furthering human understanding.
The Society is an important resource to the existing ethnic groups in Prince George.
The Society works to promote multiculturalism and to develop cross-cultural understanding in schools and in the community.
The Society is comprised of a local membership of individuals and ethnic groups. Representatives from ethnic organizations, similar clubs or organizations are welcome to join the Society. The Board of Directors is elected from the members at the Annual General Meeting. Membership in the Society is open to all Canadian citizens, permanent residents and others with legal status in Canada regardless of their race, colour, religion, gender, or country of origin.