Vancouver PCG and POLO- Vancouver Conduct Second Temporary Foreign Workers’ Convention in Kelowna

6 April 2019 – Consul General Maria Andrelita S. Austria (2R) presents a plaque of appreciation to Ms. Kathy Crocker, Settlement Worker at the Kelowna Community Resources (KCR) and one of the resource persons at the Temporary Foreign Workers Convention held at the KCR.

(Clockwise from top left photo) Ms. Jinky French discusses the topic, “Roads to Financial Freedom”; Ms. Shanisse Kleuskens of Employment and Social Development Canada provides a briefing on the Migrant Workers Support Network; Ms. Nicole Carullo talks on permanent residency applications for TFWs; and Mr. Alan Yu shares his personal experiences and insights on the struggles and triumphs of a migrant worker. 

Participants at the TFW Conference held in Kelowna pose with Consul General Maria Andrelita S. Austria (backrow, 9L), Consul Arlene T. Magno (2L), Labor Attaché Margarita Victorino-Marquez (7L), Welfare Officer Lilia F. De Guzman (8L), and the resource persons at the end of the TFW Convention held at the Kelowna Community Resources. This is the second TFW Convention organized by the Consulate and POLO-Vancouver, following the successful maiden gathering in Vancouver last January. Another convention will be held in the third quarter of the year.

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