Event Recap: Alternate Health Careers in Canada

On September 24th, 2014, IWIS organized an event in partnership with Back in Motion, and Simon Fraser University at the Surrey campus of SFU. While the seats were all sold out a day before, still many… Read More

Event Recap: Attain Career Success

On July 10 2014, IWIS held another event focusing on sharing tips to achieve career success in BC as well as providing information to newcomers and graduate students. About 25 people with diverse back… Read More

IWIS Event: Using Foreign Credentials to Attain Career Success

Using Foreign Credentials to Attain Career Success   Date: July 10, 2014; 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM (networking starts: 1:00 PM, presentation starts: 1:30 PM) Location:Room: SUR 3280, Simon Fraser University… Read More

Event Recap – IWIS Event: Deciphering Canadian Culture

How can each of us celebrate our heritage in Canada’s multicultural environment? This is the question that our speaker, Lorraine Graves, answered in the 5th IWIS event of the year on June 3rd. T… Read More

IWIS Event: Deciphering Canadian Culture: What’s Appropriate? What’s Expected?

New to Canada? Want to know “what, when and how” to demonstrate professionalism at work? Date: Tuesday June 3, 2014 Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm Location: The Wicklow Pub, 610 Stamps Landing… Read More

IWIS Event recap for: “Breast and Ovarian Cancer-Not Only a Disease for Older Women”

On May 8 2014, we were fortunate enough to have Katarina Rothe as our moderator for this Café Scientifique. Katharina is a PhD candidate at the Terry Fox Laboratory at the BC Cancer Research Centre an… Read More

Event Recap: “Cancer Prevention: It’s Not Just Your Genes”

On April 3 2014, IWIS hosted the third Cafe Scientifique to discuss the risks factors and preventive strategies of cancer. Our first speaker was Dr. Carolyn Gotay, who is a Professor at UBC and Canadi… Read More

IWIS Event – CAFE SCIENTIFIQUE: Breast and Ovarian Cancer – Not Only a Disease for Older Women

When: May 8th, 2014,  6:00 – 8:00 pm Where: The Wicklow Pub 610 Stamps Landing Vancouver, BC RSVP:    http://www.eventsbot.com/events/eb315369808   Speakers:  … Read More

IWIS Event – Cafe Scientifique: Cancer Prevention: It is Not Just Your Genes!

When: April 3 2014, 6:00 – 8:00pm Where: The Wicklow Pub 610 Stamps Landing Vancouver, BC RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/n8etl2r  … Read More