CapilanoU to provide settlement services for newcomers to Sea-to-Sky region, Sunshine Coast

Capilano University has signed a five-year service contract to advance language support and settlement services to newcomers in the Sea-to-Sky corridor. Under this contract, CapilanoU’s Community Development and Outreach (CDO) department will offer the BC Newcomer Services program, providing one-to-one settlement services, group orientations and information sessions, and language training support to those living and working in the region. Through separate funding from the Government of Canada, CDO will also support permanent residents as they settle into the Sea-to-Sky and Sunshine Coast communities. “CapU is proud to be a BC Newcomer Services provider for the Squamish community and beyond,” said CapilanoU Faculty of Education, Health and Human Development Dean Brad Martin.