Events Calendar

Mar
25
Mon
2019
Welcome Centre English Conversation Group @ Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library
Mar 25 @ 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Welcome Centre English Conversation Group @ Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library

A conversation group for those interested in practicing their English language skills while learning about life in Whistler and Canada. To qualify for this group you must: be a permanent resident of Canada, accepted on the Provincial Nominee Program, a caregiver, or hold a valid work permit.

Please register first by contacting the Whistler Welcome Centre.

Settlement Services Drop-In @ Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library
Mar 25 @ 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Settlement Services Drop-In @ Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library

Learn about local ESL classes, the Canadian Income Tax System, health in BC, education and employment in Canada, Canadian Citizenship and much more

Welcome Centre General English @ Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library
Mar 25 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Welcome Centre General English @ Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library

This is a higher level general English group focusing on general English literacy including: speaking, listening, reading, writing, and communication skills. Ideal for those wanting to study or seeking higher skills for work.

Please register first by contacting the Whistler Welcome Centre.

Mar
26
Tue
2019
Multicultural kitchen @ Old Community Services Building/ Howe sound Womens Centre
Mar 26 @ 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Come an join us for another Multicultural Kitchen. Learn how to cook a main and dessert from another culture. Then sit and enjoy a meal, while meeting new people. Tickets available https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/multicultural-kitchen-26th-march-530pm-tickets-58034692327

Mar
27
Wed
2019
Welcome Centre English Conversation Group @ Tamwood International
Mar 27 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Welcome Centre English Conversation Group @ Tamwood International

A conversation group for those interested in practicing their English. To qualify for this group you must: be a permanent resident of Canada, accepted on the Provincial Nominee Program, a caregiver, or hold a valid work permit.

Please register first by contacting the Whistler Welcome Centre.

Mar
28
Thu
2019
CVITP Tax Clinics @ Whistler Public Library
Mar 28 @ 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Volunteers can help you prepare your income tax and benefit return if you have low income and a simple tax situation. Volunteers are not employees or volunteers of the Canada Revenue Agency. Remember to bring all your tax slips and forms with you.

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: call 604-932-0113 or email tograce@mywcss.org to register

Eligible Individuals

Individuals unable to prepare their income tax return on their own, low income individuals and social assistance recipients, newcomers to Canada, seniors, students, first nations AND SIMPLE TAX situation.

Ineligible Individuals

  • Deceased persons
  • Bankrupt Individuals
  • Self-Employed individuals
  • Taxpayers who have capital gains/losses, employment expenses or business or rental income and expense

Income Thresholds:

Taxpayer Status         Family Income

Single Person         Up to $35,000

Two People – couple (must attend together) or parent with one child                  Up to $45,000

Each additional dependent  Up to $2,500

Interest income less than $1,000

Call 604-932-0113 for more details and registration.

Citizenship Test Prep – 2 @ Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library
Mar 28 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The Welcome Centre is running 2 sessions to help you get prepared for the Canadian Citizenship test.

Session 1 (March 13th) we will focus on
• Vocabulary used in the Citizenship booklet
• Test questions and how to answer them
• Links for resources to help you study at home

Session 2 (March 28th) we will focus on
• Canadian government and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
We will be there to answer your questions. You will meet other people studying for the test and get a better understanding of what to expect.

Registration is required at:
Email: info@welcomewhistler.com
Call : 604.698.5960

Mar
29
Fri
2019
Multicultural Meet Up @ Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library
Mar 29 @ 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Multicultural Meet Up @ Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library

Come and say hi if you are new to Canada and Whistler! Everyone and every age is welcome!

Would you would like to connect with new people, people from other cultures?

Casual meet up, workshops, information about living in Canada.

Check This month at the Welcome Centre for full details of what’s on each month.

For more information contact our Multicultural Outreach Worker at info@welcomewhistler.com

Apr
1
Mon
2019
Welcome Centre English Conversation Group @ Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library
Apr 1 @ 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Welcome Centre English Conversation Group @ Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library

A conversation group for those interested in practicing their English language skills while learning about life in Whistler and Canada. To qualify for this group you must: be a permanent resident of Canada, accepted on the Provincial Nominee Program, a caregiver, or hold a valid work permit.

Please register first by contacting the Whistler Welcome Centre.

Settlement Services Drop-In @ Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library
Apr 1 @ 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Settlement Services Drop-In @ Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library

Learn about local ESL classes, the Canadian Income Tax System, health in BC, education and employment in Canada, Canadian Citizenship and much more

Welcome Centre General English @ Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library
Apr 1 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Welcome Centre General English @ Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library

This is a higher level general English group focusing on general English literacy including: speaking, listening, reading, writing, and communication skills. Ideal for those wanting to study or seeking higher skills for work.

Please register first by contacting the Whistler Welcome Centre.