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Presenting Sponsor

Royal Bank of Canada is a global financial institution with a purpose-driven, principles-led approach to delivering leading performance. Our success comes from the 84,000+ employees who bring our vision, values and strategy to life so we can help our clients thrive and communities prosper. As Canada’s biggest bank, RBC is a proud employer and financial institution of choice for newcomers, committed to providing support from arrival to settling in.

We are proud to support a broad range of community initiatives through donations, community investments and employee volunteer activities.

Arc’teryx is a Canadian global design company based in the Coast Mountain Range in British Columbia (BC) – on the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱ wú7mesh, səl̓ ilwətaʔɬ and Lil̓ wat7úl Territory – that specializes in technical high-performance apparel and equipment

Located in the heart of the city, Vancouver Community College (VCC) offers academic, cultural, and social environments that inspire relevant real-world training. Our on campus facilities – including gourmet restaurants, an auto shop, and salon and spa – allow students to hone their skills and training while providing high-quality lower-cost services to the Downtown and East Vancouver communities. With over 15,000 students, including a growing number of Aboriginal and International learners, 1,100 employees and an annual budget of $105 million, VCC is a key player in the post-secondary landscape in B.C.

With a primary focus on changing lives through education, service, and care, Primacorp Ventures is Canada’s largest independent provider of private post-secondary education. With annual enrollments of 15,000 or more, students are given the opportunity to train and become productive members of our global community through the market-driven, career-training programs in the fields of business, art and design, healthcare, teaching education, technology, legal studies, and skilled trades.

Primacorp Ventures also operates a number of independent subsidiaries in seniors’ housing, commercial real state, and self-storage facilities in both Canada and the United States.

Shaw Multicultural Channel (or simply Shaw Multicultural) is a Canadian ethnic cable television community channel, offering programming in 20 different languages. It is owned and operated by Shaw Communications, and is available on cable systems in Vancouver and Calgary regional markets. The channel operates on cable channel 4 in the Greater Vancouver region, on cable channel 10 in the Calgary Region and on Shaw BlueCurve TV channel 901 in those regions.

WorkBC Employment Services offers a wide range of free services which supports job seekers in getting – and keeping – a job as quickly as possible. We help those who are having difficulty finding work or ongoing employment. We provide support in job search, career development, and specalized services. WorkBC serves a variety of clients including Citizens, Permanent Residents, Refugee Claimants and various inclusion groups including Youth, Indigenous Populations, Persons with Disability, and Immigrants.