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550 Poirier St, Coquitlam, BC, V3J 6A7| Phone: 604-939-9201| Contact Us
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
Learning for a Lifetime
Past Events
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Russian Workshop

Wills and Power of Attorney in BC


Vanier Centre
1600 King Albert Ave
Coquitlam,  BC V3J 1Y5

Thursday, May 25th, 2017
starts at 6:30pm

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Russian Workshop

Parks, Sights and Camping in Greater Vancouver and BC


Vanier Centre
1600 King Albert Ave
Coquitlam,  BC V3J 1Y5

Monday, May 8th, 2017
starts at 6:30pm

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Korean workshop
How to prepare & apply for universities

Thursday, November 24 2016
10:00am - 12:00pm

Coquitlam Public Library - Room 127
City Ctr Branch, 1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam V3B 0Y1

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Russian Workshop
How to apply for a Visitors Visa and Super Visa

Vanier Centre
 1600 King Albert Ave, Coquitlam V3J 1Y5
Monday, November 21, 2016
starts at 6:30pm
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Russian Workshop

How to start your own business in Canada

Vanier Centre
 1600 King Albert Ave, Coquitlam V3J 1Y5
Monday, September 26, 2016
6:00 - 8:00pm​​
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Newcomer School Orientation and Welcome to B.C.​

​​Banting Middle School
 820 Banting St, Coquitlam - library
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
10:00am​
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​​​​​​​Gleneagle Secondary School
1195 Lansdowne Dr, Coquitlam - Rm 226
Thursday, September 1, 2016
10:00am 
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Pinetree Secondary School
3000 Pinewood Ave, Coquitlam - library
Thursday, September 1, 2016
3:00 - 5:00pm

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Port Moody Seco​​​​​​​​​​​ndary School​​​​

300 Albert St, Port Moody - Rm 206  

​Thursday, September 1, 2016

1:00pm


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Financial literacy - children and money - Russian workshop

Location:  Vanier Centre, 110-1600 King Albert Ave, Coquitlam

Date:  Monday, April 4, 2016

Time:  6:30pm

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Post Secondary Education for new immigrants

Location:  #110 - 504 Cottonwood Ave, Coquitlam, V3J 2R5

Date:  Thursday, February 25, 2016

Time:  6:00pm

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Your rights and responsibilities as a taxpayer - Russian workshop

Location:  Vanier Centre, 1600 King Albert Ave, Coquitlam,  V3J 1Y5

Date:  Monday, February 15, 2016

Time:  6:30pm

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Happy Lunar New Year 

Celebration for students at Pinetree Secondary

Date:  Thursday, February 4, 2016

Location:  Main lobby at Pinetree Secondary School

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Canadian School System - Farsi Information Session

Location:  SUCCESS North Road Service Center, 435B North Road, Coquitlam

Date:  Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Time:  10:00 - 11:30am

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Russian speaking children's workshop -Art & Halloween

Location:  Vanier Centre

Date:  Wednesday, October 23, 2015

Time:  6:00pm

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Russian Workshop -Tenancy Agreement:  rights and responsibilities

Location:  Vanier Centre

Date:  Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Time:  6:00pm

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Insurance in Canada - Russian Workshop

Location:  Vanier Centre

Date:  Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Time:  6:00pm

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Newcomer School Orientation and Welcome to B.C.  

Location: Gleneagle Secondary School 

Date(s): Sept 3, 2015

Time: 11:30am

Location: Pinetree Secondary School 

Date(s): Sept 3, 2015 

Time: 1:00 - 3:00pm 

Location: Port Moody Secondary School 

Date(s): Sept 2, 2015 

Time: 2:00pm 

Location: Summit Middle School

Date(s): Sept 15, 2015

Time: 10:30am

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My Tween & Me. Chinese Parenting Group

Location: Pinetreeway Elementary, 1420 Pinetree way, Coq

Date(s): May 27, 2015/ June 3, 2015/ June 10, 2015/ June 17, 2015/ June 24, 2015

Time: 9:00am - 11:00am

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Immigration Process for your Family Members

Location: #204-504 Cottonwood Ave (At North Road)

Date: June 15, 2015

Time: 6:00pm

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Driving in BC: Rights & Responsibilities

Location: Room 110, Vanier Centre.

1600 King Albert Ave, Coquitlam

Date: June 8, 2015

Time: 6:00pm

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Citizenship Test Preparation in Mandarin

Location: City Centre Branch, 1169 Pinetree way, Coq.

Date(s): May 20, 2015/ May 27, 2015/ June 3, 2015

Time: 11:45am - 2:15pm

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How to Organize Family Leisure

Location: Room 110 Vanier Centre.

1600 King Albert Ave, Coquitlam

Date: May 25, 2015

Time: 6:00pm

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Newcomer Orientation and Welcome to B.C.

Location: Port Moody Secondary School

Date(s): May 19, 2015

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Centennial Secondary School

Date(s): May 20, 2015

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Banting Middle School

Date(s): May 21, 2015

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Free Monthly Orientation Workshops on the School System

Location: #204-504 Cottonwood Ave (at North Road)

Workshop #1: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Sept 26, 2014

General Orientation to the School System

Focus: Hygiene and a Healthy Diet

Workshop #2: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Oct 31, 2014

General Orientation to the School System

Focus: How to be Successful in School

Workshop #3: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Nov 28, 2014

General Orientation to the School System

Focus: Report Cards and Parent-Teacher Interviews

Workshop #4: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Dec 12, 2014

General Orientation to the School System

Focus: How to Support your Child; Recognizing and Coping with Stress

Workshop #5: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Jan 30, 2015

General Orientation to the School System

Focus: Problem Solving at Home and School

Workshop #6: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Feb 27, 2015

General Orientation to the School System

Focus: Graduation Requirements

Workshop #7: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Mar 27, 2015

General Orientation to the School System

Focus: Summer Programs, Activities & Community Resources

Support is available in multiple languages

 

Family Law in Canada (Russian)

Location: Vanier Centre - 1600 King Albert

Date: March 3, 2015

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Taxation in Canada (Mandarin)

Location: Vanier Centre - 1600 King Albert

Date: February 16, 2015

Time: 12:15 - 2:15 pm

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Taxation in Canada (Russian)

Location: Vanier Centre - 1600 King Albert Ave, Coquitlam

Date: February 16, 2015

Time: 6:30 pm

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Scholarships and Student Loans in Canada

Location: Vanier Centre - 1600 King Albert Ave, Coquitlam

Date: Monday, December 8, 2014

Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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Understanding the Canadian School System. Free Dari & Farsi Workshop

Location: Glen Elementary - 3064 Glen Drive, Coquitlam

Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Time: 1:15pm - 2:30pm

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How to Apply for Universities. Free Korean Workshop

Location: Vanier Centre - 1600 King Albert Ave, Coquitlam

Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Time: 12:30 - 2:30

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Financial Literacy Workshop

Location: Vanier Centre - 1600 King Albert Ave, Coquitlam

Date: November 17, 2014

Time: 6:00pm

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Free Mandarin Workshop

Canadian School System and Community Resources. Help your Children Adjust to the New Environment

Location: Portable, Summit Middle School

Date: November 5, 2014

Time: 9:15 am - 10:30 am

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College Preparation in Mandarin

Location: Gym, Vanier Centre

Date: November 3, 2014

Time: 3:30 - 5:00pm

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IB Program Information

Location: Coquitlam Public Library

Date: October 16, 2014

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Contact dlee@sd43.bc.ca for additional information.

 

Free Monthly Orientation Workshops on the School System

Location: Vanier Centre (1600 King Albert Ave, Coquitlam)

Workshop #1: 10:00 am to 11:30 pm on Nov 25, 2013

General Orientation to the School System

Focus: Reporting & Grading System (Parent Teacher Interviews)

Workshop #2: 10:00 am to 11:30 pm on Dec 09, 2013

General Orientation to the School System

Focus: Health & Wellness & Understanding the Festival Season in Canada

Workshop #3: 10:00 am to 11:30 pm on Jan 27, 2014

General Orientation to the School System

Focus: Graduation Requirements & Post- Secondary Options, Transitions

Workshop #4: 10:00 am to 11:30 pm on Feb 24, 2014

General Orientation to the School System

Focus: Student Services & Social Responsiblity

Workshop #5: 10:00 am to 11:30 pm on Mar 10, 2014

General Orientation to the School System

Focus: Youth Employment Skills

Workshop #6: 10:00 am to 11:30 pm on Apr 28, 2014

General Orientation to the School System

Focus: Summer Programs, Activities, & Community Resources

Workshop #7: 10:00 am to 11:30 pm on May 26, 2014

General Orientation to the School System

Focus: School Programs in SD 43

Workshop #8: 10:00 am to 11:30 pm on Jun 23, 2014

General Orientation to the School System

Focus: Planning for Successful Transitions- Summer & New Schools

Support is available in multiple languages

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Library Champion

Location: Coquitlam New City Center Library

Date: June 16, 2014

Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm

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Spanish Workshop

Location: Vanier Centre (1600 King Albert Ave, Coquitlam)

Date: June 2, 2014 AND June 9, 2014

Time: 6 pm

Enquiries and Registration: Lecia Funes

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Russian Workshop: Family Sponsorship

Location: Vanier Centre (1600 King Albert Ave, Coquitlam)

Date: June 9, 2014

Time: 6 pm

Enquiries and Registration: Nina  Bobrova

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Russian Workshop: Credit Facilities in Canada

Location: Vanier Centre (1600 King Albert Ave, Coquitlam)

Date: May 22, 2014

Time: 6 pm

Enquiries and Registration: Nina Bobrova

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Russian Workshop: Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Tax Payer

Location: Vanier Centre (1600 King Albert Ave, Coquitlam)

Date: March 12, 2014

Time: 6 pm

Enquiries and Registration: Nina Bobrova at 604.619.6583

Russian Workshop: Will and Power of Attorney in Canada

Location: Vanier Centre (1600 King Albert Ave, Coquitlam)

Date: Feb 26, 2014

Time: 6 pm

Enquiries and Registration: Nina Bobrova at 604.619.6583

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Farsi Workshop

Location: SUCCESS Office ( 2058 Henderson Place, 1163 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam)

Date: Thursday, Feb 6, 2014

Time: 10: 00 am to 12: 00 pm

Topic: School System in Canada

Enquiries and Registration

Contact Soheila Soudy via 604-619-6273 or ssoudysd43.bc.ca

Persian (Farsi)Workshop

Location: Bramblewood Elementary &

Panorama Elementary

Date: Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014

Time: 09: 00 am to 10: 30 am

06: 30 pm to 08: 00 pm

Topics:

  • Canadian School System

  • Schools Code of Conduct in BC

  • Conflict Resolution Process for Students and Families

  • Parenting Successful Students

Contact Bahareh hosseinpour via 604-785-7679 or bhossein@sd43.bc.ca

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Free Mandarin Workshop: Learning Opportunities in Continuing Education 43

Location: Vanier Centre (1600 King Albert Ave)

Date: Monday, Jan 20, 2014

Time: 10: 00 am to 11: 30 am

Topics:

  • ELSA and Foundations

  • High School Credit Courses for Adults

  • Diploma, Certificate, and Vocational and Continuing Studies Courses in CE 43

Enquiries and Registration

Contact Yufen Hsiao via 604-803-8128 or yhsiao@sd43.bc.ca

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Farsi Workshop

Location: Coquitlam Public Library (Town Centre)

Date: Thursday, Dec 12, 2013

Time: 12: 30 pm

Topic: School System in Canada

Enquiries and Registration

Contact Soheila Soudy via 604-619-6273 or ssoudysd43.bc.ca

IRIS (Inspiring Refugee and Immigrant Stories)

Date: May 05, 2014

Time: 3:20pm

Enquiries and Registration: Sally Hayfron at 604.349.4198

 

Date: Jan 17, 2014

Time: 3:20pm

Enquiries and Registration: Sally Hayfron at 604.349.4198

Date: Dec 13, 2013

Time: 3:20pm

 

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Enquiries and Registration: Sally Hayfron at 604.349.4198

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Location: Port Moody Secondary School (300 Albert St, Port Moody)

Date: Dec 09, 2013

Time: 3: 00 pm

Enquiries and Registration: Sally Hayfron at 604.349.4198

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Location: Centennial Secondary School (5 70 Poirier St, Coquitlam)

Location: Centennial Secondary School (570 Poirier St, Coquitlam)

Date: Nov 15, 2013

Time: 3: 20 pm

Location: Centennial Secondary School (5 70 Poirier St, Coquitlam)

Enquiries and Registration: Sally Hayfron

Free Korean Workshop: How to prepare and apply for Universities

Location: Vanier Centre (1600 King Albert Ave, Coquitlam)

Date: Nov 25, 2013

Time: 12 pm to 2 pm

Enquiries and Registration: Dayna Lee at 778.879.6299

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Russian Workshop: Credit Facilities in Canada

Location: Vanier Centre (1600 King Albert Ave, Coquitlam)

Date: Dec 9, 2013

Time: 6 pm

Enquiries and Registration: Nina Bobrova

Russian Workshop: Health Care Plans in Canada

Location: Vanier Centre (1600 King Albert Ave, Coquitlam)

Date: Nov 25, 2013

Time: 6 pm

Enquiries and Registration: Nina Bobrova at 604.619.6583

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Farsi Parenting Workshops (10 sessions)

Location: Gleneagle Secondary School

(1195 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam)

Date: Every Monday from Oct 21, 2013 to Jan 13, 2014

Time: 6: 00 pm to 8: 00 pm

Topics:

  • Raising your children and building the family of your dreams

  • Meeting your children's developmental changes and needs

  • Responding to misbehaviour in effective ways that helps children to learn

  • Responding to your children's mistakes with discipline rather than punishment

  • Managing your reaction and helping your children calm down

  • Guiding your children's behaviour and protecting them from danger

  • Helping your children learn to make decision and resolve their own conflicts

  • Responding to stressful parenting situations while avoiding power struggles

  • Communication skills

  • Teen-parent relationship

Child minding is provided.

Space is limited. Please, R.S.V.P.

Contact Soheila Soudy via 604-619-6273 or ssoudysd43.bc.ca

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Multilingual Canadian School System Workshops

Location: # 204-504 Cottonwood Ave, Coquitlam

Facilitators: Roya Aghakhani (Farsi), Lecia Funes (English), and Hadil Fonouni (Arabic)

Workshop #1: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm on Sept 13, 2013

Topics: SWIS program; Tips for a successful start to the school year

Workshop #2: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Oct. 11, 2013

Topics: People in your child’s school; Schools in BC; New country; New school system; How to support your child; Signs of stress in your child; Ways to support your child

Workshop #3: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Nov. 15, 2013

Topics: Learning in BC’s classrooms; Play as work; What school expect from parents; What school expect from parents and students

Workshop #4: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Dec. 13, 2013

Topics: School code of conduct; Unacceptable conduct; Issues in schools; Solving problems at school

Workshop #5: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Jan. 17, 2013

General Orientation to the school system

Focus: Hygiene/healthy diet

Workshop #6: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Feb. 14, 2013

General Orientation to the school system

Focus: How to be successful in school

Workshop #7: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Mar. 14, 2013

General Orientation to the school system

Focus: Problem Solving at school

Multilingual Canadian School System Workshops

Location: #204 - 504 Cottonwood Ave. Coquitlam
Facilitators: Roya (Farsi) , Amira (Arabic), and Lecia Funes (English)

Workshop #1
May 27th from 10:30 am to 11:30 pm
Topics:

  • New Country, New School System
  • Starting school
  • Healthy Food and Snack
  • Discipline at Home and School

Workshop#2
June 17, from 10:30 am to 11:30 pm
Topics:

  • Ways you can Support your Child’s Learning at Home
  • Elementary Homework
  • Student Agendas
  • Parent/Teacher Interview

     

 

Newcomer Orientation and Welcome to BC

Come to learn about your school, its schedules, expectations, student activities, EAL programs, report cards, and support systems for parents and students. You will also meet the Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) who will be available all year long to help you as you settle into your new culture and school.

For middle school:

  • Banting Middle School: August 27th, 10 am - noon
  • Como Lake Middle School: August 27th, 1 - 3 pm

For secondary school:

  • Port Moody Secondary School: August 28th, 10 am - 1 pm
  • Centennial Secondary School: August 29th, 11 am - 2 pm 

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Mandarin Parenting Workshops

Pinetree Way Elementary School, May 28, June 4 from 9:30 to 11:30 your new culture and school.

For middle school

Pinetree Way Elementary School, May 28, June 4(Tue.), 9:30 to 11:30 am

Enquiries and Registration: Stella Chen at 604.803.8128 or  
schen@sd43.bc.ca

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Korean Parenting Workshops

Vanier Centre, May 27, June 3(Mon.), 12:00 to 2:00 pm

Enquiries and Registration: Dayna Lee at 778.879.6299 or  
dlee
@sd43.bc.ca

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Russian Workshop: Banking System in Canada

Vanier Centre (1600 King Albert Ave. Coquitlam), May 27, 6:30 pm

Enquiries and Registration: Nina Bobrova at 604.619.6583

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School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)

550 Poirier St, Coquitlam BC
V3J 6A7
604-939-9201 604-939-7828