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Aboriginal Peoples of Canada
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Sep 15, 2017
This guide is intended to help you find information on First Nations, Métis and Inuit people and issues in BC and Canada.
Tags: aboriginal, art, assimiliation, british_columbia, culture, first_nation, first_nations, genocide, highway_of_tears, history, indigenous, inuit, land_claims, metis, missing_women, mmiw, mmiwg, métis, reconciliation, residential schools, treaties
Apprenticeship
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Jun 13, 2017
Tags: apprenticeship, red_seal
Asian Canadian History
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Aug 8, 2017
This guide will help you find resources about Chinese-Canadian, Japanese-Canadian and Indo-Canadian history.
中文圖書和近期活動培訓Chinese New Books and Events Highlights
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Sep 21, 2017
最新中文圖書和影碟以及近期活動課程培訓信息; 並以圖解的方式, 教您輕鬆管理圖書館賬戶;快速查詢中文資料;網上續借、預約圖書音像資料;幫您解答常見問題
Tags: chinese events, chinese programs 華裔移民, new chinese books, new chinese materials 新書 新书 新影碟
BC Artists Files A-Z
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Sep 13, 2017
VPL Central Branch maintains files with clippings and ephemeral material on BC artists. They can be found on Level 7 in Special Collections. Available by in-person request.
Tags: art, british_columbia, canada
Book Collecting
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated May 31, 2017
A guide with resources on different aspects of book collecting.
Tags: bookbinding, books_conservation, books_prices
British Columbia History
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Feb 3, 2017
The Vancouver Public Library has extensive primary and secondary resources on the history of British Columbia and Vancouver. This guide is designed to help you begin your research on this topic and use library resources effectively.
Tags: british_columbia, history
Canadian History
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated May 23, 2017
Introduces Library resources on Canadian history and provides more detail on special topics including the Great Depression, the Canadian Pacific Railroad, Louis Riel and the Fur Trade.
Tags: 1867, 1870s, 1914, 1914-1918, 1918, 1930s, batoche, british_columbia, canada, canadian_pacific_railroad, cpr, depression, first_nations, fur_trade, hudsons_bay_company, louis_riel, metis, ontario, poundmaker, quebec, red_river, world_war
Chinese-Canadian Genealogy
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Jun 12, 2017
Resources for Canadians of Chinese origin who wish to learn more about their personal connection to Chinese-Canadian history.
Tags: chinese, genealogy, history
Community and Local Information (Vancouver)
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Jun 16, 2017
The purpose of this guide is to connect individuals to information and resources including: community profiles and statistics, housing, health, recreation, legal resources, and more.
Company Information
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Sep 7, 2017
This guide will help you find materials at the Vancouver Public Library and on the Internet for locating company information.
Tags: business_directories, company_overview, trade_directories
Computer Survival Guide
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Sep 5, 2017
A guide with online resources to help you practice your skills with keyboarding, mousing, searching & more!
Education in British Columbia
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Aug 22, 2017
A resource guide to the education system in BC, from kindergarten to lifelong learning opportunities.
Tags: curriculum, distance studies, examinations, grants, home-schooling, learning disabilities, scholarships, schools, study skills, teachers, vocational training
Elections - Canada, British Columbia and Vancouver
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Sep 20, 2017
This guide will help you find information about federal, provincial and municipal elections and political parties.
Tags: election british_columbia vancouver canada
華裔移民資訊指南 Chinese Immigrants' Guide to Living, Studying and Working in BC
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Jun 13, 2017
本指南旨在為華裔移民提供在BC生活學習就業等各方面圖書資料、電子資源及相關網絡資訊。
Tags: chinese immigrants, citizenship, education, employment, esl, immigration, jobs, law, tax, welfare, 入籍, 就業, 工作, 教育, 法律, 福利, 移民, 稅務, 英語學習, 華裔移民
電腦生存指南 Computer Survival Guide
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated May 31, 2017
該指南是利用網上資源,幫助您練習鍵盤輸入,鼠標移動,引擎搜索和其他有關的電腦技能!
Finance, Investment & Taxation
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Jun 12, 2017
Financial literacy is an individual's understanding of how to make decisions and how to manage personal financial resources. This guide offers resources on a variety of financial topics for beginners and more seasoned finance buffs.
Tags: budgets, credit, debt, finance, fraud, investment, loans, money, mutual funds, rrsps, stocks, tax, tfsas
Finding Images
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Feb 11, 2017
How to find print and digital images, photos, and pictures at Vancouver Public Library.
Genealogy and Family History
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Sep 19, 2017
Explore your roots at VPL and beyond: resources and services for genealogists
Tags: family history, genealogy, history
Homelessness
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Apr 20, 2017
A help guide for the homeless in B.C.
Tags: homeless, homelessness, houses, social services, vancouver
Immigration and Settlement
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Sep 12, 2017
This guide is for people who need information about immigrating to Canada, for themselves, or for family members or friends.
Tags: canada, esl, immigrant, immigrating, immigration, newcomer, refugee, refugees, settlement, skilled_immigrant, syria, syrian
Import and Export
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Mar 14, 2017
This guide will help you find materials at the Vancouver Public Library and on the Internet for locating Importing and Exporting information.
Tags: canada_border_services_agency, export, exporting, import, importing
Job Search for Youth
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Jul 20, 2017
Young people between the ages of 15 and 30 have a number of different training programs and employment opportunities specific to them.
Tags: job_search
Literature
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated May 31, 2017
This guide will help you find literary criticism for short stories, novels, poems and plays as well as biographical information on authors and resources for drama .
Maps at VPL
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Sep 18, 2017
The VPL map collection includes maps and atlases of every description: from street maps of present-day Vancouver to historical atlases of ancient Rome, from bathymetric maps of the ocean floor to geological maps of Jupiter's moons.
Tags: geography, maps
Musical Instruments
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Aug 21, 2017
Learn to play a variety of musical instruments using the Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library collection.
Tags: music, musical_instruments
Newspapers at VPL
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Jun 12, 2017
A guide to finding current & historical Canadian & international newspapers at Vancouver Public Library.
Tags: mass_media, newspapers, serials
Persian/Farsi فارسی Using the library
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Nov 25, 2014
راهنمای استفاده از تارنمای کتابخانه عمومی‌ ونکوور
Preparing for the Citizenship Test
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Aug 8, 2017
This citizenship guide is designed to assist those preparing for the Canadian citizenship test.
Tags: canada, citizenship, test
Self Help (for Adults)
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated May 31, 2017
Learn how to access popular psychology books on a variety of topics: anger, self-confidence, dating and more.
Tags: mental_health, popular_psychology, self_help
Small Business
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Sep 19, 2017
This guide will help you find materials at the Vancouver Public Library and on the internet to help you start a small business in British Columbia.
Tags: business, business_plan, competitors, crowd_funding, entrepreneur, finance, industry_research, marketing, newcomers, planning, self_employed, small_business, suppliers
Vancouver History
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Jul 5, 2017
Tags: history, vancouver
Zines @ VPL
by Vancouver Public Library - Last Updated Mar 1, 2017
A guide to all things zines at VPL (and a little beyond).
Tags: alternative_publishing, diy, zines

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