Okanagan Chapter - Vernon January Coffee Social Social

By Ashling Diamond
Nov 22, 2022
Event Date: Jan 13, 2023
Okanagan Chapter - Vernon January Coffee Social
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We’re excited to welcome you back as in-person Coffee Talk Mornings return to Vernon. 

Come out for an opportunity to network and enjoy your morning coffee with fellow CPAs. 
Our speaker will be Ward Mercer, Program Coordinator of the Rural Northern Immigration Project. Ward will be discussing the Rural and Northern Immigration pilot project.

Doors open at 7:00 am for 30 minute informal networking before speaker begins



Friday, January 13, 2023


Community Futures North Okanagan Boardroom - 3105 33rd Street, Vernon, BC
CPABC Members/Students/Candidates: Free


This event is now sold out. Please email Ashling Diamond at adiamond@bccpa.ca to be added to the waitlist.


Speaker Bio: Born and raised in Vernon, Ward Mercer returned from Vancouver in October 2019 to fill the role as Regional Coordinator for the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) project. Ward has been instrumental in the development of the community-based criteria and sits as a non-voting member of the RNIP Vernon selection committee. He brings with him education in international relations and governance along with professional experience working for members of parliament as their lead immigration case worker. Ward loves his community and strives to bring the benefits of immigration to the region.