The Langley Local Immigration Partnership is one of more than 86 Immigration Partnerships in Canada. With funding from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, the Langley LIP
was established in April 2020 to bring community leaders together to develop and implement a plan to improve immigrant and refugee settlement and integration in the City and the Township of Langley
Langley LIP Goals
Through comprehensive research and community consultation, and planning, the Langley LIP has developed a community strategic plan to achieve these six goals.
Ultimately, all residents, regardless of background and length of time in Canada, will feel welcomed, and included and hold a sense of belonging and attachment to Langley.
Learn more about our strategic planning process and our priorities.
Awareness of Challenges
Partners and stakeholders will have an increased awareness of the challenges faced by and the needs of newcomers in Langley.
Awareness of Contributions
Partners and stakeholders will have an increased awareness of the contributions newcomers are prepared to make in Langley communities.
Engagement, Collaboration & Planning
New stakeholders are engaged and collaboration and planning on issues related to immigrant and refugee settlement and integration are enhanced.
Increased Capacity & Responsiveness
The capacity of Langley’s settlement and community services sectors are more responsive to the needs of newcomers.
Recognition and Celebration
The work undertaken by the City and Township of Langley to become more welcoming and inclusive of newcomers will be recognized and celebrated.
Connection & Inclusion
Langley newcomers are welcomed, connected, and included.
LLIP featured resource
Langley and Immigration – A Demographic Fact Sheet
Langley is rapidly growing and evolving. Between 2016 and 2021, the overall population of the City and Township of Langley grew by 12.6% and the immigrant population across the two municipalities grew by a staggering 35.4%, outstripping population growth in any other Metro Vancouver municipality. As of 2021, nearly 23% of Langley’s 159,000 residents were immigrants, a proportion that will increase significantly in years to come. This is a look at the changing face of Langley.