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VCC president Ajay Patel a finalist for Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards

Posted on August 9, 2021

Ajay Patel finalist for Canadian Immigrant Award

Vancouver Community College (VCC) is proud to share that our president and CEO Ajay Patel has been nominated and selected as one of 75 finalists for this year’s Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards.

This prestigious people’s choice awards program honours inspirational immigrants who have made a positive impact on their communities since arriving in Canada, and recognizes the achievements of all immigrants including community advocates, volunteers, successful entrepreneurs, and cultural icons.

Past winners from B.C. include Senator Yuen Pau Woo, SUCCESS CEO Queenie Choo, Minister of National Defence Harjit Sajjan, and BroadbandTV Corp Founder Shahrzad Rafati. 

The public can now vote for up to three of their favourite finalists online at until Friday, Sept. 17, 2021.

This year’s Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards winners will be announced on Monday, Nov. 8, 2021 online at and in Canadian Immigrant magazine.

Learn more about Ajay's inspiring journey by visiting VCC – About the President.