December 7, 2018

SOS: Free English Lessons for Refugee Claimants

Are you a refugee claimant looking to learn and practice English? Join Settlement Orientation Services (SOS) every Saturday from 1:00pm-3:00pm to improve your English language skills. The […]
December 5, 2018

Event: Getting Through It (Surrey)

VAST and Options Community Services are hosting a “Getting Through It” session on December 14th from 11am to 12:30pm at the Surrey City Centre Library (Room […]
December 4, 2018

EVENT:  Residential Tenancy Workshops

Residential Tenancy Workshops provided by the Residential Tenancy Branch in partnership with MAP BC WHEN: Thursday, December 6, from 10 am – 12pm WHERE: Journey Home Society – 7175 […]
November 30, 2018

Event – Surrey LIP: 2018 Surrey Refugee Youth Forum

Are you between 13 and 25 years old? Do you live in Surrey? Did you arrive to Canada as a refugee? Join us for a day […]
November 29, 2018

Event: Museum Without a Home (Vancouver)

From a mug to a painting, ordinary objects tell a story about refugees who have been forced to flee their home and country. The award-winning exhibition, […]
November 20, 2018

Event: “Getting Through It” by VAST and Options Community Services

VAST and Options Community Services are hosting a “Getting Through It” session in Surrey at the Surrey City Centre Library. This session is a stress management […]
November 14, 2018

Event: Resettlement and Resilience (Victoria, BC)

Resettlement and Resilience: An evening with Mohammed Alsaleh and Sari Alesh Victoria Coalition for Survivors of Torture (VCST) and Disaster Aid Canada are proud to present […]
November 4, 2018

Webinar: AMSSA / PIRS – Community Based Training for Working with Immigrants and Refugees

AMSSA and PIRS are presenting a new webinar titled: Community Based Training for Working with Immigrants and Refugees – A Trauma-Informed Approach Brief Description: This webinar […]
October 18, 2018

Event – UBC: The Unique Lived Experiences of Refugees in Metro Vancouver – Public Forum

The Unique Lived Experiences of Refugees in Metro Vancouver, a Public Forum Join us for a free, public forum that will highlight the contributions and unique […]
October 17, 2018

Event – SFU: Running on Empty – Canada and the Indochinese Refugees

In this speaker event, former Canadian immigration officials will recount their personal experiences in overseas refugee camps and the lessons learned that informed later refugee movements […]
October 17, 2018

MOSAIC – English Conversation Circle for Refugee Claimants (Free)

  MOSAIC will be hosting FREE English Conversation Circle for Refugee Claimants starting on Tuesday October 16th and continuing every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30-8:30 pm […]
October 16, 2018

VAST – Refugee Claimant Support Group “Getting Through It”

VAST is running weekly support groups for Refugee Claimants every Wednesday from 10am to 12noon. The weekly groups will be held at the Welcome Centre (2610 […]
October 16, 2018

CCR Virtual Meeting: Implementation of the CBSA’s Alternatives to Detention Program

CCR members are invited to participate in a virtual meeting on Friday 26 October on detention. This meeting will be an opportunity to hear about the […]
October 12, 2018

Options Community Services: Employment and Language Connection Cafe for Refugee Claimants

Options Community Services is hosting an Employment and Language Connection Cafe for Refugee Claimants. For more information and to register, please contact Dennis Juarez at 604-954-0484 or […]
October 11, 2018

Event: Healing in Cooking – “Soufra” Film Screening

5:30 pm | Tayybeh Short Film Screening| FREE 5:45 pm | SOUFRA Film Screening | FREE 7:00 pm | Panel Discussion | FREE 7:30 pm | […]
October 4, 2018

Funding for Refugee Participation at November 2018 CCR Consultations

Are there refugees associated with your organization who could contribute to the discussions at the CCR Fall Consultation on 26-28 November 2018 in Montreal, but need […]
October 2, 2018

VAST / Options Community Services – Getting Through It

VAST is hosting “Getting Through It” which is a stress management session for refugees, in partnership with Options Community Services. Date: Friday October 26 Time: 11am […]
September 6, 2018

Event: We’re better together – Changing public opinion to support positive refugee policies

The Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) members are invited to attend a virtual meeting on Wednesday 19 September We’re better together: Changing public opinion to support positive […]
September 4, 2018

PeaceTalks: Media & Refugee Narratives

The news media plays an essential role in how we perceive refugees and asylum-seekers, which raises the question of what is their responsibility when reporting their […]
September 4, 2018

An Evening in Victoria with UNHCR Canada Representative

Victoria Friends – Join the RSTP program and ICA for an informative and inspiring evening with Jean-Nicolas Beuze, the UNHCR Representative in Canada, on the global refugee […]