October 19, 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 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

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 […]
July 28, 2018

Ready Tours for Refugee Claimants – Register Now

Next READY Tour: Friday, August 24th, 2018 | 9:15am Register Now READY Tours at the Immigration and Refugee Board – Refugee Protection Division (Vancouver) are for refugee claimants […]
June 16, 2018

My Heart in Kenya – Documentary Screening on World Refugee Day (Surrey)

My Heart in Kenya is a touching one-hour documentary about an emotional reunion years in the making. Local film maker Hunter Wood heard the story of this […]
June 14, 2018

World Refugee Day – University of Fraser Valley

Come join us in the Global Lounge (B223) at UFV to celebrate World Refugee Day. We’ll be watching a short film called “19 Days” and having […]
June 14, 2018

The Congo Crisis & World Refugee Day Concert (Vancouver)

This event is presented by The Voice of Ituri in collaboration with the African Student Association, SFU Students of Caribbean and African Ancestry, and the African […]
June 14, 2018

World Refugee Day – I Am Today (Kelowna)

Join KCR Community Resources for the screening of ‘I am Today’. Meet Rupesh, Praise, and Marwa and hear their stories, challenges, hopes and dreams. #WorldRefugeeDay #IAmToday […]
June 14, 2018

World Refugee Day – Flag-Raising at Victoria City Hall

City of Victoria – Local Government and World Refugee Day, Victoria BC honour United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) World Refugee Day 2018 with guest speakers, […]
June 14, 2018

World Refugee Day – Victoria Public Library

Celebrate World Refugee Day with Ahmad Danny Ramadan To acknowledge June 20 as World Refugee Day, Syrian-born author, storyteller and LGBTQ-refugee activist Ahmad Danny Ramadan presents […]
June 14, 2018

World Refugee Day Event – Langley Centennial Museum

​Join us on World Refugee Day to celebrate their strength and resilience and raise awareness on the plight of refugees.​ There will be cultural displays,  multicultural performances […]