September 17, 2021

Travel Resumption Resource Kit for Refugee Sponsors (Updated August 2021)

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program‘s (RSTP) Travel Resumption Resource Kit for Refugee Sponsors is available to download at the links below. The kit: Outlines the procedure that […]
August 31, 2021

Settlement Outcomes Highlights: Report Summary Findings from IRCC’s First Settlement Outcomes Report 2021

The Settlement Outcomes Highlights Report is the first of its kind, providing high-level research and findings on the settlement outcomes of newcomers to Canada. The Highlights […]
August 30, 2021

Canada’s Afghan Refugee Resettlement Program

(Original Post Date: Aug 30, 2021 | Last Updated: September 16, 2021)   The following info-page is curated by the BC Refugee Hub with the most […]
August 16, 2021

IRCC: Canada and the Resettlement of Afghan Nationals

In light of the recent events in Afghanistan, the Government of Canada has issued two press releases regarding the resettlement of vulnerable Afghan nationals in Canada. […]
August 6, 2021

Toolkit: Queer Refugee Claimant Hearings

Created by Ottawa-based Capital Rainbow Refuge, the Queer Refugee Hearings Program (QRHP) Toolkit aims to “assist individuals claiming refugee protection based on sexual orientation, gender identity […]
August 4, 2021

CCPA – Report: Putting Home at the Heart of Refugee Resettlement

The culmination of a 5-year study based on interviews with recently arrived former refugees finds that securing good housing is a key part of successful settlement. […]
July 28, 2021

Gender + Migration Hub

The Gender + Migration Hub aims to support governments, civil society, and other stakeholders to ensure that migration and other relevant policies are gender-responsive and align […]
July 27, 2021

Mental Health Toolkit for Refugees and Refugee Claimants

This online toolkit curated by the BC Refugee Hub includes a short guide to mental health, mental illness, trauma, and resources available to those working with […]
July 26, 2021

Building Capacity to Support the Mental Health of Immigrants and Refugees: A Toolkit for Settlement, Social and Health Service Providers

The toolkit is designed to provide a snapshot of essential information, tools, resources and examples of promising practices that can be integrated into the daily work […]
July 12, 2021

IOM Report: Digital Inclusion of Refugees Resettling to Canada – Opportunities and Barriers

There is now broad recognition that connectivity and access to digital tools and services are fundamental to inclusion and participation in society. The research study aims […]
June 29, 2021

(Updated) Free English Conversation Circles – A Comprehensive Listing

English Conversation Circles are a free resource for all refugees and newcomers to take advantage of to practice their English skills, make social connections and learn […]
June 7, 2021

Report: Supporting Canada’s COVID-19 Resilience and Recovery Through Robust Immigration Policy and Programs

Canada has been seen globally as a leader in immigration and integration policies and programs, and as an attractive and welcoming country for immigrants, refugees, temporary […]
March 11, 2021

BC Refugee Hub – Refugee Claimant Bulletin // Oct – Dec 2020 & Annual Rollup

The BC Refugee Hub has compiled statistics for refugee claimant arrivals in British Columbia in the newest edition of the refugee claimant bulletin. Items featured in […]
January 31, 2021

Training Webinar: Refugee Research – National and Local Perspectives

Presented by the BC Refugee Hub, in this webinar session presenters shared their research findings on a variety of topics concerning refugees in Canada. DATE: Wednesday, […]
January 25, 2021

UNHCR: #StandUp4Migrants Toolkit

UNHCR believes there is an urgent need to question and change the way we speak about migrants and migration. When migrants are portrayed in a negative […]
December 28, 2020

What does an ethics of care mean for knowledge mobilization in migration contexts?

In this webinar, the Refugee Research Network (RRN) explored the ways in which an ethics of care can complement dominant procedural ethics approaches to research and […]
December 21, 2020

Remembering Refuge: Between Sanctuary and Solidarity – An Oral History

Remembering Refuge: Between Sanctuary and Solidarity is an oral history archive highlighting the stories of people from Haiti, El Salvador, and Guatemala, who crossed the Canada-US […]
December 16, 2020

Info-sheet: Applying for Permanent Residence for Refugee Claimants

The BC Refugee Hub has developed this one-pager info-sheet for refugee claimants who have been given a positive claim decision and can now apply for permanent […]
December 15, 2020

Glossary of Terms – Refugees and Refugees Claimants in Canada

The following is a comprehensive list of common terms used in reference to refugees and refugee claimants in Canada. Asylum– The granting by a State of […]
December 14, 2020

Pandemic Borders – Examining the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic

Are Canadians changing their attitude on migration due to COVID-19? Join openDemocracy to examine the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic raises for vulnerable residents and workers […]