June 15, 2020

Metropolis: The Economic and Social Impacts of COVID-19 on Newcomers to Canada

Chaired by Jack Jedwab, the Chair of the COVID-19 Social Impacts Network, the May 1st Metropolis online conference will consist of two feature sessions. The first will […]
June 15, 2020

Event – Vanier Institute of the Family: The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on family well-being in Canada

During the COVID-19 pandemic, families in Canada have either been very close together or very far apart, sharing space or only accessible to one another using […]
June 9, 2020

MOSAIC: Zoom Table Topics for Refugee Claimants – Every Wednesday!

Mosaic’s online Table Topics for refugee claimants will be hosting on Wednesday from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm from June 17th to July 29th, 2020. These online sessions will be […]
June 7, 2020

Refugee613/Réfugié613: Covid-19 Resource Database

Refugee 613 is an agile and innovative communications hub that informs, connects and inspires people to welcome refugees and build strong communities. The COVID-19 Community Information Exchange is intended […]
June 7, 2020

Toolkit: IRMHP- Support the Mental Health of Immigrants and Refugees: A toolkit

  Building capacity to support the mental health of immigrants and refugees: A toolkit for settlement, social and health service providers by the Immigrant and Refugee Mental […]
May 27, 2020

Refugee Claimant Bulletin // January – March 2020

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 […]
May 27, 2020

North York Community House: Covid-19 and Canada’s Settlement Sector Report

Like everyone, the immigrant and refugee-serving sector became #suddenlyremote. Agencies had to make decisions quickly to respond to the ever-changing environment. They have been learning, exploring, […]
May 26, 2020

CCR Youth Network: Covid-19 Impacts on Newcomer & Refugee Youth

The CCR Youth Network has compiled a document explaining challenges newcomer youth face; promising practices that CCR members have implemented; and some suggestions to better address […]
May 15, 2020

WorkSafeBC – Covid-19 Safe Operations Plan – Guidelines

New WorkSafeBC guidelines for some businesses & organizations listed in Phase 2. Working with employees and unions, businesses must use these to create a public COVID-19 […]
April 27, 2020

COVID-19 Updates

The BC Refugee Hub will be curating information about COVID-19 relating to refugees and refugee claimants in British Columbia. This webpage will be updated regularly as […]
April 22, 2020

Toolkit: LGBTQ2+ Inclusiveness: Toolkit for Inclusive Municipalities in Canada and Beyond

This toolkit includes an overview of the issues, courses of action and examples of good practices from Canadian municipalities that are members of the Coalition of […]
April 13, 2020

ISSofBC GAR Bulletin – January 1 – March 31, 2020

ISSofBC GAR Bulletins: Learn more about the thousands of Government Assisted Refugees ISSofBC has welcomed in over 45 years of serving newcomers to BC. Statistics on […]
April 13, 2020

UBC: COVID-19 Multilingual Resources

Reputable resources for learning more about COVID-19 Overview The goal of this page is to communicate accurate, reliable information to our multicultural community regarding the current […]
April 9, 2020

Government of Canada: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) – Awareness resources

The Government of Canada has created a list of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Awareness resources that are available to download and disseminate. These include factsheets, infographics and […]
March 17, 2020

Online Factsheet – IFHP for Refugee Claimants

The BC Refugee Hub has curated information about the Interim Federal Health Program for Refugee Claimants in this online factsheet for claimants, advocates, friends and family […]
March 16, 2020

Statistics Canada – Labour Market Outcomes Among Refugees to Canada

(Released March 19, 2020) Abstract: Canada welcomed over 830,000 refugees from the 1980s to 2000s. However, their economic outcomes, especially the variation among major refugee groups, have […]
March 9, 2020

Toolkit – Education International: Promoting integration of migrants and refugees in and through education

(Released 2018) The past years have seen large numbers of refugees moving to Europe. This, and the rise of populist movements in Europe and North America, […]
March 4, 2020

Report – Kinbrace: Vancouver READY Tours and Refugee Claimant Hearing Readiness:  Impact and Learnings (An Internal Study)

In 2019, Kinbrace commenced an internal study to analyze data collected since 2008 from the Vancouver READY Tour and to listen to anonymous feedback from former […]
February 17, 2020

Law Foundation of BC – Legal Advocacy Programs

Law Foundation of BC – Legal Advocacy Programs The Law Foundation of British Columbia funds Legal Advocacy Programs across British Columbia for low-income immigrants, refugees and […]
February 6, 2020

Report – CAMH: Common mental health problems in immigrants and refugees – General approach in primary care

Recognizing and appropriately treating mental health problems among new immigrants and refugees in primary care poses a challenge because of differences in language and culture and […]