September 25, 2021

YMCA Immigrant Services – Upcoming Fall 2021 programs

Interested participants who register on Eventbrite will be asked to fill out the attached application form if it is their first time attending an event sponsored […]
September 25, 2021

BC-Specific Community Resources for Afghan Newcomers

ISSofBC’s BC Refugee Hub, in partnership with BC4Afghans, have compiled a list of BC-specific community resources for Afghan newcomers. The resources listed in this document include: […]
September 23, 2021

Invitation to Register – Webinar: Afghan Resettlement Update

You are invited to attend this webinar hosted by the BC Refugee Hub providing updates on Afghan refugee resettlement to Metro Vancouver. Speakers Kathy Sherrell and Jennifer York […]
September 22, 2021

Burnaby Neighbourhood House – Afghan Support Program

The Settlement and Integration Program at Burnaby Neighbourhood House, in conjunction with other agencies, is supporting the local needs of Afghan individuals and families impacted and […]
September 22, 2021

IRCC: COVID-19 Factsheets for Sponsored and Resettled Refugees (Multilingual)

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has produced factsheets for sponsored and resettled refugees. The factsheets provide information on the symptoms of COVID-19 and how to […]
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 […]
September 16, 2021

IRCC: Find out what special measures for Afghanistan apply to you

On August 13, 2021, Canada announced the resettlement of up to 20,000 vulnerable Afghan nationals to Canada. The Government of Canada also put in place a […]
September 15, 2021

RSTP: Information Sessions on the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) in partnership with the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society (CCIS) is pleased to offer a series of information sessions on the Private […]
September 14, 2021

MHCC & CYRRC: SPARK workshop on projects that support refugee child, youth, and family settlement

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and the Child and Youth Refugee Research Coalition (CYRRC) are partnering to host a virtual SPARK workshop on projects […]
September 3, 2021

Invitation to Register – Webinar: Canada’s Refugee Private Sponsorship Program

The BC Refugee Hub would like to invite you to join this webinar to learn about Canada’s private sponsorship program, updates on private sponsorship pathways, the role of […]
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 31, 2021

RSTP – Refugee Private Sponsorship Training: Monthly Webinar Series

RSTP provides refugee sponsorship training to those interested in privately sponsoring refugees to Canada. Below is a list of webinar training sessions they will be delivering […]
August 30, 2021

Canada’s Afghan Refugee Resettlement Program

(Original Post Date: Aug 30, 2021 | Last Updated: September 25, 2021)   The following info-page is curated by the BC Refugee Hub with the most […]
August 30, 2021

RSTP: Learn About What it Takes to be a BVOR Sponsor

Want to know what it takes to be a Blended Visa Office-Referred (BVOR) sponsor? Join Refugee Sponsorship Training Program on Thursday Sept 2 at 7pm ET […]
August 30, 2021

Measures for Processing of Files for Afghan Nationals

​The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) is aware of and monitoring the rapid changes in the political and security situation in Afghanistan. The Board […]
August 30, 2021

ISSofBC: Workshop For Refugee Claimants – Work Permit Application (Farsi)

ISSofBC is hosting a workshop targeted to refugee claimants on the topic of work permit applications, offered in Farsi / Dari . This event is open […]
August 29, 2021

Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) – Afghanistan Crisis Information

August 20, 2021 – Update on the Afghanistan Crisis from the Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) The government announced on August 13 an expanded resettlement program, […]
August 28, 2021

MOSAIC, CCR, VAST: Virtual Information Sessions for Afghan Community

The situation in Afghanistan is quickly evolving with new policies rapidly being created by the Government of Canada. MOSAIC is working hard to ensure that members […]
August 24, 2021

Supporting Afghan Nationals: How the Special Programs Work

The Government of Canada has announced the resettlement of up to 20,000 vulnerable Afghan nationals to Canada. This will be done through a special immigration program […]
August 24, 2021

ISSofBC: Workshop For Refugee Claimants – Travel Document Application (Spanish)

ISSofBC is hosting a workshop targeted to refugee claimants on the topic of travel document applications, offered in Spanish . This event is open to all […]