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

BC Refugee Hub – FAQ: Refugee Claimants in British Columbia

The BC Refugee Hub has compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Refugee Claimants in British Columbia. Click here for the online version of […]
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

Video: IRB – An Introduction to Canada’s Refugee Determination System

IRB has released the video below – An Introduction to Canada’s Refugee Determination System. The purpose of this video is to help inform new claimants, counsels and other […]
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 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 […]
October 1, 2018

Report: Global Refugee Talent: Business Leaders Share Insights on the Skills and Potential of the Global Refugee Talent Pool

Talent Beyond Boundaries(TBB) today announced the release of a report,  “Global Refugee Talent: Business Leaders Share Insights on the Skills and Potential of the Global Refugee […]
September 6, 2018

Report: MAPBC – Refugee Claimant Housing Forum Report and Action Plan

MAP (The Multi-Agency Partnership), comprised of 40+ representatives of government and non government refugee claimant-serving agencies, has released a new report: Refugee Claimant Housing Forum Report […]
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 […]
August 28, 2018

BC Refugee Hub – Refugee Claimant Bulletin (April – June 2018)

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 […]
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 […]
July 1, 2018

The Multi-Agency Partnership (MAP)

The Multi-Agency Partnership (MAP) is comprised of representatives of refugee claimant serving agencies working to: identify the shifting needs of refugee claimants; coordinate efforts; share knowledge; […]
May 24, 2018

HealthLinkBC – Health Resources Available in Multiple Languages

Translated Resources: HealthLink BC provides our health resources in some of the languages most common to B.C. residents. This section of our website brings together all the […]
May 24, 2018

Caring for Kids New to Canada

Caring for Kids New to Canada Caring for Kids New to Canada helps health professionals provide quality care to immigrant and refugee children, youth and families. […]
May 24, 2018

Provincial Health Services Authority – Spoken Language Interpreting Service

Spoken Language Interpreting Services: The Provincial Language Service provides interpreting services to BC health authorities and private physician offices. Please Note: This service is requested directly by […]
May 24, 2018

List of Reduced Cost Dental Clinics in BC

Reduced Cost Clinics – A list of Dental Clinics in BC. Not for Profit Dental Clinics operating in BC – British Columbia Dental Association list. (Please […]