April 15, 2019

ISSofBC GAR Bulletins

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 2, 2019

Arrival Advisor App for Newcomers

Arrival Advisor is a free mobile app that helps refugees and immigrants in British Columbia find information and services to plan their settlement journey. Designed alongside […]
March 20, 2019

Employment: Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants Program

CAREER PATHS FOR SKILLED IMMIGRANTS PROGRAM British Columbia has a growing economy and job market—employers and communities are looking for workers in many different areas. Career […]
March 1, 2019

REGISTER! LGBTQ Refugees and Refugee Claimant Forum

The BC Refugee Hub is hosting a full-day professional development training forum titled: LGBTQ Refugees and Refugee Claimants. Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Time:  9:30 a.m. to […]
February 23, 2019

ISSofBC & Vancity: Reimagining Financial Services

ISSofBC and Vancity have reimagined what financial services mean by bringing banking to community. Vancity offers bank account starts and financial literacy to refugees and immigrants […]
February 21, 2019

UBC – Survey for Government Assisted Refugees (GARs)

Are you a former government-assisted refugee (GAR)? Did you arrive in Canada between January 2007 and December 2016? If so, UBC would like to hear about your […]
January 23, 2019

BIPT Community Forum: Local Community Services for the LGBTQIA2S+ Refugee and Immigrant Population in Burnaby

Burnaby Intercultural Planning Table (BIPT) is hosting a community forum on Local Community Services for the LGBTQIA2S+ Refugee and Immigrant Population in Burnaby. This is a forum […]
May 20, 2018

The Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP)

The Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP) – The Government of Canada’s description of the program for GARs.
May 20, 2018

Info-sheet: Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP) Forms & Activities

The ISSofBC Refugee Readiness Hub Info-Sheet: Resettlement Assistance Program Forms & Activities The Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP) the Canadian government’s program for Government Assisted Refugees. The attached […]
May 20, 2018

Factsheet: RAP benefits for GARs in BC – What financial assistance do GARs receive?

January 18, 2016 – RAP benefits for GARs in BC – What financial assistance do GARs receive?  
May 20, 2018

Info-sheet: Services for GARs under the RAP Program

Timeline of Services for Government Assisted Refugees – The ISSofBC Refugee Readiness Hub provides a timeline of services for Government Assisted Refugees (GARs) in the first […]