June 15, 2022

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 […]
June 14, 2022

Kinbrace – Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) Information Session

Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) Information Session on Wednesday August 31st, 2022, 1:00pm-03:00pm   This is a free online orientation session for refugee claimants to learn about […]
May 27, 2022

MAP celebrates World Refugee Day 2022 at Vancouver Public Library

Come celebrate World Refugee Day and the contributions of refugees in our communities. Please share with your clients to invite their families to attend this evening […]
May 27, 2022

Ready Tours for Farsi/Dari Speaking Refugee Claimants

The next Read Tours for Refugee Claimants is taking place on: Friday, June 10 (9:30-11:30AM PST)-Only for Farsi/Dari Speaking Refugee Claimants To refer a client or […]
May 25, 2022

MOSAIC – Food Safe Training for Refugee Claimants

MOSAIC is offering a free Food Safe Training for Level 1 on June 1, 2022 from 9am – 5pm. Registration is required. To register email [email protected] […]
May 16, 2022

Canada’s Afghan Refugee Resettlement Program

(Original Post Date: Aug 30, 2021 | Last Updated: May 16, 2022)   The following info-page is curated by the BC Refugee Hub with the most […]
March 24, 2022

Report by Kinbrace – From Humanitarian to Human: Changing the Way We Welcome Refugee Claimants

From Humanitarian to Human – Changing the Way We Welcome Refugee Claimants is a community-based research project led by the guiding question: “What would a values-based, human-centered, […]
March 21, 2022

Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) Information Session

Please spread the word about the upcoming Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) Information Session on Wednesday June 1st 2022, 1:00pm-03:00pm. This is a free online orientation session […]
February 9, 2022

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Refugees, asylum claimants, sponsors and PRRA applicants

Travel restrictions have an impact on many people who can’t travel to Canada right now. These restrictions stop most discretionary travel to Canada. At this time, […]
January 28, 2022

Report: Canadian Health Personnel Attitudes Toward Refugee Claimants’ Entitlement to Health Care

The attitudes toward refugee claimants’ access to healthcare among Canadian health care personnel are influenced by multilevel factors, including institutional and societal culture. A research paper analyzed […]
November 26, 2021

CBSA: Refugee Claimants Arriving in Canada from the United States

If you have been directed back to the United States, you may now return to Canada at an official port of entry to resume your refugee […]
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 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 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 […]
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 23, 2021

Government of Canada: Video – A Refugee’s Resettlement Journey to Canada

The Government of Canada has released a video in multiple languages on the refugee resettlement journey to Canada. Watch this video to find out what it’s […]
June 15, 2021

BC Newcomer Camp – Summer Camp Applications Now Open

BC NEWCOMER CAMP – Summer Camp 2021 – Applications now open! About the Summer Camp: The British Columbia Newcomer Camp Association (BC Newcomer Camp) is a Canadian […]
May 3, 2021

IRCC: New Pathway to Permanent Residency for Over 90,000 Essential Temporary Workers and International Graduates

On April 14, 2021, the Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced an innovative pathway to permanent residency for over 90,000 […]
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 […]
March 3, 2021

Jumpstart Refugee Talent: New Employment Support Programming for Refugees & Refugee Claimants in Metro Vancouver

Jumpstart Refuge is proud to introduce their Refugee Talent Hub, a unique Employment Support program at their refugee-led Jumpstart Refugee Talent.  Refugee Talent Hub is a […]