May 17, 2019

News Release – IRCC: Government will provide $6 million to address costs associated with temporary housing for asylum claimant

News release Read complete press release here. May 17, 2019 – Ottawa, ON – The Government of Canada is committed to helping provinces adjust to pressures […]
May 13, 2019

Event: Rainbow Refugee – International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Rainbow Refugee Society invites you to join its annual event to commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia and Trans-phobia. This year ‘s event celebrates the 50th Anniversary of […]
April 10, 2019

Apply now for ISSofBC Bursaries for Refugee Youth

ISSofBC is encouraging education for refugee youth and newcomers to Canada with nine bursaries of $1,000 each. Newcomers and refugee youth have until June 30, 2019 […]
April 9, 2019

Training Webinar – Primary and Mental Healthcare for Refugee Claimants

On March 7, 2019, The BC Refugee Hub hosted a training webinar covering primary and mental healthcare supports and services for refugee claimants. Speakers: Bayron Figueroa- Health […]
April 8, 2019

Employment Workshops for Refugee Claimants

MOSAIC will be holding a 4 days series of employment workshops for refugee claimants at Surrey Newcomers’ Centre. Dates: Tuesday April 16, Thursday April 18 time:10am-2pm […]
April 8, 2019

Training Webinar – Employment Supports and Services for Refugee Claimants

On March 5, 2019, The BC Refugee hosted a training webinar covering employment support services for refugee claimants. Speakers: Alexandra Dawley, MOSAIC Dennis Juarez, Options Community […]
April 7, 2019

Training Webinar – How to Support Refugees and Refugee Claimants Facing Domestic Violence

On February 11th, 2019, The BC Refugee Hub held a training webinar covering support services for refugees and refugee claimants facing domestic violence. Speaker: Rosa Elena Arteaga – […]
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 13, 2019

Training Webinar – What are refugee claimants eligible for during the claim process?

On November 1st, 2018, The BC Refugee Hub held a training webinar covering what refugee claimants are eligible for during the claim process. Speaker & Topics: […]
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 23, 2019

Employment Readiness Workshop for Refugee Claimants in Abbotsford

Inasmuch, Abbotsford Community Services and MOSAIC are partnering to deliver Employment Readiness Workshops for Refugee Claimants in the Fraser Valley. Workshops are FREE and will be […]
February 21, 2019

PIRS – Webinar: “The Other Side of Trauma: Supporting Newcomers through Healing and Resiliency Centered Engagement”

The Other Side of Trauma:  Supporting Newcomers through Healing and Resiliency Centered Engagement This is the second part of a two-part webinar series on community based […]
January 28, 2019

MOSAIC: English Conversation Circle for Refugee Claimants

MOSAIC is hosting FREE English Conversation Circle for Refugee Claimants every Tuesday from 6pm – 8pm starting January 15th until March 19th. Quick Details: –          Every […]
January 28, 2019

OPTIONS Community Services: Employment Connections Cafe for Refugee Claimants

Employment Connections Cafe for Refugee Claimants Options Community Services is hosting regular sessions every Tuesday and Thursday for 3 weeks starting on February 5th, 2019 from […]
January 28, 2019

OPTIONS Community Services: Income Assistance Rights and Responsibilities

Options Community Services is hosting a workshop for refugee claimants: Income Assistance Rights and Responsibilities. Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 10am to 12pm 305-100362 King George Blvd, Surrey, […]
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 […]
January 12, 2019

BCSIS (BC Settlement and Integration Services) Stream A and B Services for Refugee Claimants

The BC Refugee Hub has compiled a list of BCSIS (BC Settlement and Integration Services) Stream A and B services for refugee claimants. BCSIS Stream A and B […]
January 8, 2019

IEC-BC: Onboarding Refugees Toolkit

IEC-BC Onboarding Refugees Toolkit (January 2017) The purpose of this Toolkit is to assist BC employers to more effectively recruit, hire, onboard and retain a diverse […]