June 28, 2022

CYRRC – Promoting the Health of Separated Refugee Youth: Policy Implications

This document provides evidence-informed policy recommendations for amendments in Canadian refugee and immigration policy, based on a Social Determinants of Health model. A systematic literature review […]
June 22, 2022

CYRRC – Workshops: Mobility and Economic Outcomes of Refugees in Canada

On June 22nd and 24th, 2021, CYRRC partnered with Western SPO umbrellas – AAISA, AMSSA, MANSO, and SAISIA to host workshops on refugee mobility and retention […]
June 16, 2022

Wellness Together Canada – Free Mental Health Supports

If you’re going through a tough time, it can be really helpful just to talk about it. Wellness Together Canada partners provide free support over the […]
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 13, 2022

Metropolis – World Refugee Day Webinar

Responding to the Afghan Refugee Crisis I the United States and Canada – a free webinar hosted by Metropolis Conference. Date: June 20, 2022 Time: 8am […]
June 10, 2022

Legal Aid BC – Webinar: Rights of Vulnerable Immigrants

📅 Thursday, June 16 | 🕒 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM PDT This session will focus on two groups of immigrants who are amongst the most vulnerable: migrant workers and […]
June 9, 2022

#WelcomingEconomy for Refugees

Under the leadership of co-chairs The Honourable Ratna Omidvar and Darrell Pinto, the Refugee Jobs Agenda Roundtable, jointly with more than 50 partners – including the […]
June 9, 2022

IRCC #WelcomeAfghans

The Government of Canada is working hard to resettle at least 40,000 Afghan refugees in Canada as quickly and safely as possible. We developed several special […]
June 7, 2022

IRCC – Expanding refugee access to third-country solutions: International leaders launch the Global Task Force on Refugee Labour Mobility

Across the globe, millions of people are displaced and in need of safety and protection. Only about 1% of refugees have access to resettlement each year, […]
June 2, 2022

Trinity Western University – Scholarship for Displaced Ukrainians

Trinity Western University has raised over $137,000 for a scholarship program for Displaced Ukrainians. To apply for this scholarship, here is the link to the application […]
May 31, 2022

The B.C. Newcomers’ Guide – Available in Ukrainian

Moving to a new country can be hard. You might have a lot of questions. The B.C. Newcomers’ Guide will help you settle into B.C. quickly […]
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

IRCC – Businesses offer jobs for Afghan newcomers

May 13, 2022—Ottawa, Ontario – The Government of Canada is working hard to resettle at least 40,000 Afghan nationals as quickly and safely as possible. Canada […]
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 […]
May 15, 2022

Burnaby School District SWIS Program: Information Session for Recent Newcomers from Ukraine

Coming to a new country isn’t easy. Burnaby Schools SWIS workers help immigrant & refugee families connect to schools & community. They’re hosting a session for newcomers […]
May 12, 2022

IRCC: Government of Canada expands settlement services for newcomers in the Prairies

May 12, 2022—Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan—Newcomers to Canada play a crucial role in our country’s future and our economic recovery from the pandemic. They enrich our communities, […]
May 9, 2022

Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project – Webinar: Supporting integration and mental health of Arabic speaking refugee youth

In this webinar Susan Brigham and Marwa Khobieh share findings from their study with Arabic-speaking refugee youth and their mothers who participated in focus group interviews […]
May 6, 2022

CYRRC- Podcast Episode #7: Supporting the Mental Health of Refugee Youth

Child and Youth Refugee Research Coalition (CYRRC) shared the latest podcast episode with guest speakers sharing perspectives on the most common mental health challenges faced by […]
April 26, 2022

Report: Assessing Virtual Mental Health Access for Refugees during the COVID-19 Pandemic Using the Levesque Client-Centered Framework

Abstract During the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health services rapidly transitioned to virtual care. Although such services can improve access for underserved populations, they may also present […]
April 4, 2022

Government of Canada: Jobs for Ukraine – Job Bank

The Government of Canada has set up a Job Bank for displaced Ukrainians arriving to Canada. There are resources for employers who want to support Ukrainian nationals […]