September 16, 2021

IRCC: Find out what special measures for Afghanistan apply to you

On August 13, 2021, Canada announced the resettlement of up to 20,000 vulnerable Afghan nationals to Canada. The Government of Canada also put in place a […]
September 14, 2021

MHCC & CYRRC: SPARK workshop on projects that support refugee child, youth, and family settlement

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and the Child and Youth Refugee Research Coalition (CYRRC) are partnering to host a virtual SPARK workshop on projects […]
September 3, 2021

Invitation to Register – Webinar: Canada’s Refugee Private Sponsorship Program

The BC Refugee Hub would like to invite you to join this webinar to learn about Canada’s private sponsorship program, updates on private sponsorship pathways, the role of […]
August 31, 2021

Settlement Outcomes Highlights: Report Summary Findings from IRCC’s First Settlement Outcomes Report 2021

The Settlement Outcomes Highlights Report is the first of its kind, providing high-level research and findings on the settlement outcomes of newcomers to Canada. The Highlights […]
August 30, 2021

Canada’s Afghan Refugee Resettlement Program

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

RSTP: Learn About What it Takes to be a BVOR Sponsor

Want to know what it takes to be a Blended Visa Office-Referred (BVOR) sponsor? Join Refugee Sponsorship Training Program on Thursday Sept 2 at 7pm ET […]
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 30, 2021

ISSofBC: Workshop For Refugee Claimants – Work Permit Application (Farsi)

ISSofBC is hosting a workshop targeted to refugee claimants on the topic of work permit applications, offered in Farsi / Dari . This event is open […]
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 28, 2021

MOSAIC, CCR, VAST: Virtual Information Sessions for Afghan Community

The situation in Afghanistan is quickly evolving with new policies rapidly being created by the Government of Canada. MOSAIC is working hard to ensure that members […]
August 24, 2021

Supporting Afghan Nationals: How the Special Programs Work

The Government of Canada has announced the resettlement of up to 20,000 vulnerable Afghan nationals to Canada. This will be done through a special immigration program […]
August 24, 2021

ISSofBC: Workshop For Refugee Claimants – Travel Document Application (Spanish)

ISSofBC is hosting a workshop targeted to refugee claimants on the topic of travel document applications, offered in Spanish . This event is open to all […]
August 23, 2021

VAST & VCST: Survivor Advocate Capacity Building Program

WHAT: An experiential-based learning program that bridges the experience of social injustice with advocacy skills building, and the capacity for social change. The program will focus […]
August 20, 2021

Kinbrace: Information Session – Refugee Appeal Division (RAD)

A free orientation session for refugee claimants to learn about the refugee appeal process. Do you wonder what will happen if you receive a negative decision […]
August 19, 2021

SVH: Newcomer Women Job Connection Program

The South Vancouver Neighbourhood House will be offering the Newcomer Women Job Connection program, which is designed to assist immigrant women in finding employment in childcare […]
August 18, 2021

MOSAIC: Finding a Job – Where to Look and How to Apply (for Refugee Claimants)

Are you a Spanish-speaking refugee claimant who is looking for a job in Canada? Join MOSAIC for this informational workshop to learn: • How to maximize […]
August 17, 2021

ISSofBC: Workshop For Refugee Claimants – Travel Documents (Farsi)

ISSofBC is hosting a workshop targeted to refugee claimants on travel documents, offered in Farsi / Dari . This event is open to all refugee claimants […]
August 16, 2021

IRCC: Canada and the Resettlement of Afghan Nationals

In light of the recent events in Afghanistan, the Government of Canada has issued two press releases regarding the resettlement of vulnerable Afghan nationals in Canada. […]
August 13, 2021

IRCC: Government of Canada Offers Refuge to Afghans who Assisted Canada

Many brave Afghans made incredible contributions to Canada’s efforts in Afghanistan—often at great personal risk. While over 800 were able to resettle in Canada over the […]
August 12, 2021

CYRRC Podcast: The Refuge

The Child and Youth Refugee Research Coalition (CYRRC) is pleased to share their new podcast series, The Refuge. This series brings together youth with refugee experience, […]