April 14, 2021

Canadian Refugee Law – Who is it Protecting?

It is an established legal principle that refugees present at or within Canada’s borders are entitled to basic protection under Canadian law. Where precisely these borders lie, however, is far […]
March 25, 2021

PeaceGeeks: Settlement Services Feedback Survey

Do you have something to say about your settlement experience? PeaceGeeks is conducting research on how people give feedback about their experience using settlement services. They […]
March 8, 2021

RSTP Virtual Training: Refugee Private Sponsorship Application Process

Join the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program’s virtual session in BC! Groups of Five and Community Sponsors – Application Forms Clinic (English/French) ***This session will be held […]
March 2, 2021

RSTP Virtual Training: How to submit a refugee sponsorship application

Join the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program’s virtual session in BC! This session will provide an in-depth look at how to submit a refugee sponsorship application under […]
February 25, 2021

Learn and share: EU-Can Migrant Women Platform resources

In November 2020, the EU and Canada organized a series of events and policy dialogues with a focus on the integration of migrant women as part of their […]
February 10, 2021

MAP-BC “In Focus” Lecture Series: A Bitter Pill

You are invited to attend ‘A Bitter Pill’ – MAP’s first public presentation in the IN FOCUS 2021 series! Date: Thursday March 4th Time: 7:00 pm […]
February 5, 2021

UBC Migration Studies: Speaker Series

UBC Centre for Migration Studies has announced their Speaker Series Schedule for Term 2 – completely online! Join for their first speaker on January 29th, with […]
February 1, 2021

Invitation to Register – Webinar: Skilled Immigration as a Solution for Refugees – A Win for Employers that Transforms Lives

Join speakers Sandra Elgersma (UNHCR Canada) and Dana Wagner (TalentLift) to learn more about Canada’s Economic Mobility Pathways Project (EMPP) . In June, Minister Mendicino announced […]
January 31, 2021

Training Webinar: Refugee Research – National and Local Perspectives

Presented by the BC Refugee Hub, in this webinar session presenters shared their research findings on a variety of topics concerning refugees in Canada. DATE: Wednesday, […]
January 25, 2021

UNHCR: #StandUp4Migrants Toolkit

UNHCR believes there is an urgent need to question and change the way we speak about migrants and migration. When migrants are portrayed in a negative […]
January 13, 2021

SFU Admissions: Supporting Students with Refugee Backgrounds

Are you or someone you know with a refugee background interested in pursuing higher education at Simon Fraser University? SFU is offering two virtual presentations, intended to […]
January 11, 2021

Pathways to Prosperity (P2P): Nominations for Innovative Settlement and Integration Practices

A call to nominations is now open for the Pathways to Prosperity (P2P) research project Developing an Evidence Base and Sharing Settlement and Integration Practices that […]
December 28, 2020

What does an ethics of care mean for knowledge mobilization in migration contexts?

In this webinar, the Refugee Research Network (RRN) explored the ways in which an ethics of care can complement dominant procedural ethics approaches to research and […]
December 21, 2020

Remembering Refuge: Between Sanctuary and Solidarity – An Oral History

Remembering Refuge: Between Sanctuary and Solidarity is an oral history archive highlighting the stories of people from Haiti, El Salvador, and Guatemala, who crossed the Canada-US […]
December 14, 2020

Pandemic Borders – Examining the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic

Are Canadians changing their attitude on migration due to COVID-19? Join openDemocracy to examine the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic raises for vulnerable residents and workers […]
December 10, 2020

IRB – Practice notice: RPD and RAD processing for individuals applying under government of Canada public policies

On December 10, 2020 the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) released a practice notice on “RPD and RAD processing for individuals applying under government of Canada […]
December 9, 2020

IRCC announces opening date of special measures for refugee claimants working in health care during the pandemic

Today Minister Mendicino announced that on December 14 IRCC will begin accepting applications for permanent residence from refugee claimants who work in Canada’s health-care sector and […]