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 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 […]
July 21, 2021

PIRS – Conversation Circle for Immigrant and Refugee Women

Drop-in program for immigrant and refugee women to gather, connect, socialize, and learn with their peers New and returning participants with intermediate-level spoken English are welcomed […]
July 15, 2021

NewToBC: BC Libraries Described in 26 Languages

Libraries in countries around the world can be quite different. To help newcomers understand libraries in BC, NewToBC developed and translated this one-page description of BC […]
July 6, 2021

Canada Announces 3 New Initiatives to Welcome and Support More Refugees

The world is facing a refugee crisis. Across the globe, millions are displaced and longing for what most of us take for granted: a safe place […]
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 9, 2021

MAP-BC: Looking For Home – A Roundtable Discussion on Refugee Claimant Housing

Refugee claimants flee to Canada seeking protection from persecution, discrimination, and violence. Once here, they realize their journey has just started. One of their most significant […]
May 5, 2021

UBC Migration – Podcast: Pandemic Pedagogies in BC

This episode continues the conversation in a previous episode about how the settlement sector has been impacted by the pandemic, taking the time to focus on […]
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 […]
January 12, 2021

SFU: After-school programs for Surrey children and youth!

SFU’s registration is now open for several of their FREE online after-school programs! These FREE and virtual after-school programs help Surrey children and youth develop important […]
January 12, 2021

Refugee 613: Digital Messaging Summit: Tools and Tactics for Newcomer Integration

Join Refugee 613 for their free online event, Digital Messaging Summit: Tools and Tactics for Newcomer Integration, on January 20th and 21st, 2021.   The Digital […]
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 […]
November 30, 2020

AMSSA: Digital Access and Digital Literacy Lecture

COVID19 has revealed deep inequalities in access to technologies among Canadians. 34% of Canadians earning under $30,000 a year do not have a home Internet connection, […]
November 25, 2020

Settlement Sector & Technology Task Group Survey

Front-line #cdnimm #cdnrfg worker? Tell us what you think the future of digital settlement work should look like? What has your experience been during COVID? What […]
November 20, 2020

Canadian podcasts focused on immigration & diversity

Interested in listening to some free Canadian podcasts on Immigration and Diversity? Check out the list below or here for more! Migration Conversations “Migration Conversations is […]
November 12, 2020

Kinbrace: Refugee Hearings During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Navigating the refugee claim process can be complex, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. The information and resources at the READY for My Refugee Hearing website will […]
November 4, 2020

Training Webinar: Interim Federal Health Program – Overview and Updates due to Covid-19

Interim Federal Health Program – Overview and Updates due to Covid-19 This webinar was hosted by Bahar Taheri from the BC Refugee Hub, with speakers Siffan […]
October 19, 2020

Interest to sponsor forms for 2020 Parents and Grandparents Program now available

Canadians and permanent residents who wish to sponsor their parents and grandparents to come to Canada can now submit an interest to sponsor form online. The […]
October 6, 2020

North Shore Multicultural Society: Free online workshops for Refugees

North Shore Multicultural Society is offering multiple free online workshops to Refugees throughout October! October 7:  ‘North Shore Wildlife’ In collaboration with the North Shore Black […]
October 2, 2020

New Pathway to Permanent Residency: Refugee claimants working in the health-care sector – Practical information

The following information is provided by The Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR): Pandemic Health Care Workers Practical Information On 14 August 2020, the federal government announced […]