What’s New

September 16, 2020

ISSofBC – A Dialogue on: Anti-Racism – Privilege and Power

Join ISSofBC for a dialogue on: Anti-Racism – Privilege and Power With guest speaker Dr. Moussa Magassa, PhD! ISSofBC Youth Hub encourages youth of all backgrounds to attend […]
September 16, 2020

CCR Fall Consultations

Fall Consultation, save the date! For the second time this year, the Canadian Council for Refugees will be holding a virtual Consultation. The Fall Consultation will […]
September 16, 2020

Flavours of Hope: Coffee & Art for Newcomer Refugee Women

Flavours of Hope is a non-profit social enterprise that empowers and celebrates newcomer refugee women through cooking, storytelling, and entrepreneurship. Join in with activities led by […]
September 16, 2020

UBC Migration Speaker Series

The Online UBC Migration Speaker Series schedule has been announced for term 1. For the full list of speakers or to RSVP, visit their website at […]
September 11, 2020

Event: Learn More about BC’s Office of the Human Rights Commissioner

You and people in your community are invited to attend a virtual regional conversation in Metro Vancouver. These conversations are an opportunity for folks to learn […]
September 10, 2020

Documentary Film Screening of ‘Journeys to Belonging’

Join  Jumpstart Refugee Talent & Films With A Cause for a screening of the research documentary, Journeys to Belonging, created by award-winning emerging filmmaker, Yazmeen Kanji. The screening […]
September 10, 2020

Career Readiness Workshop for Refugees

Are you a REFUGEE or a REFUGEE CLAIMANT? Are you looking to find meaningful employment that aligns with your previous work experience and/or educational experience? Join […]
September 10, 2020

PEACEGEEKS: Arrival Advisor Multilingual Online Demo Series

New to British Columbia or know someone who is? Arrival Advisor is a new, multilingual mobile app that helps immigrants and refugees find vital information and […]
September 8, 2020

Journey Home Community: Ride for Refuge

Journey Home Community invites you to join Ride for Refuge # ride 20 This is one of the biggest fundraisers for refugee claimant agencies each year. The […]
September 7, 2020

Legal Aid BC: Legal Help Under Covid-19

Legal Aid BC is still here to help clients during COVID-19. Find up-to-date information about legal aid applications, legal information, and child protection, family advice, and criminal legal services […]
September 4, 2020

Refugee 613 – Multilingual Videos: Explains the Current Guidance on Wearing Masks

Refugee 613 has produced several multilingual videos to help ensure language is not a barrier to getting accurate, trustworthy information during COVID-19. Produced in collaboration with […]
September 4, 2020

IRB – Practice notice on the temporary extension of time limits for filing the Basis of Claim form

(August 28, 2020) The Immigration and Refugee Board has released the following information about the “Practice notice on the temporary extension of time limits for filing […]
September 4, 2020

ISSofBC: Refugee-related application videos

ISSofBC has produced eight instructional videos on applications related to refugee claimants. These videos were created to guide refugees through the process of applying for a […]
August 27, 2020

Training Webinar: Refugee Claim Process, Legal Requirements and Updates

This BC Refugee Hub Training Webinar, delivered on August 25, 2020, covers the refugee claim process, legal requirements for a refugee claim and legal updates due to […]
August 26, 2020

Training Webinar: Domestic Violence – Supporting Refugees and Refugee Claimants in B.C.

This BC Refugee Hub Training Webinar, delivered on August 11, 2020, covers supports for refugees and refugee claimants facing domestic violence, along with self-care strategies for […]
August 24, 2020

UNHCR Canada – Making a refugee claim

UNHCR Canada has recently released a resource on their new website: “Making a refugee claim”. The webpage contains up-to-date information on how to make a refugee […]
August 19, 2020

IRCC – News Release: Pathway to permanent residency recognizes exceptional service of asylum claimants on front lines of COVID-19 pandemic

Pathway to permanent residency recognizes exceptional service of asylum claimants on front lines of COVID-19 pandemic News release August 14, 2020—Montreal—Front-line workers play a critical role […]
August 18, 2020

MOSAIC – Food Safe Training for Refugee Claimants

MOSAIC will be hosting 2 free Food Safe trainings for refugee claimants and the trainings will be in English.  Clients can register by emailing [email protected] Training […]
August 17, 2020

ISSofBC – Reviving Hope and Home Program

Reviving Hope and Home – RHH is a flexible, individualized program for Government Assisted Refugee mothers to help them build connections and settle in Canada.  Government Assisted […]
August 14, 2020

New bursary program for refugees and asylum seekers! 

Vancouver Career College and CDI College are launching a bursary program for refugees and asylum seekers that covers up to $5,000 worth of tuition towards diploma or certificate programs […]