What’s New

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 […]
May 3, 2021

IRCC: New Pathway to Permanent Residency for Over 90,000 Essential Temporary Workers and International Graduates

On April 14, 2021, the Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced an innovative pathway to permanent residency for over 90,000 […]
April 28, 2021

IRCC: Canada Expands Efforts to Welcome More Yazidi Refugees and Other Survivors of Daesh

Over the past few years, the Government of Canada has kept its commitment to help Yazidi refugees and other survivors of Daesh start new lives in […]
April 26, 2021

IRCC: Submit Nominations for IRCC Youth Advisory Group (YAG)

The Integration and Settlement Policy Department is launching an intake process to select a second cohort of IRCC Youth Advisory Group (YAG) members for 2021-2023. First […]
April 19, 2021

COVID-19 – Multilingual Vaccination Registration Information

Online registration is open for eligible people living or working in BC. Spread the word and help your friends and family get registered. Only register when […]
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 […]
April 5, 2021

Training Webinar: The Importance of Storytelling for Refugee Advocacy

In this webinar from March 17, 2021, Shanga Karim, Leila Shifteh and Richard Belcham discuss the importance of storytelling in refugee advocacy and representation. The webinar […]
March 26, 2021

The Village Pilot Project (VPP): Youth Mentorship, Leadership and Academic Training

Red Fox Healthy Living Society and KUPAA Foundation invite youth in grades 6-12 to join our Village Pilot Project program from March 2021 –  March 2022. […]
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 17, 2021

VYC KINDRED – Youth Choir for Newcomer Youth

VYC KINDRED is a new choir for newcomers to Canada who are ages 13-18.  All youth who are new to Canada and have a love of singing […]
March 16, 2021

Info-sheet: Applying for Permanent Residence for Refugee Claimants

The BC Refugee Hub has developed this one-pager info-sheet for refugee claimants who have been given a positive claim decision and can now apply for permanent […]
March 15, 2021

IEC-BC: Connecting Employers to Immigrant Talent

The Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IEC-BC) and Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) have partnered once again to provide your clients aiming to build a career in the banking […]
March 11, 2021

BC Refugee Hub – Refugee Claimant Bulletin // Oct – Dec 2020 & Annual Rollup

The BC Refugee Hub has compiled statistics for refugee claimant arrivals in British Columbia in the newest edition of the refugee claimant bulletin. Items featured in […]
March 10, 2021

Webinar: Reducing barriers to accessing virtual mental health care for recent refugees and other newcomers 

Join our panel of experts from Ontario and BC to learn about access to virtual mental health care for refugees and other newcomers to Canada, during […]
March 9, 2021

SUCCESS: Newcomer Youth and Gender Equity

Speaker Jessica Ketwaroo-Green is an Intersectional Gender Equity Advocate & Principal Consultant. She will be speaking on the topic of newcomer youth in the upcoming Zoom […]
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 3, 2021

Jumpstart Refugee Talent: New Employment Support Programming for Refugees & Refugee Claimants in Metro Vancouver

Jumpstart Refuge is proud to introduce their Refugee Talent Hub, a unique Employment Support program at their refugee-led Jumpstart Refugee Talent.  Refugee Talent Hub is a […]
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 […]
March 2, 2021

BIPT Webinar: Financial Support – Credential Recognition and Loans for Newcomers

Burnaby Intercultural Planning Table is proud to present a financial support webinar on credential recognition and loans for Newcomers! Learn about existing financial supports for Newcomers […]
March 2, 2021

Jumpstart Refugee Talent: The Untold Stories of Refugee Women’s Superpowers

Save the date! For this year’s #WomensDay: Jumpstart Refugee Talent presents to you — “The Untold Stories of Refugee Women’s Superpowers.” When: March 8th, 2021 from […]