What’s New

November 26, 2020

Infographic: Safe Spaces – Youth with Refugee Experience and Their Parents Harnessing Resilience

New infographic project on refugee youth and their parents’ participation in a resilience-building workshop.  Objective: This study aims to create a space of open discussions for […]
November 26, 2020

New UBC Centre for Migration Studies

A new interdisciplinary UBC Centre for Migration Studies will support innovative migration research, knowledge mobilization and teaching and learning, at UBC and internationally. Based in the […]
November 26, 2020

BC Refugee Hub Feedback Survey

BC Refugee Hub Survey We want to hear from you! Please take approx. 5. minutes to complete our feedback survey!    We would like to hear […]
November 25, 2020

Event: Refugees and Borders – Remapping the World We Think We Know

Borders are first imagined and then built. What we think borders can do is shaped by the stories we tell. What is your border story? This […]
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 19, 2020

Training Webinar: Refugee/Asylum Claims – National and Local Updates from UNHCR Canada and Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB)

This BC Refugee Hub Training Webinar, delivered on November 17, 2020, covers national and local updates on refugee / asylum claim due to COVID-19, from UNHCR Canada […]
November 19, 2020

Weaving our Humanity: An Evening of Stories

The North Shore Multicultural Society’s Centre for Diversity and Innovation invites you to “Weaving Our Humanity“, an evening of digital storytelling. This year, community members will […]
November 19, 2020

School Helpers: Free One-on-One Tutoring for Students!

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and worldwide school cancellations, School Helpers has been formed to support parents and younger students during this challenging transition […]
November 18, 2020

IRB Canada: Review of the implementation of the SOGIE Guideline

The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) has published a review of the way it is implementing Chairperson’s Guideline 9: Proceedings Before the IRB Involving Sexual Orientation and […]
November 18, 2020

IRCC: 2020 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration

Message from the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada continues to be a safe and welcoming destination for immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers. Immigrants enrich […]
November 16, 2020

Refugee Claimant Bulletin // April – June 2020

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 […]
November 15, 2020

SFU Research Study on Refugee Women

Are you interested in participating in a study to better understand the challenges young adult women from refugee backgrounds face in trying to pursue their educational […]
November 13, 2020

CIIM: Comparing the German And Canadian Experiences of Resettling Refugees

Comparing the German And Canadian Experiences of Resettling Refugees – A 21st Century Response  The Canadian Institute of Identities and Migration has released the latest issues […]
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 11, 2020

Camosun College: New Program for Immigrant Women & Refugees

Are you interested in learning how to start your own business by making food and crafts for sale at markets and craft fairs in Victoria? This […]
November 9, 2020

Training Webinar: Employment Support and Mentoring for  Refugees and Refugee Claimants 

INVITATION TO REGISTER! Employment Support and Mentoring for Refugees and Refugee Claimants A refugee’s difficult journey doesn’t end when landing in Canada, and with the many systemic […]
November 5, 2020

IRB: Notice on the Establishment of the Gender Related Task Force at the RPD

​The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Gender Related Task Force (GRTF) at the Refugee Protection Division […]
November 5, 2020

Government of Canada announces new mandatory requirements for travellers to Canada

News release November 2, 2020  –  Ottawa, ON  –  Public Health Agency of Canada As part of Canada’s efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19, all […]
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 […]