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July 28, 2018

Ready Tours for Refugee Claimants – Register Now

Next READY Tour: Friday, August 24th, 2018 | 9:15am Register Now READY Tours at the Immigration and Refugee Board – Refugee Protection Division (Vancouver) are for refugee claimants […]
July 1, 2018

The Multi-Agency Partnership (MAP)

The Multi-Agency Partnership (MAP) is comprised of representatives of refugee claimant serving agencies working to: identify the shifting needs of refugee claimants; coordinate efforts; share knowledge; […]
June 20, 2018

Report: Refugee Claimants in BC: Understanding Current Irregular Arrival Trends

To mark World Refugee Day today, ISSofBC is releasing a survey report focused on refugee claimants and introducing a web-based information tool for newcomers facing challenges […]
June 16, 2018

My Heart in Kenya – Documentary Screening on World Refugee Day (Surrey)

My Heart in Kenya is a touching one-hour documentary about an emotional reunion years in the making. Local film maker Hunter Wood heard the story of this […]
June 14, 2018

World Refugee Day – University of Fraser Valley

Come join us in the Global Lounge (B223) at UFV to celebrate World Refugee Day. We’ll be watching a short film called “19 Days” and having […]
June 14, 2018

The Congo Crisis & World Refugee Day Concert (Vancouver)

This event is presented by The Voice of Ituri in collaboration with the African Student Association, SFU Students of Caribbean and African Ancestry, and the African […]
June 14, 2018

World Refugee Day – I Am Today (Kelowna)

Join KCR Community Resources for the screening of ‘I am Today’. Meet Rupesh, Praise, and Marwa and hear their stories, challenges, hopes and dreams. #WorldRefugeeDay #IAmToday […]
June 14, 2018

World Refugee Day – Flag-Raising at Victoria City Hall

City of Victoria – Local Government and World Refugee Day, Victoria BC honour United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) World Refugee Day 2018 with guest speakers, […]
June 14, 2018

World Refugee Day – Victoria Public Library

Celebrate World Refugee Day with Ahmad Danny Ramadan To acknowledge June 20 as World Refugee Day, Syrian-born author, storyteller and LGBTQ-refugee activist Ahmad Danny Ramadan presents […]
June 14, 2018

World Refugee Day Event – Langley Centennial Museum

​Join us on World Refugee Day to celebrate their strength and resilience and raise awareness on the plight of refugees.​ There will be cultural displays,  multicultural performances […]
June 12, 2018

World Refugee Day – Standing Together (SFU Surrey)

The World Refugee Day – Standing Together event is being presented in partnership by: SFU ISS, SFU International, SFU WUSC LC, Radius, Surrey LIP and more. […]
May 29, 2018

World Refugee Day (Victoria, BC) – Forced to Flee Simulation

  World Refugee Day will be recognized on June 20, 2018, commemorating the strength, courage, and perseverance of millions of refugees globally. Held annually, World Refugee […]
May 29, 2018

Celebrate World Refugee Day at Burnaby Library

Why is World Refugee Day important? Hear the perspectives of a family doctor who served refugees at a Vancouver clinic and wrote a popular book about it, […]
May 25, 2018

World Refugee Day – Vancouver Public Library

World Refugee Day – June 20, 2018 VPL: Central Library Location Address: 350 W. Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC Information Fair Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm […]
May 24, 2018

HealthLinkBC – Health Resources Available in Multiple Languages

Translated Resources: HealthLink BC provides our health resources in some of the languages most common to B.C. residents. This section of our website brings together all the […]
May 24, 2018

Caring for Kids New to Canada

Caring for Kids New to Canada Caring for Kids New to Canada helps health professionals provide quality care to immigrant and refugee children, youth and families. […]
May 24, 2018

Provincial Health Services Authority – Spoken Language Interpreting Service

Spoken Language Interpreting Services: The Provincial Language Service provides interpreting services to BC health authorities and private physician offices. Please Note: This service is requested directly by […]
May 24, 2018

List of Reduced Cost Dental Clinics in BC

Reduced Cost Clinics – A list of Dental Clinics in BC. Not for Profit Dental Clinics operating in BC – British Columbia Dental Association list. (Please […]
May 24, 2018

Info-sheet: IFH Dental Coverage

IFH Dental Coverage – Important information for all Dental Care providers. This bulletin is to confirm dental services covered by the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP). […]
May 24, 2018

Interior Health Authority – Newcomer and Refugee Care

Interior Health Authority – Newcomer and Refugee Care – Comprehensive resource for health providers and sponsors in the interior of BC.