What’s New

April 15, 2020

MOSAIC and Inasmuch: Online Career Workshops for Refugee Claimants

MOSAIC and Inasmuch will be offering three online Career Workshops for refugee claimants from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm from April 24th , May 1st and […]
April 13, 2020

ISSofBC GAR Bulletin – January 1 – March 31, 2020

ISSofBC GAR Bulletins: Learn more about the thousands of Government Assisted Refugees ISSofBC has welcomed in over 45 years of serving newcomers to BC. Statistics on […]
April 13, 2020

UBC: COVID-19 Multilingual Resources

Reputable resources for learning more about COVID-19 Overview The goal of this page is to communicate accurate, reliable information to our multicultural community regarding the current […]
April 9, 2020

Government of Canada: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) – Awareness resources

The Government of Canada has created a list of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Awareness resources that are available to download and disseminate. These include factsheets, infographics and […]
April 4, 2020

April 4th – Refugees Rights Day

On April 4th, 1985, the Supreme Court confirmed that refugees are protected under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Protecting refugees makes our communities stronger. […]
March 24, 2020

MOSAIC – ONLINE English Conversation Circle for Refugee Claimants

MOSAIC will be offering an online English Conversation Circle for Refugee Claimants on Wednesdays from 6:00 – 7:00 pm from April 1 to April 22, 2020. […]
March 17, 2020

Online Factsheet – IFHP for Refugee Claimants

The BC Refugee Hub has curated information about the Interim Federal Health Program for Refugee Claimants in this online factsheet for claimants, advocates, friends and family […]
March 16, 2020

Statistics Canada – Labour Market Outcomes Among Refugees to Canada

(Released March 19, 2020) Abstract: Canada welcomed over 830,000 refugees from the 1980s to 2000s. However, their economic outcomes, especially the variation among major refugee groups, have […]
March 9, 2020

Toolkit – Education International: Promoting integration of migrants and refugees in and through education

(Released 2018) The past years have seen large numbers of refugees moving to Europe. This, and the rise of populist movements in Europe and North America, […]
March 4, 2020

Report – Kinbrace: Vancouver READY Tours and Refugee Claimant Hearing Readiness:  Impact and Learnings (An Internal Study)

In 2019, Kinbrace commenced an internal study to analyze data collected since 2008 from the Vancouver READY Tour and to listen to anonymous feedback from former […]
February 17, 2020

Law Foundation of BC – Legal Advocacy Programs

Law Foundation of BC – Legal Advocacy Programs The Law Foundation of British Columbia funds Legal Advocacy Programs across British Columbia for low-income immigrants, refugees and […]
February 11, 2020

News Release: UNHCR Canada new representative Rema Jamous Imseis

(Feb 4, 2020) OTTAWA, Canada – The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Canada is pleased to welcome Ms. Rema Jamous […]
February 6, 2020

Report – CAMH: Common mental health problems in immigrants and refugees – General approach in primary care

Recognizing and appropriately treating mental health problems among new immigrants and refugees in primary care poses a challenge because of differences in language and culture and […]
February 4, 2020

Report – Stats Canada: The Long-term Economic Outcomes of Refugee Private Sponsorship

Summary: An important policy initiative implemented for the past 40 years in Canada, refugee private sponsorship has attracted international attention as Europe continues to grapple with […]
January 30, 2020

MOSAIC – 2-day Job Preparation Workshop for Refugee Claimants

MOSAIC will be offering a 2-day Job Preparation workshop for refugee claimants on Thursday February 6 and Friday February 7 at MOSAIC (The address is 5575 […]
January 23, 2020

Refugee Claimant Bulletin // October – December 2019

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 […]
January 22, 2020

MOSAIC – First Aid Training for Refugee Claimants

MOSAIC will be hosting a First Aid training for refugee claimants at the MOSAIC Surrey office from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm on February 15, 2020. […]
January 15, 2020

SFU – Refugee Livelihood Lab: Trampoline Program

SFU – Refugee Livelihood Lab: Trampoline – Ideas into Action! Program Recruitment has begun for Refugee Livelihood Lab’s Ideas Into Action! program. Ideas into Action! is a free […]
December 27, 2019

Legal Resources for Refugees & Refugee Claimants in BC

The following webpage provides a curated list of free or low-cost legal resources available to refugees and refugee claimants in British Columbia.     Free or […]
December 20, 2019

Training: Evaluating Programs for Refugees Workshops

We are pleased to present a third session of the Evaluating Programs for Refugees workshop taking place in Kelowna on January 21, 2020. This workshop is being offered in collaboration with The […]