What’s New

September 26, 2020

BNH: The Newcomer Learning Club! (Online)

Are you a newcomer elementary student? Has your learning been interrupted by COVID-19? Then come join a safe space to learn, experiment and grow! The Newcomer […]
September 25, 2020

MOSAIC: Free Refugee Claim Process in Canada Workshop

Join MOSAIC for a free Refugee Claim Process in Canada workshop on Tuesday, September 29th, 2020! Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Location: Workshop on ZOOM (phone or […]
September 24, 2020

Podcast: Along the Way – Stories of Hope, Refuge, and Resilience

You’ve read the headlines about refugees and asylum seekers. But behind the statistics are stories. Stories of real people who had to make heartbreaking decisions and […]
September 23, 2020

BNH: English Conversation for EAL Classes

Burnaby Neighbourhood House (BNH) hope you and your family are staying healthy and well during this challenging time. Join them for their English Conversation zoom classes. […]
September 22, 2020

MOSAIC: Free Food Safe Training for Refugee Claimants

MOSAIC is hosting 2 Free Food Safe training for refugee claimants! Date: Wednesday, September 23rd AND Thursday, September 24th Time: 9:00 am—5:30 pm Location: 5575 Boundary […]
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 […]