What’s New

May 21, 2018

Infographic: CCR – Refugee Transportation Loan

Infographic: CCR – Refugee Transportation Loan – The Canadian Council for refugees has put together an infographic to explain and make several recommendations concerning Refugee Transportation Loans.
May 21, 2018

Report: The Resilience Guide – Program Strategies for Responding to Trauma in Refugee Children

CMAS: The Resilience Guide – Program Strategies for Responding to Trauma in Refugee Children Many of the things we already do in early childhood programs—like providing safe, predictable […]
May 21, 2018

Report: Supporting the Mental Health of Refugees to Canada

January 2016 – Mental Health Commission of Canada – Supporting the Mental Health of Refugees to Canada KEY MESSAGES Canada is well positioned to provide incoming Syrian […]
May 21, 2018

Report: Provision of Settlement Services for LGBTQ Newcomers

The Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers: November 2016 – Provision Settlement Services for LGBTQ Newcomers to Edmonton: Identifying Needs and Best Practices (Excerpt from Report) Executive Summary: It is vitally important that LGBTQ newcomers be […]
May 21, 2018

Report: IEC–BC – Mapping Refugee Skills & Employer Needs in Surrey & Abbotsford

Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IEC–BC): November 1, 2017 –IEC–BC: Mapping Refugee Skills and Employer Needs in Surrey and Abbotsford:  This report fills this gap by identifying the occupational skills and experience of refugees in Surrey […]
May 21, 2018

Report: Province of BC – Students from Refugee Backgrounds – A guide for teachers and schools

December 2015 – Province of BC: Students from Refugee Backgrounds – An indepth guide for schools and teachers from the BC Ministry of Education Purpose of this Guide This Guide […]
May 21, 2018

Report: UVIC – Refugee Youth – Good Practices in Urban Resettlement Contexts

UVIC Centre for Youth & Society–  Refugee Youth – Good practices in Urban Resettlement Contexts – May 2016 (Excerpt from Report) Overview of Report: This paper begins with a discussion of […]
May 21, 2018

City of Surrey – Art & Stories by Children refugees in Surrey

City of Surrey: We are here now – Art & stories by child refugees in Surrey Compiled by Greta Hedley & Heba Khalid. This book was compiled for […]
May 21, 2018

Report: Mapping Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans & Queer Migrant Needs in Surrey, BC

Report: Mapping Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans & Queer Migrant Needs in Surrey, BC – A report commissioned by DIVERSEcity    
May 20, 2018

Info-bulletin: IRCC – Blended Visa Office-Referred (BVOR) Program

Information Bulletin – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) – Blended Visa Office-Referred (BVOR) Refugee Resettlement in Canada.
May 20, 2018

Info-bulletin: IRCC – Privately Sponsored Refugee (PSR) Program

Information Bulletin – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) – Privately Sponsored Refugee (PSR) Resettlement in Canada.  
May 20, 2018

ICA Constituent Group Training: PSR Program and Processes

PSR Program and Processes – Constituent Group Training Provided by Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria The purpose of this self-paced tutorial course is to allow constituent group […]
May 20, 2018

RSTP: Resource Kit for Planning for Month 13 for PSRS

Resource Kit for Planning for Month 13 – The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program provides information about planning for the end of sponsorship for PSRs.  
May 20, 2018

Guide to the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program

Information for Privately Sponsored Refugees The Guide to the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program is a step-by-step guide for the private sponsorship group to start work […]
May 20, 2018

RSTP Sponsoring Group Handbook

The RSTP Sponsoring Group Handbook emphasizes the “hands-on” work of helping newcomers settle. It covers the following: group formation sponsorship processing cross-cultural communication sponsor/newcomer relations contact with settlement […]
May 20, 2018

Info-sheet: RSTP Guidelines for Confidentiality and Privacy of Refugees

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) – Guidelines for Confidentiality and Privacy – A one-page guideline for confidentiality and privacy of refugees
May 20, 2018

Info-sheet: RSTP Sponsorship Disputes & Breakdown

Sponsorship Disputes & Breakdowns – The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program provides information about how to resolve disagreements, misunderstandings or breakdowns in between sponsors and newcomers.
May 20, 2018

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP)

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program – RSTP is a Government of Canada program designed to support Sponsorship Agreement Holders, that provides a wide array of online resources, information, […]
May 20, 2018

Government of Canada – Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program

The Government of Canada website provides a wide variety of resources on the topic of Private Sponsorship of Refugees targeted to sponsors andr refugees: Immigration, Refugees […]
May 20, 2018

CCR – Private Sponsorship of Refugees Toolkit

Private Sponsorship of Refugees Toolkit – Practical web-based resource to provide information about private refugee sponsorship to groups across Canada prepared by the Canadian Council for Refugees. […]