November 17, 2021

Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) – Fall Consultation: Welcoming newcomers with open borders

The Canadian Council for Refugees Fall Consultation will take place online from November 29 – December 3, 2021 on the theme of Welcoming newcomers with open […]
August 29, 2021

Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) – Afghanistan Crisis Information

August 20, 2021 – Update on the Afghanistan Crisis from the Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) The government announced on August 13 an expanded resettlement program, […]
August 28, 2021

MOSAIC, CCR, VAST: Virtual Information Sessions for Afghan Community

The situation in Afghanistan is quickly evolving with new policies rapidly being created by the Government of Canada. MOSAIC is working hard to ensure that members […]
June 21, 2021

National Indigenous Peoples Day – CCR Resources

Today, 21 June 2021, marks the day of the Summer Solstice. It also marks the 25th annual National Indigenous Peoples Day. A day to celebrate the […]
October 21, 2020

Canadian Council for Refugees – Fall Virtual Consultation

Canadian Council for Refugees is pleased to announce that the registration for our Fall Virtual Consultation is now open!   Event platform: Pheedloop The registration button […]
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 […]
July 25, 2020

CCR Media Release: Organizations welcome Court ruling on Safe Third Country

22 July 2020 Organizations welcome Federal Court decision confirming that sending refugee claimants back to the U.S. breaks Canadian law The Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR), […]
June 19, 2020

Event – CCR: World Refugee Day (CCR Virtual Spring Consultation)

Event: Come celebrate with us, World Refugee Day (CCR Virtual Spring Consultation) On-line storytelling on access and inclusion: Come celebrate World Refugee Day with us! On […]
May 26, 2020

CCR Youth Network: Covid-19 Impacts on Newcomer & Refugee Youth

The CCR Youth Network has compiled a document explaining challenges newcomer youth face; promising practices that CCR members have implemented; and some suggestions to better address […]
April 27, 2020

COVID-19 Updates

The BC Refugee Hub will be curating information about COVID-19 relating to refugees and refugee claimants in British Columbia. This webpage will be updated regularly as […]
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. […]
December 10, 2019

CCR Toolkit: Refugee family reunification: Practical Guide

This practical guide provides basic information for those assisting refugees in reuniting with immediate family members (spouse and dependent children). This version is last updated in […]
November 20, 2019

CCR: Working with Refugee Claimants – Resources for front-line workers

The Canadian Council for Refugees has recently released a resource toolkit for front-line workers supporting refugee claimants. The toolkit covers resources, services and programs nationally. Download […]