August 19, 2021

SVH: Newcomer Women Job Connection Program

The South Vancouver Neighbourhood House will be offering the Newcomer Women Job Connection program, which is designed to assist immigrant women in finding employment in childcare […]
August 13, 2021

IRCC: Government of Canada Offers Refuge to Afghans who Assisted Canada

Many brave Afghans made incredible contributions to Canada’s efforts in Afghanistan—often at great personal risk. While over 800 were able to resettle in Canada over the […]
July 26, 2021

Building Capacity to Support the Mental Health of Immigrants and Refugees: A Toolkit for Settlement, Social and Health Service Providers

The toolkit is designed to provide a snapshot of essential information, tools, resources and examples of promising practices that can be integrated into the daily work […]
July 6, 2021

Canada Announces 3 New Initiatives to Welcome and Support More Refugees

The world is facing a refugee crisis. Across the globe, millions are displaced and longing for what most of us take for granted: a safe place […]
June 10, 2021

Film: Humanity Beyond Numbers

You are invited to celebrate the World Refugee Day on June 17, 2021 between 5:30 – 7:30 pm.  Remember that every minute, 20 people leave everything […]
June 7, 2021

Report: Supporting Canada’s COVID-19 Resilience and Recovery Through Robust Immigration Policy and Programs

Canada has been seen globally as a leader in immigration and integration policies and programs, and as an attractive and welcoming country for immigrants, refugees, temporary […]
May 31, 2021

Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement – Safe Third Country Agreement Remains in Effect

The Safe Third Country Agreement between Canada and the United States (U.S.) is part of the U.S.–Canada Smart Border Action Plan. The Safe Third Country Agreement remains […]
May 24, 2021

UBC Migration: Geographies of the Heart – Life-writing from Newcomers to Canada

The UBC Centre for Migration Studies Global Migration Podcast is back for a second season entitled “Geographies of the Heart: Life-writing from Newcomers to Canada” hosted by award-winning advocate, Mohammed […]
May 3, 2021

IRCC: New Pathway to Permanent Residency for Over 90,000 Essential Temporary Workers and International Graduates

On April 14, 2021, the Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced an innovative pathway to permanent residency for over 90,000 […]
March 25, 2021

PeaceGeeks: Settlement Services Feedback Survey

Do you have something to say about your settlement experience? PeaceGeeks is conducting research on how people give feedback about their experience using settlement services. They […]
March 17, 2021

VYC KINDRED – Youth Choir for Newcomer Youth

VYC KINDRED is a new choir for newcomers to Canada who are ages 13-18.  All youth who are new to Canada and have a love of singing […]
March 15, 2021

IEC-BC: Connecting Employers to Immigrant Talent

The Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IEC-BC) and Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) have partnered once again to provide your clients aiming to build a career in the banking […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
July 31, 2020

Purpose Society Summer Food Hamper Program

The Lower Mainland Purpose Society provides social, health and education programs for the lower mainland community. The agency is a community-based multi-service organization that delivers a […]
July 4, 2020

City of Victoria’s PBSC: Participatory Budgeting Funding Opportunity!

 How would you spend $50,000 to assist newcomers in Victoria?   Did You Know: Close to 20% of Victoria’s population is composed of immigrants or refugees. […]
June 24, 2020

Ni Wakati – Support for African immigrants and refugee women

Ni Wakati supports African immigrant and refugee women in making informed choices about their health and social needs.Navigating a new healthcare system as an African newcomer […]
June 19, 2020

PIRS: Fresh Veggies for Newcomer Families

Earlier this year, PIRS embarked on a potential research project with the Institute for Sustainable Food Systems (ISFS) at KPU that looked into providing healthy food to newcomer […]
June 18, 2020

ISSofBC: Bursaries 2020

ISSofBC is encouraging education for newcomers and refugees to Canada with nine bursaries of $1,000 each. Eligible applicants committed to their academic pursuits may apply for […]