October 6, 2021

The Circles of Care and Connection: Home Visiting Program

Help to make a difference in the lives of newly arrived refugee children and their families in Vancouver and North Vancouver. The Circles of Care and […]
October 5, 2021

The Afghan Refugee Crisis – How Businesses Can Respond

As Canada becomes a place of refuge, BC prepares to welcome Afghan refugees. There will be many difficulties and challenges on the road ahead for Afghan […]
September 27, 2021

Lecture: Afghans in Search of a Home – Crisis Awareness and Welcoming Refugees to a Brighter Future

Afghanistan is once again the victim of international politics as the American-backed regime toppled on August 15 and the Taliban have assumed power. This lecture will […]
September 22, 2021

Burnaby Neighbourhood House – Afghan Support Program

The Settlement and Integration Program at Burnaby Neighbourhood House, in conjunction with other agencies, is supporting the local needs of Afghan individuals and families impacted and […]
September 22, 2021

IRCC: COVID-19 Factsheets for Sponsored and Resettled Refugees (Multilingual)

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has produced factsheets for sponsored and resettled refugees. The factsheets provide information on the symptoms of COVID-19 and how to […]
September 17, 2021

Travel Resumption Resource Kit for Refugee Sponsors (Updated August 2021)

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program‘s (RSTP) Travel Resumption Resource Kit for Refugee Sponsors is available to download at the links below. The kit: Outlines the procedure that […]
August 30, 2021

Measures for Processing of Files for Afghan Nationals

​The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) is aware of and monitoring the rapid changes in the political and security situation in Afghanistan. The Board […]
August 30, 2021

ISSofBC: Workshop For Refugee Claimants – Work Permit Application (Farsi)

ISSofBC is hosting a workshop targeted to refugee claimants on the topic of work permit applications, offered in Farsi / Dari . This event is 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 […]
August 24, 2021

Supporting Afghan Nationals: How the Special Programs Work

The Government of Canada has announced the resettlement of up to 20,000 vulnerable Afghan nationals to Canada. This will be done through a special immigration program […]
August 24, 2021

ISSofBC: Workshop For Refugee Claimants – Travel Document Application (Spanish)

ISSofBC is hosting a workshop targeted to refugee claimants on the topic of travel document applications, offered in Spanish . This event is open to all […]
August 18, 2021

MOSAIC: Finding a Job – Where to Look and How to Apply (for Refugee Claimants)

Are you a Spanish-speaking refugee claimant who is looking for a job in Canada? Join MOSAIC for this informational workshop to learn: • How to maximize […]
August 17, 2021

ISSofBC: Workshop For Refugee Claimants – Travel Documents (Farsi)

ISSofBC is hosting a workshop targeted to refugee claimants on travel documents, offered in Farsi / Dari . This event is open to all refugee claimants […]
August 16, 2021

IRCC: Canada and the Resettlement of Afghan Nationals

In light of the recent events in Afghanistan, the Government of Canada has issued two press releases regarding the resettlement of vulnerable Afghan nationals in Canada. […]
August 6, 2021

Toolkit: Queer Refugee Claimant Hearings

Created by Ottawa-based Capital Rainbow Refuge, the Queer Refugee Hearings Program (QRHP) Toolkit aims to “assist individuals claiming refugee protection based on sexual orientation, gender identity […]
July 29, 2021

ISSofBC: Workshop For Refugee Claimants – School System in BC (SWIS Program)

ISSofBC is hosting a workshop targeted to refugee claimants on the topic of the school system in BC, offered in Farsi / Dari . This event […]
July 23, 2021

Creative Writing Workshop: From Humanitarian to Human

For this creative writing workshop, you will be working with people who have refugee claimant experience, and who are interested in creating a piece of writing, […]
July 21, 2021

ISSofBC – Workshop For Refugee Claimants: BC Health System (Spanish)

ISSofBC is hosting a workshop targeted to refugee claimants on the topic of the BC Health System, offered in Spanish. This event is open to all […]
July 20, 2021

Changing the Way We Welcome Refugee Claimants – Invitation for Refugee Claimants to Interview

We want to understand where and how you encountered dignity, empowerment, and a sense of belonging from the time of submitting your refugee claim up to […]