October 8, 2021

Asylum Law and COVID-19 – A Conversation with UNHCR Canada

Interested in learning more about the asylum process in Canada and around the world? Join UNHCR Canada on October 19, 2021 at 10:00am Pacific (1:00pm EST) […]
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 […]
April 5, 2021

BC Refugee Hub Training Webinar: The Importance of Storytelling for Refugee Advocacy

In this webinar from March 17, 2021, Shanga Karim, Leila Shifteh and Richard Belcham discuss the importance of storytelling in refugee advocacy and representation. The webinar […]
February 1, 2021

BC Refugee Hub Training Webinar: Skilled Immigration as a Solution for Refugees

Join speakers Sandra Elgersma (UNHCR Canada) and Dana Wagner (TalentLift) to learn more about Canada’s Economic Mobility Pathways Project (EMPP) . In June, Minister Mendicino announced […]
January 31, 2021

BC Refugee Training Webinar: Refugee Research – National and Local Perspectives

Presented by the BC Refugee Hub, in this webinar session presenters shared their research findings on a variety of topics concerning refugees in Canada. DATE: Wednesday, […]
November 19, 2020

Training Webinar: Refugee/Asylum Claims – National and Local Updates from UNHCR Canada and Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB)

This BC Refugee Hub Training Webinar, delivered on November 17, 2020, covers national and local updates on refugee / asylum claim due to COVID-19, from UNHCR Canada […]
August 24, 2020

UNHCR Canada – Making a refugee claim

UNHCR Canada has recently released a resource on their new website: “Making a refugee claim”. The webpage contains up-to-date information on how to make a refugee […]
June 19, 2020

Event – Jumpstart Refugee Talent: World Refugee Day – Newly-settled Refugees Share Their Stories

Watch and listen to newly-settled refugees share their stories about navigating through the economic challenges posed by the COVID-19 health crisis on Friday June 19th, 2020.  […]
November 21, 2019

Infographic – UNHCR: Refugee Resettlement Process and the UNHCR

In this infographic, the UNHCR outlines the 4 phases of refugee resettlement to provide a greater understanding of the pathways to that exist and UNHCR involvement […]
August 30, 2019

Factsheet – UNHCR Canada: Asylum Claims – Proving your identity

August 2019 – UNHCR Canada has released a factsheet for Refugee Claimants / Asylum Seekers. The factsheet reviews key information needed by all asylum seekers when […]