July 12, 2021

IOM Report: Digital Inclusion of Refugees Resettling to Canada – Opportunities and Barriers

There is now broad recognition that connectivity and access to digital tools and services are fundamental to inclusion and participation in society. The research study aims […]
June 29, 2021

(Updated) Free English Conversation Circles – A Comprehensive Listing

English Conversation Circles are a free resource for all refugees and newcomers to take advantage of to practice their English skills, make social connections and learn […]
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 […]
March 11, 2021

BC Refugee Hub – Refugee Claimant Bulletin // Oct – Dec 2020 & Annual Rollup

The BC Refugee Hub has compiled statistics for refugee claimant arrivals in British Columbia in the newest edition of the refugee claimant bulletin. Items featured in […]
January 31, 2021

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, […]
January 25, 2021

UNHCR: #StandUp4Migrants Toolkit

UNHCR believes there is an urgent need to question and change the way we speak about migrants and migration. When migrants are portrayed in a negative […]
December 28, 2020

What does an ethics of care mean for knowledge mobilization in migration contexts?

In this webinar, the Refugee Research Network (RRN) explored the ways in which an ethics of care can complement dominant procedural ethics approaches to research and […]
December 21, 2020

Remembering Refuge: Between Sanctuary and Solidarity – An Oral History

Remembering Refuge: Between Sanctuary and Solidarity is an oral history archive highlighting the stories of people from Haiti, El Salvador, and Guatemala, who crossed the Canada-US […]
December 16, 2020

Info-sheet: Applying for Permanent Residence for Refugee Claimants

The BC Refugee Hub has developed this one-pager info-sheet for refugee claimants who have been given a positive claim decision and can now apply for permanent […]
December 15, 2020

Glossary of Terms – Refugees and Refugees Claimants in Canada

The following is a comprehensive list of common terms used in reference to refugees and refugee claimants in Canada. Asylum– The granting by a State of […]
December 14, 2020

Pandemic Borders – Examining the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic

Are Canadians changing their attitude on migration due to COVID-19? Join openDemocracy to examine the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic raises for vulnerable residents and workers […]
December 7, 2020

Infographic: Safe Spaces – Youth with Refugee Experience and Their Parents Harnessing Resilience

New infographic project on refugee youth and their parents’ participation in a resilience-building workshop.  Objective: This study aims to create a space of open discussions for […]
November 18, 2020

IRB Canada: Review of the implementation of the SOGIE Guideline

The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) has published a review of the way it is implementing Chairperson’s Guideline 9: Proceedings Before the IRB Involving Sexual Orientation and […]
November 18, 2020

IRCC: 2020 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration

Message from the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada continues to be a safe and welcoming destination for immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers. Immigrants enrich […]
November 16, 2020

Refugee Claimant Bulletin // April – June 2020

The BC Refugee Hub has compiled statistics for refugee claimant arrivals in British Columbia in the newest edition of the refugee claimant bulletin. Items featured in […]
November 13, 2020

CIIM: Comparing the German And Canadian Experiences of Resettling Refugees

Comparing the German And Canadian Experiences of Resettling Refugees – A 21st Century Response  The Canadian Institute of Identities and Migration has released the latest issues […]
November 5, 2020

IRB: Notice on the Establishment of the Gender Related Task Force at the RPD

​The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Gender Related Task Force (GRTF) at the Refugee Protection Division […]
October 2, 2020

New Pathway to Permanent Residency: Refugee claimants working in the health-care sector – Practical information

The following information is provided by The Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR): Pandemic Health Care Workers Practical Information On 14 August 2020, the federal government announced […]
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 […]
July 26, 2020

Canadian Women’s Foundation: The Violence at Home Signal for Help – Video and Toolkit

There’s ample evidence that disaster situations can lead to a surge in gender-based violence. Public health directives on home isolation might increase danger and risk for people in […]