June 12, 2024

BC Refugee Hub Webinar – Refugees and Refugee Claimants: Arrival Statistics and Trends

You are invited to this webinar hosted by the BC Refugee Hub where we will discuss refugee and refugee claimant arrival statistics and trends from local, […]
June 12, 2024

ICA / Vancouver Island RRT – Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) resource guide

This resource guide has been produced by the Vancouver Island Refugee Readiness Team (RRT) and provides complete information on the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP). The […]
June 6, 2024

Metro Vancouver RRT – Comprehensive Guide to Healthcare in British Columbia: Resources for Newcomers and Providers

This document produced by the Metro Vancouver RRT is a Comprehensive Guide to Healthcare in British Columbia: Resources for Newcomers and Providers. The document is also […]
June 5, 2024

DIVERSEcity – BC SAF HAVN program

New program funding from the provincial government, BC Services and Assistance for Humanitarian and Vulnerable Newcomers (BC SAF HAVN) supports the social and economic integration of […]
May 24, 2024

MAP-BC: World Refugee Day Event

You are cordially invited to join MAP BC for our World Refugee Day 2024 celebration. When: June 20th, 2024 Time: 11 AM to 3 PM Where: […]
May 13, 2024

Trans Care BC – Courses and learning tools for clinicians and the community.

Discover Trans Care BC’s Education Centre. Offering a wealth of resources and educational materials, Trans Care BC is dedicated to supporting transgender and gender diverse individuals. […]
May 9, 2024

ISSofBC GAR Bulletin – December 2023 and 2023 Year in Review

ISSofBC GAR Bulletins: Learn more about the thousands of Government Assisted Refugees ISSofBC has welcomed in over 45 years of serving newcomers to BC. Statistics on […]
May 6, 2024

SFU – Queer Voices: Universities as Catalysts for 2SLGBTQ+ Advocacy and Support

Discover the vibrant mosaic of LGBTQ+ perspectives at the “Queer Voices” event presented by SFU Public Square. This event is not only a celebration of diversity […]
May 1, 2024

ISSofBC and Open Door Group – Newcomers DisAbility Toolkit

Dive into the empowering world of inclusive support with ISSofBC and Open Door Group’s latest resource, the Newcomers Disability Toolkit. Designed to navigate the unique challenges […]
April 29, 2024

BC Refugee Hub Webinar: Work Permits for Refugee Claimants

In this webinar, hosted by the BC Refugee Hub, we reviewed necessary steps for refugee claimants to obtain an initial work permit. ; Topics covered Work […]
April 25, 2024

ICA – LGBTQ2S+ Services for Refugees and Immigrants

Explore a Welcoming Haven: LGBTQI2S Services at the Immigrant Welcome Centre. The Immigrant Welcome Centre in Victoria extends a warm embrace to individuals from diverse backgrounds, […]
April 18, 2024

Province of British Columbia – Expanding multi-language support, service for newcomers

Starting Monday, April 1, 2024, a new and expanded newcomer-services program will increase support for people to settle into their new communities, practise their English and […]
April 11, 2024

Impact North Shore – Bridge to Belonging: Survey on LGBTQIA+ Immigrant Settlement Services

As part of ongoing efforts to enhance settlement services, Impact North Shore is conducting a survey to gather insights on the current landscape of programs and […]
March 21, 2024

The Refugee Response Team – Thompson Okanagan Kootenays (RRT-TOK) – Housing Resources

This comprehensive resource hub is designed to assist individuals and families in accessing vital information and support related to housing communities in the Interior-Thompson Okanagan region […]
March 20, 2024

IRCC- Conflict in Sudan: Temporary immigration, passport and citizenship measures

A new pathway to permanent residency is now available for Sudanese nationals with Canadian family connections, aimed at those affected by the ongoing conflict in Sudan. […]
March 19, 2024

OUSH-OHPU: Pre-Arrival in Canada Orientation Tool!

Newcomers can now navigate their settlement journey with this pre-arrival tool.  This tool is tailored to provide newcomers with crucial information on rental prices, job markets, […]
March 15, 2024

City of Delta – Newcomer’s Guide

The City of Delta has released this Newcomer’s Guide to help support in the settlement of newcomers to the city. The guide includes a list of […]
March 7, 2024

IRB – Statistical Report 2023

The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada has released the statistical report titled: Claims by Country of Alleged Persecution – 2023. The statistics included are from […]
February 28, 2024

BC Refugee Hub & AMSSA Webinar: The Economic Mobility Pathways Pilot (EMPP)

This webinar held on February 8th, 2024 and hosted by the BC Refugee Hub in collaboration with AMSSA’s BC Refugee Resource Network. The webinar introduced the […]
February 21, 2024

CCR: Refugee determination system – a practical guide

The Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) produced this informative practice guide, intended for front line workers who support refugee claimants and other vulnerable migrants. Access guide […]