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 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 […]
July 2, 2021

RSTP Private Sponsorship Training: Groups of Five and Community Sponsors – Application Forms Clinic (English)

This training sessions is hosted by RSTP (Refugee Sponsorship Training Program). Have any questions about application forms? This session will give you the chance to ask […]
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 28, 2021

RSTP Sponsorship Training: How to Submit a Refugee Sponsorship Application to ROC-O Via Email for G5s and CS Sponsors

This session is hosted by RSTP (Refugee Sponsorship Training Program). This session will provide an in-depth look at how to submit a refugee sponsorship application under […]
June 23, 2021

Government of Canada: Video – A Refugee’s Resettlement Journey to Canada

The Government of Canada has released a video in multiple languages on the refugee resettlement journey to Canada. Watch this video to find out what it’s […]
June 22, 2021

RSTP Private Sponsorship Training: How to Fill out Application Forms for G5 and CS Sponsors

This training is hosted by RSTP (Refugee Sponsorship Training Program). This session will provide an in-depth look at how to prepare applications to sponsor refugees under […]
June 16, 2021

MOSAIC: FREE Food Safe Training and First Aid Training for Refugee Claimants

MOSAIC is hosting a FREE Food Safe training and First Aid training for refugee claimants at our HQ office. Date and time: Food Safe Training: Thursday, […]
June 15, 2021

BC Newcomer Camp – Summer Camp Applications Now Open

BC NEWCOMER CAMP – Summer Camp 2021 – Applications now open! About the Summer Camp: The British Columbia Newcomer Camp Association (BC Newcomer Camp) is a Canadian […]
June 9, 2021

MAP-BC: Looking For Home – A Roundtable Discussion on Refugee Claimant Housing

Refugee claimants flee to Canada seeking protection from persecution, discrimination, and violence. Once here, they realize their journey has just started. One of their most significant […]
May 18, 2021

VAST & OHCHR: Survivor Advocate Capacity Building Program

Offered by the Vancouver Association for the Survivors of Torture (VAST) and funded by the United Nations (UN), Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights […]
May 14, 2021

MOSAIC: Virtual English Conversation Circle for Refugee Claimants (Beginners)

MOSAIC is offering Virtual English Conversation Circles to Refugee Claimants (Beginners Level). Date: April 29th to June 3rd Time: Group will meet online twice a week on […]
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 […]
April 28, 2021

IRCC: Canada Expands Efforts to Welcome More Yazidi Refugees and Other Survivors of Daesh

Over the past few years, the Government of Canada has kept its commitment to help Yazidi refugees and other survivors of Daesh start new lives in […]
April 14, 2021

Canadian Refugee Law – Who is it Protecting?

It is an established legal principle that refugees present at or within Canada’s borders are entitled to basic protection under Canadian law. Where precisely these borders lie, however, is far […]
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 […]
March 8, 2021

RSTP Virtual Training: Refugee Private Sponsorship Application Process

Join the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program’s virtual session in BC! Groups of Five and Community Sponsors – Application Forms Clinic (English/French) ***This session will be held […]
March 3, 2021

Jumpstart Refugee Talent: New Employment Support Programming for Refugees & Refugee Claimants in Metro Vancouver

Jumpstart Refuge is proud to introduce their Refugee Talent Hub, a unique Employment Support program at their refugee-led Jumpstart Refugee Talent.  Refugee Talent Hub is a […]
March 2, 2021

RSTP Virtual Training: How to submit a refugee sponsorship application

Join the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program’s virtual session in BC! This session will provide an in-depth look at how to submit a refugee sponsorship application under […]
February 18, 2021

MOSAIC: Vibrant in Vancouver

How do you spend your time? How can life feel more vibrant? MOSAIC, in partnership with VAST (Vancouver Association for Survivors of Torture) and VCST (Victoria Coalition […]