October 14, 2021

MOSAIC – English Conversation Circle

MOSAIC’s “English Conversation Circle” is back for in-person classes on November 2nd, 2021! This year, they are delivering the classes to the wider community and any immigration status is welcomed! […]
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 […]
October 4, 2021

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program – Informational Webinar

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) will be hosting this webinar with local settlement agencies on what settlement services are currently available and the best way for […]
September 25, 2021

YMCA Immigrant Services – Upcoming Fall 2021 programs

Interested participants who register on Eventbrite will be asked to fill out the attached application form if it is their first time attending an event sponsored […]
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 19, 2021

SVH: Newcomer Women Job Connection Program

The South Vancouver Neighbourhood House will be offering the Newcomer Women Job Connection program, which is designed to assist immigrant women in finding employment in childcare […]
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 […]
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 22, 2021

Burnaby Pride Digital Celebrations

Burnaby Pride is fast approaching and they are going virtual once again! Last year’s pride event was seen digitally by over 2100 people and this year, […]
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 5, 2021

Burnaby Family Life – Workshop Series: Queer + Trans History in Canada and BC

This workshop series is offered in partnership with Burnaby Together and Burnaby Intercultural Planning Table. Part 1 of this workshop series will take you through the […]
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 24, 2021

Burnaby Family Life: Let’s Talk About Hate Motivated Crimes and Incidents

Join Burnaby Family Life for a conversation on hate-motivated crimes and incidents, the laws around them, and support services available for victims. Presented by: Corporal Laura […]
June 17, 2021

LawMatters & Legal Aid BC: Legal Aid Resources & Forums

The LawMatters program works with public libraries to help community members access legal information and free or low-cost legal services. One of the ways in which […]
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

World Refugee Day (Victoria): Pathways to Post-Secondary Education for Refugees with Aboubakar Idriss

World Refugee Day: Pathways to Post-Secondary Education for Refugees with Aboubakar Idriss In recognition of World Refugee Day, local community partners join together along with the […]
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 10, 2021

Film: Humanity Beyond Numbers

You are invited to celebrate the World Refugee Day on June 17, 2021 between 5:30 – 7:30 pm.  Remember that every minute, 20 people leave everything […]
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 […]