March 15, 2021

IEC-BC: Connecting Employers to Immigrant Talent

The Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IEC-BC) and Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) have partnered once again to provide your clients aiming to build a career in the banking […]
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 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 […]
November 19, 2020

School Helpers: Free One-on-One Tutoring for Students!

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and worldwide school cancellations, School Helpers has been formed to support parents and younger students during this challenging transition […]
July 20, 2020

(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 […]
July 4, 2020

City of Victoria’s PBSC: Participatory Budgeting Funding Opportunity!

 How would you spend $50,000 to assist newcomers in Victoria?   Did You Know: Close to 20% of Victoria’s population is composed of immigrants or refugees. […]
January 12, 2019

BCSIS (BC Settlement and Integration Services) Stream A and B Services for Refugee Claimants

The BC Refugee Hub has compiled a list of BCSIS (BC Settlement and Integration Services) Stream A and B services for refugee claimants. BCSIS Stream A and B […]
December 20, 2018

CCR: Automatic work permit applications for refugee claimants

The Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) has just released the following information on work permits for refugee claimants: Refugee claimants can now apply for a work […]
November 14, 2018

Event: Resettlement and Resilience (Victoria, BC)

Resettlement and Resilience: An evening with Mohammed Alsaleh and Sari Alesh Victoria Coalition for Survivors of Torture (VCST) and Disaster Aid Canada are proud to present […]
September 4, 2018

An Evening in Victoria with UNHCR Canada Representative

Victoria Friends – Join the RSTP program and ICA for an informative and inspiring evening with Jean-Nicolas Beuze, the UNHCR Representative in Canada, on the global refugee […]
May 24, 2018

Ready to Rent Guide

Ready to Rent Guide: R2R provides education that builds the skills, knowledge and confidence of participants while respecting them as adult learners through engaged and participatory […]
May 24, 2018

ICA: Housing Syrian Refugees

Housing Syrian Refugees: This video showcases a public housing testimony of positive experiences of housing Syrian refugees in Greater Victoria. This video is a collaboration between […]
May 22, 2018

Island Sexual Health

Island Sexual Health – A list of support services for the LGBTQ community on Vancouver Island, with a focus on primary healthcare.
May 22, 2018

Trans Vancouver Island

Trans Vancouver Island – A regularly maintained website with a list of resources and support services for the LGBTQ community on Vancouver Island.
May 22, 2018

Rainbow Health Co-operative

Rainbow Health Co-operative – A community owned organization located in Victoria, BC, with the mandate to provide healthcare, livelihood and related services to underserved communities; Membership is […]
May 22, 2018

South Island Pride Community Centre Society

South Island Pride Community Centre Society – A community resource providing support, health and social services, and public education for the well being of people of all genders, […]
May 22, 2018

Victoria Lesbian Seniors Care Society

Victoria Lesbian Seniors Care Society – The Victoria Lesbian Seniors Care Society supports lesbian health and social needs on Vancouver Island, British Columbia Canada. VLSCS provides safe, accessible, and welcoming spaces; and […]
May 21, 2018

Report: UVIC – Refugee Youth – Good Practices in Urban Resettlement Contexts

UVIC Centre for Youth & Society–  Refugee Youth – Good practices in Urban Resettlement Contexts – May 2016 (Excerpt from Report) Overview of Report: This paper begins with a discussion of […]
May 20, 2018

ICA Constituent Group Training: PSR Program and Processes

PSR Program and Processes – Constituent Group Training Provided by Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria The purpose of this self-paced tutorial course is to allow constituent group […]