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 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 21, 2021

ISSofBC – Workshop For Refugee Claimants: BC Health System (Spanish)

ISSofBC is hosting a workshop targeted to refugee claimants on the topic of the BC Health System, offered in Spanish. This event is open to all […]
July 21, 2021

PIRS – Conversation Circle for Immigrant and Refugee Women

Drop-in program for immigrant and refugee women to gather, connect, socialize, and learn with their peers New and returning participants with intermediate-level spoken English are welcomed […]
July 15, 2021

NewToBC: BC Libraries Described in 26 Languages

Libraries in countries around the world can be quite different. To help newcomers understand libraries in BC, NewToBC developed and translated this one-page description of BC […]
July 14, 2021

Legal Aid BC: Overview of Child Protection Law and Parents Legal Centres

Get the latest updates on child protection law and Parents Legal Centres with our guest speaker Brian Dybwad, managing lawyer at the Parents Legal Centre in Campbell River. Date: Thursday, […]
July 6, 2021

Canada Announces 3 New Initiatives to Welcome and Support More Refugees

The world is facing a refugee crisis. Across the globe, millions are displaced and longing for what most of us take for granted: a safe place […]
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 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 21, 2021

National Indigenous Peoples Day – CCR Resources

Today, 21 June 2021, marks the day of the Summer Solstice. It also marks the 25th annual National Indigenous Peoples Day. A day to celebrate the […]
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

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 […]
June 8, 2021

Invitation to Register – BC Refugee Hub World Refugee Day Event

The BC Refugee Hub, in partnership with Islam Unravelled,  will be hosting a World Refugee Day Event on June 20th from 5pm – 7pm titled: A […]
June 8, 2021

The Power of Stories: A Conversation on Refugees & Literature

To mark World Refugee Day, join MAP in partnership with Vancouver Public Library on June 17 at 7pm for a conversation with three writers who have […]
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 […]