October 15, 2021

The Power of Community Fundraising: Coming Together to Support Afghan Women

There is so much power in community fundraising, and the local community continues to show up for Afghan women. This fall, local businesses and organizations have […]
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 13, 2021

ISSofBC Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP) – Infosheet

This info-sheet shows the timeline and key activities undertaken by ISSofBC’s Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP) that supports newcomer Government Assisted Refugees (GARs) within thee first two […]
October 8, 2021

Asylum Law and COVID-19 – A Conversation with UNHCR Canada

Interested in learning more about the asylum process in Canada and around the world? Join UNHCR Canada on October 19, 2021 at 10:00am Pacific (1:00pm EST) […]
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 6, 2021

BC Refugee Hub Training Webinar: Digital Security Essentials and Digital Literacy Resources

The BC Refugee Hub is hosting this upcoming training webinar on digital security and digital literacy for newcomer refugees. This session will provide an overview of […]
September 27, 2021

Lecture: Afghans in Search of a Home – Crisis Awareness and Welcoming Refugees to a Brighter Future

Afghanistan is once again the victim of international politics as the American-backed regime toppled on August 15 and the Taliban have assumed power. This lecture will […]
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 […]
September 25, 2021

BC-Specific Community Resources for Afghan Newcomers

ISSofBC’s BC Refugee Hub, in partnership with BC4Afghans, have compiled a list of BC-specific community resources for Afghan newcomers. The resources listed in this document include: […]
September 22, 2021

Burnaby Neighbourhood House – Afghan Support Program

The Settlement and Integration Program at Burnaby Neighbourhood House, in conjunction with other agencies, is supporting the local needs of Afghan individuals and families impacted and […]
September 16, 2021

IRCC: Find out what special measures for Afghanistan apply to you

On August 13, 2021, Canada announced the resettlement of up to 20,000 vulnerable Afghan nationals to Canada. The Government of Canada also put in place a […]
September 14, 2021

MHCC & CYRRC: SPARK workshop on projects that support refugee child, youth, and family settlement

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and the Child and Youth Refugee Research Coalition (CYRRC) are partnering to host a virtual SPARK workshop on projects […]
September 3, 2021

BC Refugee Hub Training Webinar: Canada’s Refugee Private Sponsorship Program

The BC Refugee Hub would like to invite you to join this webinar to learn about Canada’s private sponsorship program, updates on private sponsorship pathways, the role of […]
August 31, 2021

Settlement Outcomes Highlights: Report Summary Findings from IRCC’s First Settlement Outcomes Report 2021

The Settlement Outcomes Highlights Report is the first of its kind, providing high-level research and findings on the settlement outcomes of newcomers to Canada. The Highlights […]
August 30, 2021

Canada’s Afghan Refugee Resettlement Program

(Original Post Date: Aug 30, 2021 | Last Updated: September 25, 2021)   The following info-page is curated by the BC Refugee Hub with the most […]
August 30, 2021

RSTP: Learn About What it Takes to be a BVOR Sponsor

Want to know what it takes to be a Blended Visa Office-Referred (BVOR) sponsor? Join Refugee Sponsorship Training Program on Thursday Sept 2 at 7pm ET […]
August 30, 2021

Measures for Processing of Files for Afghan Nationals

​The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) is aware of and monitoring the rapid changes in the political and security situation in Afghanistan. The Board […]
August 30, 2021

ISSofBC: Workshop For Refugee Claimants – Work Permit Application (Farsi)

ISSofBC is hosting a workshop targeted to refugee claimants on the topic of work permit applications, offered in Farsi / Dari . This event is open […]
August 29, 2021

Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) – Afghanistan Crisis Information

August 20, 2021 – Update on the Afghanistan Crisis from the Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) The government announced on August 13 an expanded resettlement program, […]
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 […]