May 17, 2022

Langara College – A Night of Inspiring Stories of Resilience

Langara College invites you to join an evening of Inspiring Stories of Resilience. Langara College will be hosting a special evening with keynote speaker, Shakila Zareen, who will be sharing […]
May 16, 2022

IRCC – Businesses offer jobs for Afghan newcomers

May 13, 2022—Ottawa, Ontario – The Government of Canada is working hard to resettle at least 40,000 Afghan nationals as quickly and safely as possible. Canada […]
May 16, 2022

Canada’s Afghan Refugee Resettlement Program

(Original Post Date: Aug 30, 2021 | Last Updated: May 16, 2022)   The following info-page is curated by the BC Refugee Hub with the most […]
May 15, 2022

Burnaby School District SWIS Program: Information Session for Recent Newcomers from Ukraine

Coming to a new country isn’t easy. Burnaby Schools SWIS workers help immigrant & refugee families connect to schools & community. They’re hosting a session for newcomers […]
May 12, 2022

IRCC: Government of Canada expands settlement services for newcomers in the Prairies

May 12, 2022—Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan—Newcomers to Canada play a crucial role in our country’s future and our economic recovery from the pandemic. They enrich our communities, […]
May 9, 2022

Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project – Webinar: Supporting integration and mental health of Arabic speaking refugee youth

In this webinar Susan Brigham and Marwa Khobieh share findings from their study with Arabic-speaking refugee youth and their mothers who participated in focus group interviews […]
May 6, 2022

CYRRC- Podcast Episode #7: Supporting the Mental Health of Refugee Youth

Child and Youth Refugee Research Coalition (CYRRC) shared the latest podcast episode with guest speakers sharing perspectives on the most common mental health challenges faced by […]
April 26, 2022

Report: Assessing Virtual Mental Health Access for Refugees during the COVID-19 Pandemic Using the Levesque Client-Centered Framework

Abstract During the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health services rapidly transitioned to virtual care. Although such services can improve access for underserved populations, they may also present […]
April 4, 2022

Government of Canada: Jobs for Ukraine – Job Bank

The Government of Canada has set up a Job Bank for displaced Ukrainians arriving to Canada. There are resources for employers who want to support Ukrainian nationals […]
April 4, 2022

Frog Hollow: Life Skills Workshop Series for Afghan Refugees

Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House understands that settling in a new place and making it home for you and your family is a challenging and long process. […]
April 4, 2022

Programs & Services: YWCA Afghan Women’s Employment

YWCA Afghan Women’s Employment (AWE) is an employment and training program that supports Afghan refugee women in exploring and securing careers or further education in Canada. […]
March 31, 2022

AMSSA E-Learning Course: LGBTQI2+ Newcomers Critical Issues – An e-learning course for service providers

AMSSA has just released a new e-learning course that will support settlement and integration service providers in delivering services in a sensitive and safe manner for […]
March 31, 2022

Government of Canada: Canada expands settlement support for Ukrainians coming to Canada

Quick facts Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has received over 80,000 CUAET applications. Key figures are updated weekly. As of early April, the Canadian Red […]
March 28, 2022

Ukrainian Crisis: Women Survivors Resource Network Monthly Speaker Series

This speaker series is presented by a community of refugee and immigrant women from regions of armed conflict who have come together, in partnership with VAST, […]
March 24, 2022

INVITATION TO REGISTER – BC Refugee Hub Webinar – Displaced Ukrainians to BC: What we know

Hosted by ISSofBC’s BC Refugee Hub, this webinar aims to provide attendees with high level information on how Ukrainians will be settled in British Columbia, their […]
March 21, 2022

ISSofBC: Updates – Ukraine Crisis

Canada’s response to the Russian occupation of Ukraine is evolving rapidly, specifically related to immigration-related decisions on whether and how displaced Ukrainians may be able to […]
March 21, 2022

Digital Messaging Service for Afghan Newcomers

Refugee 613 is a communications organization created by a network of service providers, refugee sponsors and community volunteers. They provide their partners and the public with […]
March 10, 2022

Indigenous Skills Cultural Sharing Workshops

The Construction Foundation of BC (CFBC) is a registered Canadian charity and was established in 2012. They build community through engagement in charitable initiatives, Indigenous relationship building […]
February 23, 2022

Report: Refugee status and country of origin shape the economic outcomes of newcomer children later in life

This research conducted by Yoko Yoshida from Western University and Jonathan Amoyaw, and Rachel McLay of Dalhousie University conducted this research to explore the long-term effect […]
February 9, 2022

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Refugees, asylum claimants, sponsors and PRRA applicants

Travel restrictions have an impact on many people who can’t travel to Canada right now. These restrictions stop most discretionary travel to Canada. At this time, […]