April 11, 2024

Impact North Shore – Bridge to Belonging: Survey on LGBTQIA+ Immigrant Settlement Services

As part of ongoing efforts to enhance settlement services, Impact North Shore is conducting a survey to gather insights on the current landscape of programs and […]
March 21, 2024

KCR – Housing Resources

Welcome to the Housing Resources page provided by KCR Community Resources. This comprehensive resource hub is designed to assist individuals and families in accessing vital information […]
March 20, 2024

IRCC- Conflict in Sudan: Temporary immigration, passport and citizenship measures

A new pathway to permanent residency is now available for Sudanese nationals with Canadian family connections, aimed at those affected by the ongoing conflict in Sudan. […]
March 19, 2024

OUSH-OHPU: Pre-Arrival in Canada Orientation Tool!

Newcomers can now navigate their settlement journey with this pre-arrival tool.  This tool is tailored to provide newcomers with crucial information on rental prices, job markets, […]
March 15, 2024

City of Delta – Newcomer’s Guide

The City of Delta has released this Newcomer’s Guide to help support in the settlement of newcomers to the city. The guide includes a list of […]
February 28, 2024

BC Refugee Hub & AMSSA Webinar: The Economic Mobility Pathways Pilot (EMPP)

This webinar held on February 8th, 2024 and hosted by the BC Refugee Hub in collaboration with AMSSA’s BC Refugee Resource Network. The webinar introduced the […]
February 15, 2024

BC Refugee Hub & AMSSA Webinar: Integrating Trauma Informed Practice into Front Line Services for Newcomers

On January 25, 2024, AMSSA and the BC Refugee Hub have partnered to present a webinar for professionals from various fields to better support and integrate […]
February 14, 2024

UNHCR Canada: UN Refugee Agency in Canada welcomes Joey Hanna as Head of Field Unit in Montreal

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Canada is pleased to welcome Mr. Joey Hanna as Head of Montreal Field Unit. […]
February 1, 2024

IFHP Toolkit for Refugee Claimants

In this online info page, the BC Refugee Hub has curated information about the Interim Federal Health Program for Refugee Claimants. This information may be used […]
January 10, 2024

IRCC Announcements: Immigration measures for people affected by Israel-Hamas conflict

On December 21, 2023, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced “Immigration measures to help people affected by the Israel–Hamas conflict”. The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister […]
January 8, 2024

IRCC: Canada to launch humanitarian pathway for people affected by the conflict in Sudan

On December 28, 2023, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada announced a new humanitarian pathway for people affected by the conflict in Sudan. “The ongoing conflict in […]
November 21, 2023

WEBINAR INVITATION BCRRN & BC Refugee Hub: Housing Toolkit Workshop Series – Part 1 and Part 2

This series was hosted by AMSSA’s BC Refugee Resource Network and ISSofBC’s BC Refugee Hub Part 1: Housing Search Assessment & Short-Term Solutions Date: December 1, […]
November 11, 2023

BC RRN & BC Refugee Hub: Housing Toolkit

The Housing Toolkit is a guide for agencies supporting newcomer clients with finding and securing housing, bringing together useful resources from experienced agencies providing housing search […]
September 22, 2023

ISSofBC & York University – Report: SUSTAINING WELCOME Longitudinal Research on Integration with Resettled Syrian Refugees

JUST RELEASED: New multi-year research calls for increased long-term mental health support for refugees and integration programs that develop their social networks. The research report, Sustaining […]
September 12, 2023

Refugee Hub – University of Ottawa: Literature Reviews

Global Literature Synthesis Report: Refugee Sponsorship and Integration Outcomes (2021) – Tasha Stansbury, Graduate Fellow, Refugee Hub Global Literature Synthesis Report: Recent Canadian Research on Migrant Integration (2022) – Ian […]
September 6, 2023

Options – Pre-Employment Series for Refugee Claimants

Join Options Community Resources for their Pre-Employment Series for Refugee Claimants. Sessions start from September 7th to September 21st. For registration and more information, contact Lesley […]
September 5, 2023

Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies – Your Rights on Research

An Information Sheet for People Taking Part in Forced Migration Research Taking part in a research project gives you a chance to make your voice heard, […]
June 27, 2023

AMSSA E-Learning: Trauma Informed Approaches to Supporting Overwhelmed Children

On November 3, 2022, AMSSA hosted a 1-hour virtual workshop by Dr. Sean Larsen on “Trauma Informed Approaches to Supporting Overwhelmed Children” for IRCC-funded early childhood […]
June 20, 2023

AMSSA Infosheet – Supports for Newcomer Children Living With Disabilities

This issue is an addition to previous informational resources AMSSA has developed to recognize and identify the unique barriers that impact newcomers with disabilities and their […]
June 16, 2023

AMSSA B.C. Refugee Resource Network’s Seeking Refuge Bulletin – Register Today

AMSSA would like to invite you to register for the B.C Refugee Resource Network’s Seeking Refuge bulletin. The bulletin provides reliable and timely information, news, updates […]