October 20, 2020

BC Newcomer Camp: New Free Music Program for Refugee Children

In partnership with the Chapman and Innovation Grant through the UBC Centre for Community Engaged Learning, The BC Newcomer Camp‘s “Newcomers to Notes” is an in-person […]
October 19, 2020

Interest to sponsor forms for 2020 Parents and Grandparents Program now available

Canadians and permanent residents who wish to sponsor their parents and grandparents to come to Canada can now submit an interest to sponsor form online. The […]
October 8, 2020

IRCC: Temporary replacement of a lost/stolen Refugee Protection Claimant Document 

Temporary replacement of a lost/stolen Refugee Protection Claimant Document  People in Canada whose Refugee Protection Claimant Document (RPCD) have been lost or stolen may request a […]
October 7, 2020

New border measures to protect Canadian public health + travel restrictions update

News release October 2, 2020—Ottawa—Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Marco E. L. Mendicino, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair and Health Minister Patty Hajdu […]
October 6, 2020

North Shore Multicultural Society: Free online workshops for Refugees

North Shore Multicultural Society is offering multiple free online workshops to Refugees throughout October! October 7:  ‘North Shore Wildlife’ In collaboration with the North Shore Black […]
October 2, 2020

New Pathway to Permanent Residency: Refugee claimants working in the health-care sector – Practical information

The following information is provided by The Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR): Pandemic Health Care Workers Practical Information On 14 August 2020, the federal government announced […]
September 29, 2020

Douglas College: LINC Engage Program

LINC Engage: LEARN + CREATE. Gain confidence and develop skills through projects while learning English at the same time!  Exciting FREE program for immigrant and refugee youth […]
September 28, 2020

Training Webinar: Interim Federal Health Program – Overview and Updates due to Covid-19

Interim Federal Health Program – Overview and Updates due to Covid-19 This webinar is hosted by Bahar Taheri from the BC Refugee Hub. Join speakers Siffan […]
September 26, 2020

BNH: The Newcomer Learning Club! (Online)

Are you a newcomer elementary student? Has your learning been interrupted by COVID-19? Then come join a safe space to learn, experiment and grow! The Newcomer […]
September 25, 2020

MOSAIC: Free Refugee Claim Process in Canada Workshop

Join MOSAIC for a free Refugee Claim Process in Canada workshop on Tuesday, September 29th, 2020! Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Location: Workshop on ZOOM (phone or […]
September 23, 2020

BNH: English Conversation for EAL Classes

Burnaby Neighbourhood House (BNH) hope you and your family are staying healthy and well during this challenging time. Join them for their English Conversation zoom classes. […]
September 22, 2020

MOSAIC: Free Food Safe Training for Refugee Claimants

MOSAIC is hosting 2 Free Food Safe training for refugee claimants! Date: Wednesday, September 23rd AND Thursday, September 24th Time: 9:00 am—5:30 pm Location: 5575 Boundary […]
September 16, 2020

ISSofBC – A Dialogue on: Anti-Racism – Privilege and Power

Join ISSofBC for a dialogue on: Anti-Racism – Privilege and Power With guest speaker Dr. Moussa Magassa, PhD! ISSofBC Youth Hub encourages youth of all backgrounds to attend […]
September 16, 2020

Flavours of Hope: Coffee & Art for Newcomer Refugee Women

Flavours of Hope is a non-profit social enterprise that empowers and celebrates newcomer refugee women through cooking, storytelling, and entrepreneurship. Join in with activities led by […]
September 11, 2020

Event: Learn More about BC’s Office of the Human Rights Commissioner

You and people in your community are invited to attend a virtual regional conversation in Metro Vancouver. These conversations are an opportunity for folks to learn […]
September 10, 2020

Documentary Film Screening of ‘Journeys to Belonging’

Join  Jumpstart Refugee Talent & Films With A Cause for a screening of the research documentary, Journeys to Belonging, created by award-winning emerging filmmaker, Yazmeen Kanji. The screening […]
September 10, 2020

Career Readiness Workshop for Refugees

Are you a REFUGEE or a REFUGEE CLAIMANT? Are you looking to find meaningful employment that aligns with your previous work experience and/or educational experience? Join […]
September 10, 2020

PEACEGEEKS: Arrival Advisor Multilingual Online Demo Series

New to British Columbia or know someone who is? Arrival Advisor is a new, multilingual mobile app that helps immigrants and refugees find vital information and […]
September 7, 2020

Legal Aid BC: Legal Help Under Covid-19

Legal Aid BC is still here to help clients during COVID-19. Find up-to-date information about legal aid applications, legal information, and child protection, family advice, and criminal legal services […]
September 4, 2020

Refugee 613 – Multilingual Videos: Explains the Current Guidance on Wearing Masks

Refugee 613 has produced several multilingual videos to help ensure language is not a barrier to getting accurate, trustworthy information during COVID-19. Produced in collaboration with […]