January 20, 2021

AMSSA – BCSIS Informal English Language Learning Podcast Series

AMSSA’s new BCSIS Informal English Language Learning podcast mini-series promotes the sharing of innovative programs and resources.  The second episode,Employment Related Supports in ELL Programming is now available now […]
January 13, 2021

SFU Admissions: Supporting Students with Refugee Backgrounds

Are you or someone you know with a refugee background interested in pursuing higher education at Simon Fraser University? SFU is offering two virtual presentations, intended to […]
January 12, 2021

SFU: After-school programs for Surrey children and youth!

SFU’s registration is now open for several of their FREE online after-school programs! These FREE and virtual after-school programs help Surrey children and youth develop important […]
January 7, 2021

VAST: Survivor Advocate Capacity Building Program

Do you have lived-experience as a refugee? Do you see yourself advocating for Human Rights? Would you like to deepen or broaden your identity as an […]
November 30, 2020

Event – BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS: Accessibility of Post-Secondary Education for BC Newcomer Youth

Join WUSC UBC & SFU in this online webinar and networking discussion sessions on Accessibility of Post-Secondary Education for BC Newcomer Youth. Youth with immigrant and […]
November 30, 2020

AMSSA: Digital Access and Digital Literacy Lecture

COVID19 has revealed deep inequalities in access to technologies among Canadians. 34% of Canadians earning under $30,000 a year do not have a home Internet connection, […]
November 19, 2020

School Helpers: Free One-on-One Tutoring for Students!

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and worldwide school cancellations, School Helpers has been formed to support parents and younger students during this challenging transition […]
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 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 […]
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 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 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 […]
August 27, 2020

Training Webinar: Refugee Claim Process, Legal Requirements and Updates

This BC Refugee Hub Training Webinar, delivered on August 25, 2020, covers the refugee claim process, legal requirements for a refugee claim and legal updates due to […]
August 18, 2020

MOSAIC – Food Safe Training for Refugee Claimants

MOSAIC will be hosting 2 free Food Safe trainings for refugee claimants and the trainings will be in English.  Clients can register by emailing [email protected] Training […]
August 14, 2020

New bursary program for refugees and asylum seekers! 

Vancouver Career College and CDI College are launching a bursary program for refugees and asylum seekers that covers up to $5,000 worth of tuition towards diploma or certificate programs […]
July 28, 2020

EVENT: Answering all education credential challenges for refugees in Canada

Join Jumpstart Refugee Talent’s online event, in their one-stop-shop for refugees to get all of their questions answered about education credentials and accreditations. Event name: Credential Evaluation […]
July 18, 2020

DIVERSEcity: H.E.A.L. for Work Program for Women

Empowering survivors of violence and trauma getting into the labour market Gain new skills and work experience to build the life you want in Canada with […]
July 1, 2020

Toolkit – ISSofBC: Welcome to Our Homelands – A greeting from Canada’s First Peoples to newcomers

ISSofBC is very pleased to announce the formal launch of the Welcome to our Homelands in celebration of National Indigenous Day (June 21, 2020).   This […]
June 19, 2020

PIRS: Fresh Veggies for Newcomer Families

Earlier this year, PIRS embarked on a potential research project with the Institute for Sustainable Food Systems (ISFS) at KPU that looked into providing healthy food to newcomer […]