December 14, 2021

Expanding Refugee Pathways to Canada: Strategies for Welcoming Afghan and Other Refugees

A paper of the CERC in Migration & Integration recommends strategies for implementing the new Afghan resettlement programs and strengthening the impact of the Economic Mobility Pathways […]
November 26, 2021

CBSA: Refugee Claimants Arriving in Canada from the United States

If you have been directed back to the United States, you may now return to Canada at an official port of entry to resume your refugee […]
November 17, 2021

Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) – Fall Consultation: Welcoming newcomers with open borders

The Canadian Council for Refugees Fall Consultation will take place online from November 29 – December 3, 2021 on the theme of Welcoming newcomers with open […]
November 11, 2021

Kinbrace: Refugee Appeal Division – Information Sessions

A free orientation session for refugee claimants to learn about the refugee appeal process. Do you wonder what will happen if you receive a negative decision […]
November 5, 2021

News Release – Province of BC: New fund supports Afghan refugees to resettle in B.C.

A new $2-million fund will help the Province boost local services and supports for families resettling in British Columbia due to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan. […]
October 25, 2021

Launch of the Canadian Refugee Protection Portal

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is pleased to announce the launch of the Canadian Refugee Protection Portal (CRPP). Beginning October 6, 2021, persons in Canada […]
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) […]
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 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: November 12, 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 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 […]
August 24, 2021

Supporting Afghan Nationals: How the Special Programs Work

The Government of Canada has announced the resettlement of up to 20,000 vulnerable Afghan nationals to Canada. This will be done through a special immigration program […]
August 20, 2021

Kinbrace: Information Session – Refugee Appeal Division (RAD)

A free orientation session for refugee claimants to learn about the refugee appeal process. Do you wonder what will happen if you receive a negative decision […]
August 16, 2021

IRCC: Canada and the Resettlement of Afghan Nationals

In light of the recent events in Afghanistan, the Government of Canada has issued two press releases regarding the resettlement of vulnerable Afghan nationals in Canada. […]
August 13, 2021

IRCC: Government of Canada Offers Refuge to Afghans who Assisted Canada

Many brave Afghans made incredible contributions to Canada’s efforts in Afghanistan—often at great personal risk. While over 800 were able to resettle in Canada over the […]
August 4, 2021

CCPA – Report: Putting Home at the Heart of Refugee Resettlement

The culmination of a 5-year study based on interviews with recently arrived former refugees finds that securing good housing is a key part of successful settlement. […]