July 21, 2021

PIRS – Conversation Circle for Immigrant and Refugee Women

Drop-in program for immigrant and refugee women to gather, connect, socialize, and learn with their peers New and returning participants with intermediate-level spoken English are welcomed […]
May 19, 2021

Event – Legal Aid BC: Pathways for women with precarious status fleeing violence

This webinar is presented by Legal Aid BC. Women in abusive relationships who are also involved with immigration issues have a complex system to navigate. Come join […]
March 2, 2021

Jumpstart Refugee Talent: The Untold Stories of Refugee Women’s Superpowers

Save the date! For this year’s #WomensDay: Jumpstart Refugee Talent presents to you — “The Untold Stories of Refugee Women’s Superpowers.” When: March 8th, 2021 from […]
February 25, 2021

Learn and share: EU-Can Migrant Women Platform resources

In November 2020, the EU and Canada organized a series of events and policy dialogues with a focus on the integration of migrant women as part of their […]
February 16, 2021

ISSofBC – HIPPY and SMART programs for refugees and refugee claimants

ISSofBC is currently recruiting participants for their program SMART (Supporting Mothers and Raising Toddlers), and HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Pre-School Youngsters). Eligilibty: refugees, refugee claimants […]
February 10, 2021

MAP-BC “In Focus” Lecture Series: A Bitter Pill

You are invited to attend ‘A Bitter Pill’ – MAP’s first public presentation in the IN FOCUS 2021 series! Date: Thursday March 4th Time: 7:00 pm […]
November 15, 2020

SFU Research Study on Refugee Women

Are you interested in participating in a study to better understand the challenges young adult women from refugee backgrounds face in trying to pursue their educational […]
November 11, 2020

Camosun College: New Program for Immigrant Women & Refugees

Are you interested in learning how to start your own business by making food and crafts for sale at markets and craft fairs in Victoria? This […]
November 5, 2020

IRB: Notice on the Establishment of the Gender Related Task Force at the RPD

​The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Gender Related Task Force (GRTF) at the Refugee Protection Division […]
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 […]
August 26, 2020

Training Webinar: Domestic Violence – Supporting Refugees and Refugee Claimants in B.C.

This BC Refugee Hub Training Webinar, delivered on August 11, 2020, covers supports for refugees and refugee claimants facing domestic violence, along with self-care strategies for […]
August 17, 2020

ISSofBC – Reviving Hope and Home Program

Reviving Hope and Home – RHH is a flexible, individualized program for Government Assisted Refugee mothers to help them build connections and settle in Canada.  Government Assisted […]
July 26, 2020

Canadian Women’s Foundation: The Violence at Home Signal for Help – Video and Toolkit

There’s ample evidence that disaster situations can lead to a surge in gender-based violence. Public health directives on home isolation might increase danger and risk for people in […]
July 26, 2020

Burnaby Neighbourhood House: Services for Refugees

BNH Settlement Program provides free services and practical guidance to help newcomers refugees with their everyday living needs and the resources available to help you get […]
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 […]
June 24, 2020

Ni Wakati – Support for African immigrants and refugee women

Ni Wakati supports African immigrant and refugee women in making informed choices about their health and social needs.Navigating a new healthcare system as an African newcomer […]
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 […]
June 7, 2020

Refugee613/Réfugié613: Covid-19 Resource Database

Refugee 613 is an agile and innovative communications hub that informs, connects and inspires people to welcome refugees and build strong communities. The COVID-19 Community Information Exchange is intended […]
April 30, 2020

ISSofBC – (Online) Peer Support Group for Immigrant and Refugee Women

ISSofBC’s Virtual Peer Support Group for Immigrant and Refugee Women has expanded to five languages! We can help you face the challenges of social isolation online […]
November 29, 2019

Training Webinar: Supporting Women with Precarious Immigration Status, Refugees and Refugee Claimants Facing Domestic Violence – Safety Assessment and Safety Planning Tool

Supporting Women with Precarious Immigration Status, Refugees and Refugee Claimants Facing Domestic Violence – Safety Assessment and Safety Planning Tool Webinar original date: November 26, 2019 / 9:30 […]