August 5, 2022

The International Partnership for Queer Youth Resilience (INQYR) – Join the Youth Advisory Board

The International Partnership for Queer Youth Resilience (INQYR) aims to improve the mental health of LGBTQ+ youth through various technologies (e.g., apps, games, resources, etc.). INQYR […]
July 20, 2022

CYRRC Report – Stories of Settlement – Sharing research and experience from diverse perspectives

The Child and Youth Refugee Research Coalition (CYRRC) is a nationwide alliance of academics, community partners and government agencies working to promote the successful integration of […]
June 28, 2022

CYRRC – Promoting the Health of Separated Refugee Youth: Policy Implications

This document provides evidence-informed policy recommendations for amendments in Canadian refugee and immigration policy, based on a Social Determinants of Health model. A systematic literature review […]
May 15, 2022

Burnaby School District SWIS Program: Information Session for Recent Newcomers from Ukraine

Coming to a new country isn’t easy. Burnaby Schools SWIS workers help immigrant & refugee families connect to schools & community. They’re hosting a session for newcomers […]
May 9, 2022

Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project – Webinar: Supporting integration and mental health of Arabic speaking refugee youth

In this webinar Susan Brigham and Marwa Khobieh share findings from their study with Arabic-speaking refugee youth and their mothers who participated in focus group interviews […]
May 6, 2022

CYRRC- Podcast Episode #7: Supporting the Mental Health of Refugee Youth

Child and Youth Refugee Research Coalition (CYRRC) shared the latest podcast episode with guest speakers sharing perspectives on the most common mental health challenges faced by […]
February 23, 2022

Report: Refugee status and country of origin shape the economic outcomes of newcomer children later in life

This research conducted by Yoko Yoshida from Western University and Jonathan Amoyaw, and Rachel McLay of Dalhousie University conducted this research to explore the long-term effect […]
August 12, 2021

CYRRC Podcast: The Refuge

The Child and Youth Refugee Research Coalition (CYRRC) is pleased to share their new podcast series, The Refuge. This series brings together youth with refugee experience, […]
June 15, 2021

BC Newcomer Camp – Summer Camp Applications Now Open

BC NEWCOMER CAMP – Summer Camp 2021 – Applications now open! About the Summer Camp: The British Columbia Newcomer Camp Association (BC Newcomer Camp) is a Canadian […]
April 26, 2021

IRCC: Submit Nominations for IRCC Youth Advisory Group (YAG)

The Integration and Settlement Policy Department is launching an intake process to select a second cohort of IRCC Youth Advisory Group (YAG) members for 2021-2023. First […]
March 26, 2021

The Village Pilot Project (VPP): Youth Mentorship, Leadership and Academic Training

Red Fox Healthy Living Society and KUPAA Foundation invite youth in grades 6-12 to join our Village Pilot Project program from March 2021 –  March 2022. […]
February 10, 2021

MOSAIC: Online Employment Workshop Series for Refugee Claimants

Join Mosaic for their online employment workshop for refugee claimants – February 17th! Workplace Culture and Integration: Starting Your New Job WHEN: Wednesday February 17th 10:30 […]
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 8, 2021

Summer Leadership Program (SLP): Virtual Internship 2021

The Summer Leadership Program (SLP) is looking for young leaders from across the country to join their team next summer. It’s an incredible opportunity to learn […]
December 9, 2020

Kids Help Phone – Mental Health Support in Arabic 24/7

Kids Help Phone is proud to present professional phone counselling service in Arabic, facilitated by interpreters. Kids Help Phone offers 24/7 e-mental health support to all […]
December 7, 2020

Infographic: Safe Spaces – Youth with Refugee Experience and Their Parents Harnessing Resilience

New infographic project on refugee youth and their parents’ participation in a resilience-building workshop.  Objective: This study aims to create a space of open discussions for […]
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 […]