What’s New

January 30, 2020

MOSAIC – 2-day Job Preparation Workshop for Refugee Claimants

MOSAIC will be offering a 2-day Job Preparation workshop for refugee claimants on Thursday February 6 and Friday February 7 at MOSAIC (The address is 5575 […]
January 23, 2020

Refugee Claimant Bulletin // October – December 2019

The BC Refugee Hub has compiled statistics for refugee claimant arrivals in British Columbia in the newest edition of the refugee claimant bulletin. Items featured in […]
January 22, 2020

MOSAIC – First Aid Training for Refugee Claimants

MOSAIC will be hosting a First Aid training for refugee claimants at the MOSAIC Surrey office from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm on February 15, 2020. […]
January 15, 2020

SFU – Refugee Livelihood Lab: Trampoline Program

SFU – Refugee Livelihood Lab: Trampoline – Ideas into Action! Program Recruitment has begun for Refugee Livelihood Lab’s Ideas Into Action! program. Ideas into Action! is a free […]
December 27, 2019

Legal Resources for Refugees & Refugee Claimants in BC

The following webpage provides a curated list of free or low-cost legal resources available to refugees and refugee claimants in British Columbia.     Free or […]
December 20, 2019

Training: Evaluating Programs for Refugees Workshops

We are pleased to present a third session of the Evaluating Programs for Refugees workshop taking place in Kelowna on January 21, 2020. This workshop is being offered in collaboration with The […]
December 18, 2019

TriCities LIP – Refugee Success Stories

The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) has gathered a series of Refugee Success Stories about folks living in the Tri-Cities area. Diversity brings strength, resilience and […]
December 16, 2019

UNHCR – Global Refugee Forum

The UNHCR hosted the first Global Refugee Forum this week. The forum comes at the end of a tumultuous decade in which the number of refugees […]
December 12, 2019

SHARE – New Beginnings Refugee Program

SHARE Family & Community Services: New Beginnings – Newcomer and Refugee Support for Children, Youth and their families New Beginnings community programs provides support for refugee […]
December 11, 2019

Report: Creating a Home in Canada: Refugee Housing Challenges and Potential Policy Solutions

(November 2019) This report looks at challenges that refugees face in finding housing, especially outside urban areas. Summary: When the Canadian government pledged in late 2015 […]
December 10, 2019

CCR Toolkit: Refugee family reunification: Practical Guide

This practical guide provides basic information for those assisting refugees in reuniting with immediate family members (spouse and dependent children). This version is last updated in […]
December 6, 2019

VIDEO – IRCC: Your first two weeks in Canada

IRCC has released a video for newcomer titled: Your first two weeks in Canada. This video will help newcomers get ready for their new life in […]
December 5, 2019

PIRS – Refugee StrongStart Program

PIRS – Refugee StrongStart Program This program brings parents and children together and focuses on the following domains of developmental parenting: Affection: warmth, physical closeness, and […]
December 4, 2019

IRCC launches pilot project for family reunification

IRCC launches pilot project for family reunification:  IRCC has launched a new 2-year pilot project that will reunite more families. The pilot project allows some previous […]
December 3, 2019

DIVERSEcity – First Steps Early Years Refugee Program

The First Steps Early Years Refugee Settlement Program has been designed to serve both newly arrived refugee children ages birth to five and their caregivers. The […]
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 […]
November 27, 2019

REPORT – IRCC: Syrian Outcomes Report – Research and Evaluations

In June 2019, IRCC’s Evaluations Division released a report on Syrian Outcomes. The Syrian Outcomes Report provides a thematic overview of the outcomes of the Syrian […]
November 22, 2019

EVENT: MOSAIC – Cold Weather Accessory Market for Refugee Claimants

With the cold winter season fast approaching, MOSAIC has taken action to support refugee claimants with umbrellas and accessories. On Sunday, December 8th, MOSAIC will be […]
November 21, 2019

Infographic – UNHCR: Refugee Resettlement Process and the UNHCR

In this infographic, the UNHCR outlines the 4 phases of refugee resettlement to provide a greater understanding of the pathways to that exist and UNHCR involvement […]
November 20, 2019

CCR: Working with Refugee Claimants – Resources for front-line workers

The Canadian Council for Refugees has recently released a resource toolkit for front-line workers supporting refugee claimants. The toolkit covers resources, services and programs nationally. Download […]