What’s New

September 5, 2019

Factsheet – UNHCR Canada: Irregular Arrivals at the Border – Background Information Jan-May 2019

June 2019 – UNHCR Canada has released a statistical factsheet on the irregular arrivals at the border of refugee claimants / asylum seekers between January – […]
September 3, 2019

YWCA – ASPIRE Employment Program for Refugee Women

YWCA Aspire is a FREE employment program that assists newcomer refugee women in gaining valuable work experience with organizations in the non-profit sector. PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS: Six […]
August 30, 2019

Factsheet – UNHCR Canada: Asylum Claims – Proving your identity

August 2019 – UNHCR Canada has released a factsheet for Refugee Claimants / Asylum Seekers. The factsheet reviews key information needed by all asylum seekers when […]
August 28, 2019

SFU Forum: How does climate change and food insecurity affect international migration?

How does climate change and food insecurity affect international migration? Simon Fraser University (SFU) invites you to attend a series of public engagement forums to establish […]
August 21, 2019

The Shoe Project – Training for Refugee and Immigrant Women

The Shoe Project is currently recruiting for its fall 2019 cycle. The Shoe Project is a writing and theatre workshop for 12 women who work with  author Caroline Adderson to write the story of how […]
August 19, 2019

Workshops for Refugee Claimants in Vancouver

Settlement Orientation Services (SOS) will be providing a series of workshops for Refugee Claimants at the ISSofBC Welcome Centre. When: Every Tuesday from 1pm to 3pm; […]
August 17, 2019

English Conversation Circle for Refugee Claimants

MOSAIC’s free Conversation Circle for Refugee Claimants will be back on Wednesday August 21st at 6:00 pm at MOSAIC HQ (5575 Boundary Road, Vancouver). Quick Details: […]
August 13, 2019

Training Forum: Connected, Empowered and Media Literate – Changing the Portrayal of Refugees in the Media

The BC Refugee Hub, in collaboration with the Vancouver Immigration Partnership (VIP), Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House (MPNH), and the UBC Migration, hosted a learning and dialogue session […]
August 2, 2019

BVOR Fund 2019

After the success of the 2018 BVOR Fund, the Refugee Hub, the Shapiro Foundation and G. Barrie Landry are relaunching the 2019 BVOR Fund. This fund will […]
July 23, 2019

Refugee Claimant Bulletin // April – June 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 […]
July 10, 2019

Report: Policy Guide on Entrepreneurship for Migrants and Refugees

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has released a report titled: Policy Guide on Entrepreneurship for Migrants and Refugees. This policy guide, released […]
July 8, 2019

Factsheet – UNHCR Canada: Are refugees good for Canada?

July 2019 – UNHCR Canada has released an factsheet addressing the question “Are refugees good for Canada?” Statistics show that refugees not only benefit from safety […]
June 20, 2019

NEW VIDEO #RefugeeSuccessStory: Successful Refugee Claimant

The BC Refugee Hub has produced a series of new #RefugeeSuccessStory videos to highlight the successes, skills and resilient spirit of individuals who have come to […]
June 18, 2019

NEW VIDEO #RefugeeSuccessStory: Entrepreneurs – Saiwan

The BC Refugee Hub has produced a series of new #RefugeeSuccessStory videos to highlight the successes, skills and entrepreneurial spirit of individuals who have come to […]
June 16, 2019

World Refugee Day 2019

Every minutes 20 people leave everything behind to escape war, persecution or terror. There are several types of forcibly displaced persons. Across the world there are […]
June 14, 2019

Invitation to Register: World Refugee Day (LIVESTREAM)

JOIN OUR LIVESTREAM SESSION! Building Welcoming and Inclusive Communities for Refugees Join us for a special announcement on new initiatives to support refugees and other newcomers […]
June 11, 2019

NEW VIDEO #RefugeeSuccessStory: Entrepreneurs – Samuel and Yohana

The BC Refugee Hub has produced a series of new #RefugeeSuccessStory video to highlight the successes, skills and entrepreneurial spirit of individuals who have come to […]
June 10, 2019

#RefugeeSuccessStory Campaign

June 10, 2019 – BC Refugee Hub has officially launched #RefugeeSuccessStory—a campaign that aims to empower refugees to share their stories; celebrate the dynamic refugees who […]
May 21, 2019

Event: Understanding the Barriers to Employment for Female Refugees with Physical Disabilities

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. and the University of British Columbia have partnered on a research project: Understanding the Barriers to Employment for Female Refugees with Physical Disabilities, with the […]
May 18, 2019

News Release – IRCC: Canada ends the Designated Country of Origin practice

Canada removes all countries from the designated country of origin list Read complete News Release Here May 17, 2019—Ottawa, ON—The Government of Canada is committed to […]