What’s New

February 23, 2019

ISSofBC & Vancity: Reimagining Financial Services

ISSofBC and Vancity have reimagined what financial services mean by bringing banking to community. Vancity offers bank account starts and financial literacy to refugees and immigrants […]
January 28, 2019

BC Refugee Hub – Refugee Claimant Bulletin // 2018 Roll Up

Refugee Claimant Bulletin // October – December 2018 and 2018 Roll Up The BC Refugee Hub has compiled statistics for refugee claimant arrivals in British Columbia […]
January 12, 2019

BCSIS (BC Settlement and Integration Services) Stream A and B Services for Refugee Claimants

The BC Refugee Hub has compiled a list of BCSIS (BC Settlement and Integration Services) Stream A and B services for refugee claimants. BCSIS Stream A and B […]
January 8, 2019

IEC-BC: Onboarding Refugees Toolkit

IEC-BC Onboarding Refugees Toolkit (January 2017) The purpose of this Toolkit is to assist BC employers to more effectively recruit, hire, onboard and retain a diverse […]
January 4, 2019

BC Refugee Hub – FAQ: Refugee Claimants in British Columbia

The BC Refugee Hub has compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Refugee Claimants in British Columbia. Click here for the online version of […]
December 20, 2018

CCR: Automatic work permit applications for refugee claimants

MAY 2023 UPDATE: Canada ends the Designated Country of Origin practice  Read about the updates on the News Release >> https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/news/2019/05/canada-ends-the-designated-country-of-origin-practice.html     The Canadian Council for […]
December 10, 2018

AMSSA – E-Learning Module: Refugee Mental Health

AMSSA invites you to register for the new BCSIS E-learning workshop on Refugee Mental Health, which is now available on the AMSSA Learning Management System site. […]
October 25, 2018

Infosheet – Refugee Claim Process (BC Context)

Refugee Claim Process (BC Context) Updated – September 2018: This one-pager covers the timeline of activities for refugee claimants from the time they enter Canada to the time they receive a […]
October 24, 2018

BC Refugee Hub Bulletin – Refugee Claimants in BC (July – September 2018)

BC Refugee Hub Bulletin – Refugee Claimant in BC (July – September 2018) – The BC Refugee Hub has compiled statistics for refugee claimant arrivals in British […]
October 17, 2018

Video: IRB – An Introduction to Canada’s Refugee Determination System

IRB has released the video below – An Introduction to Canada’s Refugee Determination System. The purpose of this video is to help inform new claimants, counsels and other […]
October 16, 2018

AMSSA – Webinar: Navigating the Settlement Needs of Refugee Claimants

AMSSA has released a video of their webinar from February 2018, titled “Navigating the Settlement Needs of Refugee Claimants” Speakers from this webinar include: Erin C. […]
October 1, 2018

Report: Global Refugee Talent: Business Leaders Share Insights on the Skills and Potential of the Global Refugee Talent Pool

Talent Beyond Boundaries(TBB) today announced the release of a report,  “Global Refugee Talent: Business Leaders Share Insights on the Skills and Potential of the Global Refugee […]
September 6, 2018

Report: MAPBC – Refugee Claimant Housing Forum Report and Action Plan

MAP (The Multi-Agency Partnership), comprised of 40+ representatives of government and non government refugee claimant-serving agencies, has released a new report: Refugee Claimant Housing Forum Report […]
August 28, 2018

BC Refugee Hub – Refugee Claimant Bulletin (April – June 2018)

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 1, 2018

The Multi-Agency Partnership (MAP)

The Multi-Agency Partnership (MAP) is comprised of representatives of refugee claimant serving agencies working to: identify the shifting needs of refugee claimants; coordinate efforts; share knowledge; […]
June 20, 2018

Report: Refugee Claimants in BC: Understanding Current Irregular Arrival Trends

To mark World Refugee Day today, ISSofBC is releasing a survey report focused on refugee claimants and introducing a web-based information tool for newcomers facing challenges […]
May 24, 2018

HealthLinkBC – Health Resources Available in Multiple Languages

Translated Resources: HealthLink BC provides our health resources in some of the languages most common to B.C. residents. This section of our website brings together all the […]
May 24, 2018

Caring for Kids New to Canada

Caring for Kids New to Canada Caring for Kids New to Canada helps health professionals provide quality care to immigrant and refugee children, youth and families. […]
May 24, 2018

Provincial Health Services Authority – Spoken Language Interpreting Service

Spoken Language Interpreting Services: The Provincial Language Service provides interpreting services to BC health authorities and private physician offices. Please Note: This service is requested directly by […]
May 24, 2018

List of Reduced Cost Dental Clinics in BC

Reduced Cost Clinics – A list of Dental Clinics in BC. Not for Profit Dental Clinics operating in BC – British Columbia Dental Association list. (Please […]