What’s New

January 11, 2021

Pathways to Prosperity (P2P): Nominations for Innovative Settlement and Integration Practices

A call to nominations is now open for the Pathways to Prosperity (P2P) research project Developing an Evidence Base and Sharing Settlement and Integration Practices that […]
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 […]
January 7, 2021

VAST: Survivor Advocate Capacity Building Program

Do you have lived-experience as a refugee? Do you see yourself advocating for Human Rights? Would you like to deepen or broaden your identity as an […]
January 6, 2021

Refugee 613: Newcomer Info Hub Facebook Group

Information is an essential service, and newcomers need reliable and culturally appropriate information about COVID-19. Refugee 613’s Newcomer Info Hub is a space where newcomers and […]
December 28, 2020

What does an ethics of care mean for knowledge mobilization in migration contexts?

In this webinar, the Refugee Research Network (RRN) explored the ways in which an ethics of care can complement dominant procedural ethics approaches to research and […]
December 21, 2020

Remembering Refuge: Between Sanctuary and Solidarity – An Oral History

Remembering Refuge: Between Sanctuary and Solidarity is an oral history archive highlighting the stories of people from Haiti, El Salvador, and Guatemala, who crossed the Canada-US […]
December 16, 2020

Info-sheet: Applying for Permanent Residence for Refugee Claimants

The BC Refugee Hub has developed this one-pager info-sheet for refugee claimants who have been given a positive claim decision and can now apply for permanent […]
December 15, 2020

Glossary of Terms – Refugees and Refugees Claimants in Canada

The following is a comprehensive list of common terms used in reference to refugees and refugee claimants in Canada. Asylum– The granting by a State of […]
December 14, 2020

Refugees and Borders – Remapping the World We Think We Know

Borders are first imagined and then built. What we think borders can do is shaped by the stories we tell. What is your border story? Original […]
December 14, 2020

Pandemic Borders – Examining the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic

Are Canadians changing their attitude on migration due to COVID-19? Join openDemocracy to examine the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic raises for vulnerable residents and workers […]
December 10, 2020

IRB – Practice notice: RPD and RAD processing for individuals applying under government of Canada public policies

On December 10, 2020 the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) released a practice notice on “RPD and RAD processing for individuals applying under government of Canada […]
December 9, 2020

IRCC announces opening date of special measures for refugee claimants working in health care during the pandemic

Today Minister Mendicino announced that on December 14 IRCC will begin accepting applications for permanent residence from refugee claimants who work in Canada’s health-care sector and […]
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 […]
December 3, 2020

Event: Life Beyond Refuge – Stories of Impact

Since 1982, the Centre for Community Based Research (CCBR) has strengthened communities through research. CCBR is a Canadian forerunner in conducting and promoting community-based research. They are passionate […]
November 30, 2020

Event – Breaking Down Barriers: Accessibility of Post-Secondary Education for BC Newcomer Youth

Join WUSC UBC & SFU in this online webinar and networking discussion sessions on Accessibility of Post-Secondary Education for BC Newcomer Youth. Youth with immigrant and […]
November 30, 2020

AMSSA: Digital Access and Digital Literacy Lecture

COVID19 has revealed deep inequalities in access to technologies among Canadians. 34% of Canadians earning under $30,000 a year do not have a home Internet connection, […]
November 26, 2020

New UBC Centre for Migration Studies

A new interdisciplinary UBC Centre for Migration Studies will support innovative migration research, knowledge mobilization and teaching and learning, at UBC and internationally. Based in the […]
November 26, 2020

BC Refugee Hub Feedback Survey

BC Refugee Hub Survey We want to hear from you! Please take approx. 5. minutes to complete our feedback survey!    We would like to hear […]
November 25, 2020

Settlement Sector & Technology Task Group Survey

Front-line #cdnimm #cdnrfg worker? Tell us what you think the future of digital settlement work should look like? What has your experience been during COVID? What […]