What’s New

November 20, 2020

Canadian podcasts focused on immigration & diversity

Interested in listening to some free Canadian podcasts on Immigration and Diversity? Check out the list below or here for more! Migration Conversations “Migration Conversations is […]
November 19, 2020

Training Webinar: Refugee/Asylum Claims – National and Local Updates from UNHCR Canada and Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB)

This BC Refugee Hub Training Webinar, delivered on November 17, 2020, covers national and local updates on refugee / asylum claim due to COVID-19, from UNHCR Canada […]
November 19, 2020

Weaving our Humanity: An Evening of Stories

The North Shore Multicultural Society’s Centre for Diversity and Innovation invites you to “Weaving Our Humanity“, an evening of digital storytelling. This year, community members will […]
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 […]
November 18, 2020

IRB Canada: Review of the implementation of the SOGIE Guideline

The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) has published a review of the way it is implementing Chairperson’s Guideline 9: Proceedings Before the IRB Involving Sexual Orientation and […]
November 18, 2020

IRCC: 2020 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration

Message from the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada continues to be a safe and welcoming destination for immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers. Immigrants enrich […]
November 16, 2020

Refugee Claimant Bulletin // April – June 2020

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 […]
November 15, 2020

SFU Research Study on Refugee Women

Are you interested in participating in a study to better understand the challenges young adult women from refugee backgrounds face in trying to pursue their educational […]
November 13, 2020

CIIM: Comparing the German And Canadian Experiences of Resettling Refugees

Comparing the German And Canadian Experiences of Resettling Refugees – A 21st Century Response  The Canadian Institute of Identities and Migration has released the latest issues […]
November 12, 2020

Kinbrace: Refugee Hearings During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Navigating the refugee claim process can be complex, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. The information and resources at the READY for My Refugee Hearing website will […]
November 11, 2020

Camosun College: New Program for Immigrant Women & Refugees

Are you interested in learning how to start your own business by making food and crafts for sale at markets and craft fairs in Victoria? This […]
November 9, 2020

Training Webinar: Employment Support and Mentoring for  Refugees and Refugee Claimants 

INVITATION TO REGISTER! Employment Support and Mentoring for Refugees and Refugee Claimants A refugee’s difficult journey doesn’t end when landing in Canada, and with the many systemic […]
November 5, 2020

IRB: Notice on the Establishment of the Gender Related Task Force at the RPD

​The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Gender Related Task Force (GRTF) at the Refugee Protection Division […]
November 5, 2020

Government of Canada announces new mandatory requirements for travellers to Canada

News release November 2, 2020  –  Ottawa, ON  –  Public Health Agency of Canada As part of Canada’s efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19, all […]
November 4, 2020

Training Webinar: Interim Federal Health Program – Overview and Updates due to Covid-19

Interim Federal Health Program – Overview and Updates due to Covid-19 This webinar was hosted by Bahar Taheri from the BC Refugee Hub, with speakers Siffan […]
November 2, 2020

Snapp by PeaceGeeks: 1 to 1 Employment Advice for New Immigrants

Are you a new immigrant or refugee in BC, Canada? Looking for employment tips and want to connect with local professionals in your field? Snapp (Skilled […]
November 1, 2020

RSTP: Webinar on Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) program

Join RSTP in their November series of webinars explaining everything about the private sponsorship of refugees on November 3rd, noon-2pm EST! This webinar delivered by RSTP […]
October 21, 2020

Canadian Council for Refugees – Fall Virtual Consultation

Canadian Council for Refugees is pleased to announce that the registration for our Fall Virtual Consultation is now open!   Event platform: Pheedloop The registration button […]
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 […]
October 19, 2020

Interest to sponsor forms for 2020 Parents and Grandparents Program now available

Canadians and permanent residents who wish to sponsor their parents and grandparents to come to Canada can now submit an interest to sponsor form online. The […]