Resource Centre

July 23, 2021

Creative Writing Workshop: From Humanitarian to Human

For this creative writing workshop, you will be working with people who have refugee claimant experience, and who are interested in creating a piece of writing, […]
July 22, 2021

Burnaby Pride Digital Celebrations

Burnaby Pride is fast approaching and they are going virtual once again! Last year’s pride event was seen digitally by over 2100 people and this year, […]
July 21, 2021

ISSofBC – Workshop For Refugee Claimants: BC Health System (Spanish)

ISSofBC is hosting a workshop targeted to refugee claimants on the topic of the BC Health System, offered in Spanish. This event is open to all […]
July 21, 2021

PIRS – Conversation Circle for Immigrant and Refugee Women

Drop-in program for immigrant and refugee women to gather, connect, socialize, and learn with their peers New and returning participants with intermediate-level spoken English are welcomed […]
July 20, 2021

Changing the Way We Welcome Refugee Claimants – Invitation for Refugee Claimants to Interview

We want to understand where and how you encountered dignity, empowerment, and a sense of belonging from the time of submitting your refugee claim up to […]
July 15, 2021

NewToBC: BC Libraries Described in 26 Languages

Libraries in countries around the world can be quite different. To help newcomers understand libraries in BC, NewToBC developed and translated this one-page description of BC […]
July 14, 2021

Legal Aid BC: Overview of Child Protection Law and Parents Legal Centres

Get the latest updates on child protection law and Parents Legal Centres with our guest speaker Brian Dybwad, managing lawyer at the Parents Legal Centre in Campbell River. Date: Thursday, […]
July 6, 2021

Canada Announces 3 New Initiatives to Welcome and Support More Refugees

The world is facing a refugee crisis. Across the globe, millions are displaced and longing for what most of us take for granted: a safe place […]
July 5, 2021

Burnaby Family Life – Workshop Series: Queer + Trans History in Canada and BC

This workshop series is offered in partnership with Burnaby Together and Burnaby Intercultural Planning Table. Part 1 of this workshop series will take you through the […]
July 2, 2021

RSTP Private Sponsorship Training: Groups of Five and Community Sponsors – Application Forms Clinic (English)

This training sessions is hosted by RSTP (Refugee Sponsorship Training Program). Have any questions about application forms? This session will give you the chance to ask […]