January 23, 2024

BC Refugee Hub & AMSSA Webinar: The Economic Mobility Pathways Pilot (EMPP)

Join us on Thursday, February 8th, 2024 for a webinar hosted by the BC Refugee Hub in collaboration with AMSSA’s BC Refugee Resource Network that introduces […]
September 6, 2023

Options – Pre-Employment Series for Refugee Claimants

Join Options Community Resources for their Pre-Employment Series for Refugee Claimants. Sessions start from September 7th to September 21st. For registration and more information, contact Lesley […]
June 13, 2023

EVENT: Connecting Refugees with Employers – Virtual Job Fair

Are you a refugee or know a refugee looking for work?  The Burnaby Intercultural Planning Table invites you to an online event to celebrate World Refugee […]
January 25, 2023

BC Refugee Hub Webinar: Innovative Employment Supports for Refugees and Refugee Claimants

This webinar, hosted by ISSofBC’s BC Refugee Hub on January 24th, 2023, focuses on innovative employment programs for refugees and refugee claimants. Speakers share challenges, best […]
June 9, 2022

#WelcomingEconomy for Refugees

Under the leadership of co-chairs The Honourable Ratna Omidvar and Darrell Pinto, the Refugee Jobs Agenda Roundtable, jointly with more than 50 partners – including the […]
May 16, 2022

IRCC – Businesses offer jobs for Afghan newcomers

May 13, 2022—Ottawa, Ontario – The Government of Canada is working hard to resettle at least 40,000 Afghan nationals as quickly and safely as possible. Canada […]
April 4, 2022

Programs & Services: YWCA Afghan Women’s Employment

YWCA Afghan Women’s Employment (AWE) is an employment and training program that supports Afghan refugee women in exploring and securing careers or further education in Canada. […]
February 8, 2022

Media and Government Framing of Asylum Seekers and Migrant Workers in Canada During the COVID-19 Pandemic

One understudied area of adult education and lifelong learning is the role of media as educator and policy player. An article written by Michelle Stack and […]
February 4, 2022

Supporting Refugees from Afghanistan – Settlement & Employment Services in Dari

Starting a new chapter in life in a new country is never easy.Check out this Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House poster below to see all the ways […]
December 15, 2021

YWCA Afghan Women’s Employment (AWE)

Are you an Afghan refugee woman? Do you want to start a career in Canada? YWCA Afghan Women’s Employment (AWE) can help you gain skills and […]
December 7, 2021

Impact North Shore – Workshop: How to Apply for a Work Permit Extension

Join this online workshop to learn how to apply for a Work Permit Extension by yourself in your online IRCC account. Learn how to: Create an […]
February 10, 2021

MOSAIC: Online Employment Workshop Series for Refugee Claimants

Join Mosaic for their online employment workshop for refugee claimants – February 17th! Workplace Culture and Integration: Starting Your New Job WHEN: Wednesday February 17th 10:30 […]
February 1, 2021

BC Refugee Hub Training Webinar: Skilled Immigration as a Solution for Refugees

EVENT HAS PASSED Join speakers Sandra Elgersma (UNHCR Canada) and Dana Wagner (TalentLift) to learn more about Canada’s Economic Mobility Pathways Project (EMPP) . In June, […]
March 16, 2020

Statistics Canada – Labour Market Outcomes Among Refugees to Canada

(Released March 19, 2020) Abstract: Canada welcomed over 830,000 refugees from the 1980s to 2000s. However, their economic outcomes, especially the variation among major refugee groups, have […]
September 11, 2019

Groundswell – Social Entrepreneurship Bursaries for Immigrants and Refugees

NO LONGER AVAILABLE Groundswell is offering financial support in the form of bursaries for newcomers who are interested in social entrepreneurship to take the “Explore” course […]
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 […]