September 27, 2022

AMSSA: BCSIS Virtual Information Session WorkBC Employment Services

In this Virtual Information Session, WorkBC experts and a representative from the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction will provide an overview of WorkBC Employment […]
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

Join speakers Sandra Elgersma (UNHCR Canada) and Dana Wagner (TalentLift) to learn more about Canada’s Economic Mobility Pathways Project (EMPP) . In June, Minister Mendicino announced […]
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

Groundswell is offering financial support in the form of bursaries for newcomers who are interested in social entrepreneurship to take the “Explore” course to both women […]
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 […]