January 10, 2024

IRCC Announcements: Immigration measures for people affected by Israel-Hamas conflict

On December 21, 2023, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced “Immigration measures to help people affected by the Israel–Hamas conflict”. The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister […]
January 8, 2024

IRCC: Canada to launch humanitarian pathway for people affected by the conflict in Sudan

On December 28, 2023, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada announced a new humanitarian pathway for people affected by the conflict in Sudan. “The ongoing conflict in […]
April 5, 2023

CCR – Infographic: Front-end processes for refugee claimants

This infographic has been released by the Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) in March 2023. Front-end processes for refugee claimants are rapidly changing as applications are […]
March 11, 2023

IRCC – New pathway to permanent residence for Afghan extended family members of former language and cultural advisors

Ottawa, March 9, 2023 — The Government of Canada remains committed to resettling at least 40,000 vulnerable Afghans by the end of 2023, including the extended […]
November 17, 2022

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada: Work permit issuance for asylum claimants in Canada

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada introduced a new temporary measure that will accelerate work permit issuance for asylum claimants in CanadaImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. Under […]
November 16, 2022

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada: Supplementary Information for the 2023-2025 Immigration Levels Plan

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is pleased to release details on the Government of Canada’s Immigration Levels Plan for 2023-2025. Canada aims to welcome 465,000 new […]
September 28, 2022

BC Refugee Hub Factsheet: Permanent Residence for Extended Family Members of Afghan Interpreters

The Government of Canada—Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), have introduced a new pathway to permanent residency for extended family members of Afghan interpreters who immigrated under […]
June 9, 2022

IRCC #WelcomeAfghans

The Government of Canada is working hard to resettle at least 40,000 Afghan refugees in Canada as quickly and safely as possible. We developed several special […]
June 7, 2022

IRCC – Expanding refugee access to third-country solutions: International leaders launch the Global Task Force on Refugee Labour Mobility

Across the globe, millions of people are displaced and in need of safety and protection. Only about 1% of refugees have access to resettlement each year, […]
May 16, 2022

Canada’s Afghan Refugee Resettlement Program

(Original Post Date: Aug 30, 2021 | Last Updated: May 16, 2022)   The following info-page is curated by the BC Refugee Hub with the most […]
May 12, 2022

IRCC: Government of Canada expands settlement services for newcomers in the Prairies

May 12, 2022—Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan—Newcomers to Canada play a crucial role in our country’s future and our economic recovery from the pandemic. They enrich our communities, […]
March 31, 2022

Government of Canada: Canada expands settlement support for Ukrainians coming to Canada

Quick facts Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has received over 80,000 CUAET applications. Key figures are updated weekly. As of early April, the Canadian Red […]
March 21, 2022

Digital Messaging Service for Afghan Newcomers

Refugee 613 is a communications organization created by a network of service providers, refugee sponsors and community volunteers. They provide their partners and the public with […]
February 9, 2022

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Refugees, asylum claimants, sponsors and PRRA applicants

Travel restrictions have an impact on many people who can’t travel to Canada right now. These restrictions stop most discretionary travel to Canada. At this time, […]
February 7, 2022

Development of Gender-based Violence Awareness Information and Orientation Session | Gender-Based Violence GBV Settlement Sector Strategy Project

In April 2019, with funding from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), four organizations from the anti-violence and settlement sectors, partnered to begin collaborative work on […]
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 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 […]
October 25, 2021

Launch of the Canadian Refugee Protection Portal

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is pleased to announce the launch of the Canadian Refugee Protection Portal (CRPP). Beginning October 6, 2021, persons in Canada […]
September 22, 2021

IRCC: COVID-19 Factsheets for Sponsored and Resettled Refugees (Multilingual)

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has produced factsheets for sponsored and resettled refugees. The factsheets provide information on the symptoms of COVID-19 and how to […]
September 17, 2021

Travel Resumption Resource Kit for Refugee Sponsors (Updated August 2021)

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program‘s (RSTP) Travel Resumption Resource Kit for Refugee Sponsors is available to download at the links below. The kit: Outlines the procedure that […]