October 15, 2021

The Power of Community Fundraising: Coming Together to Support Afghan Women

There is so much power in community fundraising, and the local community continues to show up for Afghan women. This fall, local businesses and organizations have […]
October 6, 2021

The Circles of Care and Connection: Home Visiting Program

Help to make a difference in the lives of newly arrived refugee children and their families in Vancouver and North Vancouver. The Circles of Care and […]
October 4, 2021

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program – Informational Webinar

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) will be hosting this webinar with local settlement agencies on what settlement services are currently available and the best way for […]
September 25, 2021

YMCA Immigrant Services – Upcoming Fall 2021 programs

Interested participants who register on Eventbrite will be asked to fill out the attached application form if it is their first time attending an event sponsored […]
May 24, 2021

UBC Migration: Geographies of the Heart – Life-writing from Newcomers to Canada

The UBC Centre for Migration Studies Global Migration Podcast is back for a second season entitled “Geographies of the Heart: Life-writing from Newcomers to Canada” hosted by award-winning advocate, Mohammed […]
March 25, 2021

PeaceGeeks: Settlement Services Feedback Survey

Do you have something to say about your settlement experience? PeaceGeeks is conducting research on how people give feedback about their experience using settlement services. They […]
March 17, 2021

VYC KINDRED – Youth Choir for Newcomer Youth

VYC KINDRED is a new choir for newcomers to Canada who are ages 13-18.  All youth who are new to Canada and have a love of singing […]
March 15, 2021

IEC-BC: Connecting Employers to Immigrant Talent

The Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IEC-BC) and Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) have partnered once again to provide your clients aiming to build a career in the banking […]
September 10, 2020

PEACEGEEKS: Arrival Advisor Multilingual Online Demo Series

New to British Columbia or know someone who is? Arrival Advisor is a new, multilingual mobile app that helps immigrants and refugees find vital information and […]
July 1, 2020

Toolkit – ISSofBC: Welcome to Our Homelands – A greeting from Canada’s First Peoples to newcomers

ISSofBC is very pleased to announce the formal launch of the Welcome to our Homelands in celebration of National Indigenous Day (June 21, 2020).   This […]
June 18, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): financial assistance for newcomers, temporary residents and refugees

Canada is helping people who face financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you live in Canada, even temporarily, there may be support for you. […]
June 17, 2020

Event – Burnaby Family Life: Weekly Expert Talks for families “Money Management during difficult times”

Topic: Burnaby Family Life – Weekly Expert Talks for families “Money Management during difficult times” Description: Weekly talks with experts on wellness with Q&A opportunities that […]
June 15, 2020

Metropolis: The Economic and Social Impacts of COVID-19 on Newcomers to Canada

Chaired by Jack Jedwab, the Chair of the COVID-19 Social Impacts Network, the May 1st Metropolis online conference will consist of two feature sessions. The first will […]
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 […]
December 6, 2019

VIDEO – IRCC: Your first two weeks in Canada

IRCC has released a video for newcomer titled: Your first two weeks in Canada. This video will help newcomers get ready for their new life in […]