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 […]
June 8, 2021

The Power of Stories: A Conversation on Refugees & Literature

To mark World Refugee Day, join MAP in partnership with Vancouver Public Library on June 17 at 7pm for a conversation with three writers who have […]
June 2, 2021

Refugee Story Bank of Canada

The Refugee Story Bank of Canada is an online collection that invites refugees to share their stories, through blogs and various multimedia. Millions of people are […]
May 31, 2021

Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement – Safe Third Country Agreement Remains in Effect

The Safe Third Country Agreement between Canada and the United States (U.S.) is part of the U.S.–Canada Smart Border Action Plan. The Safe Third Country Agreement remains […]
May 26, 2021

MAP-BC: World Refugee Day Celebrations

You are invited to celebrate the accomplishments and successes of refugees living in our communities this WORLD REFUGEE DAY through a series of events under the […]
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 […]
May 14, 2021

MOSAIC: Virtual English Conversation Circle for Refugee Claimants (Beginners)

MOSAIC is offering Virtual English Conversation Circles to Refugee Claimants (Beginners Level). Date: April 29th to June 3rd Time: Group will meet online twice a week on […]
April 28, 2021

IRCC: Canada Expands Efforts to Welcome More Yazidi Refugees and Other Survivors of Daesh

Over the past few years, the Government of Canada has kept its commitment to help Yazidi refugees and other survivors of Daesh start new lives in […]
April 14, 2021

Canadian Refugee Law – Who is it Protecting?

It is an established legal principle that refugees present at or within Canada’s borders are entitled to basic protection under Canadian law. Where precisely these borders lie, however, is far […]
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 […]
January 12, 2021

SFU: After-school programs for Surrey children and youth!

SFU’s registration is now open for several of their FREE online after-school programs! These FREE and virtual after-school programs help Surrey children and youth develop important […]
November 19, 2020

School Helpers: Free One-on-One Tutoring for Students!

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and worldwide school cancellations, School Helpers has been formed to support parents and younger students during this challenging transition […]
October 21, 2020

Canadian Council for Refugees – Fall Virtual Consultation

Canadian Council for Refugees is pleased to announce that the registration for our Fall Virtual Consultation is now open!   Event platform: Pheedloop The registration button […]
September 29, 2020

Douglas College: LINC Engage Program

LINC Engage: LEARN + CREATE. Gain confidence and develop skills through projects while learning English at the same time!  Exciting FREE program for immigrant and refugee youth […]
July 28, 2020

EVENT: Answering all education credential challenges for refugees in Canada

Join Jumpstart Refugee Talent’s online event, in their one-stop-shop for refugees to get all of their questions answered about education credentials and accreditations. Event name: Credential Evaluation […]
July 26, 2020

UBC Migration – Podcast: Refugee Settlement Experience in BC

UBC Migration – Podcast: Refugee Settlement Experience in BC What happens when refugees make it across the border and begin to rebuild their lives? In this […]
July 25, 2020

RSTP: The latest news on Canada’s Refugee Sponsorship and Resettlement Programs

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) provides training and support to Canadian refugee sponsorship groups, Sponsorship Agreement Holders and sponsored refugees. The latest RSTP Bulletin has […]
July 17, 2020

COVID-19 update: IRCC resuming processing of online applications for visitor visas and eTAs

Ottawa, June 30, 2020 – As of July 1, 2020, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will once again process online applications for visitor visas (including transit visas) and electronic […]
July 3, 2020

Report – ISSofBC: Journeys to Integration – Government Assisted Refugees in BC

This report focuses on the integration experiences of government-assisted refugees (GARs) who settled in British Columbia between January 2007 and December 2016. After briefly summarizing literature […]
June 24, 2020

Ni Wakati – Support for African immigrants and refugee women

Ni Wakati supports African immigrant and refugee women in making informed choices about their health and social needs.Navigating a new healthcare system as an African newcomer […]