Weekly Update: October 9-15, 2017

Success Stories: October 12, 2017 – Trail Times – Eritrean family reunited in Kelowna, B.C. A father was finally reunited with his wife and children who have been in Rossland since 2015. UNHCR Video – Ripples of Kindness in Canada:  The Nansen Refugee Award is presented annually to an individual, group or organisation who are ...
By Bahar Taheri | October 13, 2017 | Uncategorized

Weekly Update: October 2-8, 2017

News and Events:   Surrey Local Immigration Partnership – “Surrey NEW” Refugee Day: Hosted by MOSAIC Come discover the many special services and programs MOSAIC has available for refugees. Employers from the manufacturing sector will present on how to land a job in the sector. Also learn about unique self-employment initiatives for women! There will ...
By Bahar Taheri | October 13, 2017 | What's New

Weekly Update: September 25 – October 1, 2017

News and Events: UBC (October 11 – 19, 2017) – After the Flight: Community-University Refugee & Migration Symposium: Organized by campus and community partners, the 2017 After the Flight symposium provides opportunities to learn from one another, exchange refugee and claimant settlement experiences, as well as share research, knowledge and passion on refugee and migration issues. ...
By Bahar Taheri | October 4, 2017 | What's New

Weekly Update: September 18-24, 2017

News and Events: September 18, 2017 – Vancouver Sun – Refugee groups expect surge in Salvadoran, Honduran asylum seekers September 19, 2017 – CBC News – Syrian women in Victoria, B.C., find work with a little help from Canadian friends September 20, 2017 – Abbotsford News – Surge in asylum seekers at B.C. borders: stats September 21, 2017 ...
By Bahar Taheri | September 29, 2017 | What's New

Weekly Update: September 11-17, 2017

Reports & Publications: The UNHCR Canada has released a series of info-graphic 1-pagers providing more information on the Refugee Claimant and Resettlement System in Canada: Refugee Resettlement Facts Detention of Children Seeking Asylum in Canada Detention of Persons Seeking Asylum in Canada Canada Factsheet – March 2017 Refugee Claim Process – regular entry by land, sea, ...
By Bahar Taheri | September 19, 2017 | What's New

Weekly Update: September 4-10, 2017

Research & Publications: Oxford University – Refugee Studies Centre – SoundCloud Inventory of Podcasts from Seminars, Conferences and Discussions: The Refugee Studies Centre (RSC) aims to build knowledge and understanding of the causes and effects of forced migration in order to help improve the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable people. Private Sponsorship: Journey ...
By Bahar Taheri | September 14, 2017 | What's New

Weekly Update: August 28 – September 3, 2017

Research & Publications: Together Project – Filling the Gap: Volunteer & Settlement Sector Interactions in Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis – September 2017 Together Project – Matching Government-Assisted Refugee Newcomers – December, 2016 UVIC Centre for Youth & Society –  Refugee Youth – Good practices in Urban Resettlement Contexts – May 2016   Resource Centre – Youth ...
By Bahar Taheri | September 7, 2017 | What's New


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