Weekly Update: January 22-28, 2018


This week’s “Weekly Update” post  we will be focusing on The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB). Below we have compiled information to better understand the role of the IRB in Canada. The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) is Canada’s largest independent administrative tribunal. It is comprised of four tribunals or “Divisions” […]

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Weekly Update: December 25 – 31, 2017


News & Events: UNHCR: Tech developers hope to reshape refugee experience in Canada Phys Org: New simulation technology to predict refugee destinations could improve aid efforts The Province: The Province’s Empty Stocking Fund helps Syrian refugee, 13, and he helps back Research & Publications: UNHCR: Left Behind – Refugee Education in Crisis

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Weekly Update: October 16 – 22, 2017

Dr Martina Scholtens

News and Events: October 19, 2017 – Vice: What I Learned Treating Newly Arrived Refugees for Ten Years – Vancouver’s Bridge Refugee Clinic, which has welcomed 50,000 refugees since it opened, is slated to close next month. October 22, 2017 – CBC News: ‘I was never trained to do this,’ Doctor recounts 10 years service […]

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Weekly Update: October 9-15, 2017

Trail Times Photo

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 […]

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