Weekly Update: August 28 – September 3, 2017

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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

The Prime Minister’s Youth Council – Applications are now open for additional candidates. The deadline to be considered for the next selection round is Sunday October 1st, 2017. #PMYouthCouncil

 

News & Events:

August 29, 2017 – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) – Video: Beware of misleading or false information about claiming refugee status in Canada

August 30, 2017 – CKNW News – Language training a key barrier for refugees in Surrey

August 31, 2017 – BC Local News – Refugees arriving in Nanaimo from a few different nations

September 3, 2017 – Times Colonist – Syrian refugees learn about First Nation history, and find connections

 

Success Stories:

August 30, 2017 – BC Local News – Refugee family looks back on their first year in Castlegar