Weekly Update: July 17 – 23, 2017

Fraser Valley RRT

Reports & Publications:

Refugee Response Team – Fraser Valley: The FV-RRT has a published multiple reports and info-sheets with information on housing, healthcare, etc.

News and Events:

Media Release – S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Walkathon Marks 32nd Anniversary with Multicultural Carnival. “The Walk is a great time to meet old and new friends. In addition to many familiar faces, we have engaged more newcomers and refugee clients. Many of them joined the event for the first time,” – Sing Lim Yeo, Chair of S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation.

CTV News Vancouver – Syrian refugee family celebrates their first Canada Day in Surrey.

Canadian Immigrant Magazine – The results are in! Canadian Immigrant proudly presents the 2017 RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award winners. Included in this year’s list is former refugee form Syria Danny Ramadan, an advocate for LGBTQ refugees.

Cloverdale Reporter – Surrey Board of Trade wants government to increase supports for refugees: Surrey business group wants income support increased to three years and career planning enhanced.