Weekly Update: July 24 – 30, 2017


News & Events

The National Observer (July 21, 2017)  The Survivors Next Door

Media Release – Legal Services Society (July 25, 2017) – Additional federal funding for immigrant and refugee legal aid.

HuffPost (July 28, 2017) – Canadian ‘Heavy-Hitters’ Rally The World To Tackle Refugee Crisis: Though inspired by a UN initiative, Canada is running the show outside of the international body.

Abbotsford News (July 29, 2017) – Iraqi man claimed refugee status after crossing into Canada illegally: 31 year old entered Abbotsford, asked local to call police.

Success Stories:

North Shore News (July 21, 2017) – Syrian-born photographer documents refugee family in flux: Harmony Arts Festival collaborates with West Vancouver Museum to present Hani Al Moulia’s images.

Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (GRSI) – Sponsorship Experiences