Weekly Update: June 12 – 18, 2017

East Vancouver Newcomer Camp

Resource Centre – Children:

East Vancouver Newcomer Camp: A free summer camp that provides recently arrived refugee children with the tools they need to thrive in their new home

Research and Publications:

AMSSA – Migration Matter Infosheet: Integration Outcomes of Resettled Refugees in Canada

Success Stories:

Metro News (June 18, 2017) – UBC students to host summer camp for refugee children new to Canada

CBC News (June 13, 2017) – From Syrian refugees to business owners in 1 year: Syrian couple who came to Victoria, BC as refugees open new business making food.

News & Events:

News Release: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (June 9, 2017) – Government launches review of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada