Weekly Update: November 6 – 12, 2017

Rohingya Refugees

News & Events:

October 22, 2o17 – Campbell River Mirror: Language barriers a huge hurdle for new Canadians – Campbell River Immigrant Welcome Centre takes over LINC program, but needs your help to keep it here

November 3, 2017 – The Globe and Mail: Bob Rae urged to call on Myanmar’s neighbours to help stop attacks on Rohingya

November 4, 2017 – CBC News – Politics: Funding uncertainty could stall LGBT refugee resettlement, advocates say – Trudeau adviser says ‘we have more work to do as a government’ to make supports equitable

November 10, 2017 – Times Colonist: Cash injection spares refugees from losing legal aid — for now

November 10, 2017 – News 1130: Vancouver refugee agency still struggling

Success Stories:

November 2, 2017 – Cowichan Valley Citizen: From successful fundraisers to Cowichan Foundation

November 2, 2017 – BC Local News: Art Surviving – Fundraiser art show for Syrian refugee artists,  father and son Syrian artists Saad Zwayne and Amr Zwayne