Weekly Update Sept 19 – 25, 2016


In the news this week,  ISSofBC welcomed the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge along with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Sophie Grégoire Trudeau as part of the royal tour to ISSofBC Welcome Centre Sunday, September 25 in Vancouver. Also Unicef has released a report highlighting the soaring numbers of children refugees worldwide.

In addition, the Refugee Readiness Hub has added a number of housing resources this week including IRCC guide to renting a home tenant and landlord rights in BC, rental rights in Canada and a newcomers guide to Canadian housing.

A number of publication were also added this week on overcoming barriers to youth mental health, and understanding roles and responsibilities of refugee youth migration.