Weekly Updates Dec 12 – Dec 18, 2016

Staff

Refugee Readiness Teams in BC are proactively planning for the settlement of refugees. Learn more by visiting new team websites for the Fraser Valley, Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island.

In addition, in the news this week Syrian refugees in Victoria worry about finding work, a milestone looms for Canada’s Syrian refugees: ‘Month 13’, voice messages from Aleppo haunt Syrian refugee in Canada, Syrian refugees and supporters mourn fall of Aleppo, and Aleppo mother living in B.C. grateful family is safe.

Two workshops to make note of for the new year in Metro Vancouver include the mental health of Syrian refugees and early childhood dental health.