In the News

August 15, 2017

Desperate to provide for his family, Hilario Mendoza leapt at the chance to leave ...

August 12, 2017

 

B.C.’s NDP government is restoring funding for adult basic education and English Language Learning programs in the province, fulfilling a campaign promise for both the...

August 10, 2017

Do you know Arabic speaking individuals who are looking for jobs in Manufacturing? If so, refer them to Refugee Training and Employment Program for...

August 09, 2017

Hundreds of advocates turned up outside the Olympic Stadium on Sunday to express their support for the hundreds of people seeking asylum who have been given shelter in the Big...

August 07, 2017

While living in Indonesia, Ranier Oktovianus would tell anyone who asked, that his now-husband was just a friend or a cousin, in order to hide the fact they were living...

August 04, 2017

A couple of guys from Surrey, B.C., are coming to a TV screen near you.

Welcome to Surrey ...

August 02, 2017

Surrey Newcomer Employment Week - NEW - will take place on October 21 - 27, 2017. Your organization is invited to contribute an event to the Surrey NEW initiative. Get Involved...

August 02, 2017

A temporary welcome centre has been opened at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal to house a new wave of asylum seekers coming from the United States to Quebec, many of them...

July 28, 2017

Muhammad Asghar kneeled on the floor alongside a couple of dozen fellow Muslims last week silently praying. When he looked up and turned his head, he smiled at the Anglican...

July 25, 2017

Over the past decade Surrey has become the primary destination for refugees arriving in British Columbia.  Last year alone, over half of the Syrian refugees that arrived in...