In the News

August 16, 2018

There is no statistical evidence to show an increase in border crossers acting as “anchor relatives” to bring other family members into Canada, despite the tactic being flagged...

August 16, 2018

Queenie Choo, CEO of Vancouver-based immigrant settlement agency SUCCESS, has been appointed Honorary Captain (Navy) of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Vancouver by the...

August 16, 2018

The Blended Visa Office Referred (BVOR) program is a unique initiative of the Canadian government. Under this program, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) identifies...

August 13, 2018

August 13, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has taken great strides towards improving its clients’...

August 13, 2018

Teens met earlier this year and discussed experiences of displacement, trauma, and colonization.

Members of the Surrey Refugee Youth Team are helping new...

August 10, 2018

On Thursday, August 9, two Surrey Refugee Youth Team co-chairs - Dacious Richardson and Mumtaz...

August 04, 2018

Second annual event organized by Liberian refugee Dacious Richardson.

GUILDFORD — A soccer tournament this month has been planned for youth, by youth, with the...

August 01, 2018

Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s government says it will send the federal government a $200-million bill to cover the costs of resettling thousands of asylum seekers who illegally...

August 01, 2018

The team was created by the Surrey Local Immigrant Partnership in 2017.

SURREY – The Surrey Refugee Youth Team (SRYT) is expanding its membership and is...

July 24, 2018

I’ve been covering ethnic, religious, sexual orientation and other so-called diversity issues most of my newspaper career.

I’ve always been curious about different...