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September 29

Alexandra Neighbourhood House will be adding a second weekly offering of our popular conversational program, English Corner.

The new sessions will run on Saturdays, from...

September 29

More than 300,000 newcomers arrived in Canada in the past year, the highest number since modern record-keeping began, new estimates show.

In the past year to July, 320,...

September 28

When the zipper on Jo Du’s wedding dress broke just hours before her ceremony, a sense of panic set it. No one in the wedding party knew how to fix the dress or where to find a...

September 26

Over the last 25 years, the internet and mobile communications have transformed life in the industrialised and the developing world.

But displaced people are living...

September 24

Toronto’s food banks are seeing more people come through their doors, among them, an influx of Syrian refugees who are struggling with the city’s high cost of living.

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September 23

SCORE, an innovative student summer program based in Surrey, BC, has won Gold in the International 2016 Global Best Award in...

September 21

The Government of Canada, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and the Open Society Foundations have agreed to launch a joint initiative aimed at increasing...

September 19

With more people forced to flee their homes than at any time since World War II, global leaders on Monday approved a declaration aimed at providing a more co-ordinated and...

September 18

On a nondescript block in North Surrey, in a former halal meat market sandwiched between a convenience store and an autobody shop, a new community is taking shape.

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September 16

Narges Samimi’s eyes still fill with tears when she tries to talk about her war-torn homeland of Afghanistan. The 19-year-old has spent the past three years in B.C. as an...

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