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November 25, 2015

B.C. will be receiving 400 Syrian refugees by the end of the 2015 and a further 1,500 by the end of next February.

While it is not as many as was expected, B.C. still...

November 25, 2015

This fall, the City of Surrey saw an innovative, multicultural event that brought people of all cultures — immigrant and Canadian-born — together. Called the Welcome to Surrey...

November 25, 2015

The Liberal government revealed Tuesday that its promise to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees will take longer and cost more than originally planned.

Rather than bring...

November 23, 2015

The Lower Mainland Sikh community has come together to offer housing, schooling, food, clothing and a slate of services to help support to the Syrian refugees who are expected...

November 23, 2015

A Vancouver developer who was just named the most powerful man in the city is tired of seeing people fear an influx of Syrian refugees.

So Ian Gillespie is joining the...

November 23, 2015

Antonio Guterres has just one month left, after 10 years as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, to bolster support and battle back "nonsensical" fears about...

November 20, 2015

The Fresh Voices Youth Advisory Team are looking for immigrant and refugee youth to join their team. Youth will be joining a group of around 20 other young immigrants and...

November 18, 2015

Concern about who Canada lets in as part of its commitment to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees here by year’s end rose after one of the terrorists in last week’s attacks in Paris...

November 16, 2015

The Surrey School District is anticipating 500 or more new students will enter local classrooms as an influx of Syrian refugees come to B.C. in the coming weeks.

Surrey...

November 16, 2015

The last time Khadija Ahmed saw her son he was four weeks old. Today, he’s six.

The Somali refugee thought the day she learned of being accepted into Canada would be the...