In the News

April 14, 2017

On April 6, 2017, Surrey LIP Committee and IAR members met with the Minister Hussen at Surrey City Hall. Over 20...

April 12, 2017

Malala Yousafzai called on Canada to play a leadership role in promoting education for girls and refugees around the world Wednesday after becoming an honorary Canadian citizen...

April 10, 2017

It’s just after 3 p.m. on a sunny Monday afternoon in New Westminster. Paisley carpets line the hallways of an old reddish brown apartment near the Columbia SkyTrain station....

March 25, 2017

A spike in refugee claims for the first two months of 2017 put Canada on track for the highest number since at least 2011. A fifth of those claimants were caught crossing the...

March 23, 2017

Fadia Jouny, a 19-year-old Syrian refugee, has recently come back from Winnipeg where she gave a passionate presentation about First Nations, and why refugees need to learn...

March 21, 2017

An ambitious Lark Group plan to help transform Surrey’s former Whalley area into what has been called a “Stanford University type” of medical research hub is gaining traction...

March 19, 2017

Canada will provide $119 million to help people in countries in the midst of food crises.

Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen told reporters in Toronto on Friday that the...

March 18, 2017

Cecilia Rajanayagam was on her way home from a working vacation in Belize when she first heard about the refugees crossing into Canada on foot. She was distressed by the report...