The latest stories from UNHCR.
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We take special care to bring you the latest refugee news and stories of the men, women and children we help each day.
A program connecting employers with qualified refugees is taking root in Nova Scotia. It could address shortages in the local health care sector, and lead to similar efforts across Canada and in other countries.
An all-female group including 13 refugees from six countries set out to climb Mount Toubkal – Morocco’s highest peak – to highlight the struggle to end violence against women.
50,000 burpees in 365 days: Quebec man raises money to help refugees through UNHCR in unique birthday fundraiser
Maxence is turning 50 next year and to celebrate, he has started a fundraiser for UNHCR. His goal: Raise $5,000 by doing 50,000 burpees.
The Arafat family were terrified when they fled their home in Syria. Now they are finding new hope and happiness in a Canadian mountain community.
Sweet story: “Peace by Chocolate” documents Hadhad family’s extraordinary journey from Syria to Canada
Tareq Hadhad landed in Canada as a Syrian refugee in 2015. Eleven months after, the Peace by Chocolate founder became a Canadian citizen.
“Sultans of String ZOOM Concert #3 – Refuge Edition” will take place on Nov. 27 at 8 p.m. EST. Tickets are $10.
When Canadian author Robin Stevenson saw the headlines about the Syrian refugee crisis in 2015, she knew she had to help.
Resettled to Canada four years ago, Syrian refugee Sari Alesh pays a vibrant tribute to the 22 victims of the deadliest rampage in Canadian history.
Advocates and refugees share why newcomers from Africa should be celebrated for overcoming obstacles and bringing culture and prosperity to Canada.
In the midst of a city-wide housing crisis, a local shelter helps newcomers find a stable beginning. Two refugees from Uganada share their stories.
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