From working in catering as a teen to launching his own restaurant as an adult, Nabil Maati’s passion for the kitchen has never waned—even when forces beyond his control threatened to curtail the Syrian chef’s career.
Vancouver, Prince Albert, Guelph, Port Moody, and Rimouski are the latest Canadian cities to join a global UNHCR campaign to welcome refugees.
Not only do refugees benefit from safety in Canada, they also embrace the opportunity to build a better life and contribute to the country’s economy.
Victoria city councillor Sharmarke Dubow wants to make his beautiful coastal city a more liveable place for everyone.
UNHCR Representative in Canada, Jean-Nicolas Beuze’s statement before the Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology on 29 May 2019.
Wondering how you can help newly arrived refugees in your community? From donating clothing to sharing your skills and time, there are numerous ways you can make a refugee family feel welcome in their new home.
A dedicated group of volunteers and activists committed to LGBTI refugees, provide Andre with a new home in a welcoming community.
A new photo exhibit showcasing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) refugees in Canada is helping to cast a light on people often marginalized and compelled to live in the shadows.
UNHCR Representative in Canada, Jean-Nicolas Beuze’s statement before the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration on 7 May 2019.
After living in Lebanon for 8 years as a refugee, Mohammed Hakmi is the first refugee to come to Canada as a skilled worker under an innovative pilot program.