A month after the Global Refugee Forum wrapped up, these are the pledges and commitments that will boost opportunities for refugees and their hosts.
Employment and educaiton initiatives in Canada empower us to play a role in building stronger and more inclusive communities.
To celebrate Canada History Week, UNHCR is bringing you four inspiring refugee stories of people who came to Canada before the year 1950.
A rapidly increasing number of women, children and men from the North of Central America are finding in Mexico the opportunity to be safe and rebuild their life. Has Canada a role to play?
“Do the right thing” is much more to Jim Estill than his appliance company’s corporate tagline: it’s a personal motto that has guided the longtime Canadian entrepreneur and helped forever change the lives of dozens of refugee families in the process.
UNHCR Canada representative Jean-Nicolas Beuze writes about the importance of cities in Canada and around the world supporting refugees.
Mohammed, a young Yemeni, arrived in Québec through Roxham Road searching for safety as he fled the world’s worst humanitarian disaster.
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.