After years of abuse, Ugandan refugee finds safety in Finland, and now dreams of reuniting with her children who she thought she were dead.
To celebrate Canada History Week, UNHCR is bringing you four inspiring refugee stories of people who came to Canada before the year 1950.
Seven decades later, like threads woven through the fabric of history, The Tailor Project’s legacy lives on in a brighter future for refugees
“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.
More than 1.44 million refugees currently residing in over 60 refugee hosting countries will be in need of resettlement in 2020.
Vancouver, Prince Albert, Guelph, Port Moody, and Rimouski are the latest Canadian cities to join a global UNHCR campaign to welcome refugees.
Victoria city councillor Sharmarke Dubow wants to make his beautiful coastal city a more liveable place for everyone.