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.
Amid Record High Global Displacement, UN Refugee Agency Calls for International Solidarity, Welcomes Canadian Generosity towards Refugees
Amid a new record high of forced displacement globally, UNHCR Canada is calling for renewed international solidarity in finding solutions.
The 2019 Global Trends report has found that the number of worldwide displacement due to war, persecution and conflict exceeded 70 million in 2018.
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.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi delivers a statement marking International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOT).
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.
Violence in the North of Central America region, which includes the countries of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala, has reached a crisis point.
UNHCR’s own Nadia Ali, Jessica Hyba and Jackson Musoni were among the passengers on board the ET 302 flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi which crashed shortly after take-off.
The summer of 2017 saw 20,000 people cross into Canada via Roxham Road, the main entry point into Canada for asylum seekers crossing the border irregularly.