Alphonso Davies becomes the first footballer to take UNHCR's Goodwill Ambassador title
Davies is the first footballer and first Canadian to become a Global Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR.
A cookbook for the holidays celebrates the flavours that make us who we are
In 'Tastes from Home: Recipes from the Refugee Community,' people from all over the world who now call Canada home share their stories and favourite recipes.
UNHCR applauds Canada's commitment to grant permanent residency to asylum-seekers working on COVID-19 frontlines
Canada's Samra Habib champions the rights of LGBTI refugees
The photographer, author and activist reflects on growing up fast as child refugee in Toronto – and why she fights for equality and 'a sense of belonging'.
Syrian software developer starts new life as Canadian skilled worker
After eight years in Lebanon, Mohammed Hakmi is the first refugee to arrive in Canada as a skilled worker under an innovative pilot program.
'I stopped by your house in Syria today, but no one was home'
After nearly eight years of war, I paid a visit to the house where my friend Hani Al Moulia grew up. Like vast parts of his hometown, it was in a state of ruin. That night, I wrote Hani a letter:
Tech developers hope to reshape refugee experience in Canada
UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi recently met refugees and students in Canada to learn how they are coping with resettlement.
UNHCR chief hails Canada and asks for even greater efforts
On his second visit to the country as High Commissioner, Filippo Grandi urges Prime Minister Trudeau to consider doing more for refugee women and girls at risk.
Former Syrian wrestling champion ready for second round
After establishing a successful training programme in a refugee camp, a star wrestler from Syria is now changing lives in Canada.