Rwandan refugee begins new life caring for elderly Canadians
A pioneering programme is recruiting skilled refugees to fill labour gaps in Canada.
Three refugee athletes gain sports scholarships to Canada
Kenya-based middle-distance runners from South Sudan currently in Tokyo with the IOC Refugee Olympic Team in first intake of trailblazing athletic scholarship scheme.
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'.
Basque community opens its doors to welcome family from Syria
Spanish volunteers help a grieving refugee family start life anew in the Basque region.
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: