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COVID Blog #8: How the pandemic is affecting the path to immigration and Canadian citizenship
Immigrating to a new country is already a daunting and scary prospect on its own.
Imagine having to immigrate or navigate a citizenship...
Jun 3, 2020
Why we need to focus on what immigrants bring to Canada
Anti-immigrant sentiment is on the rise in...
Jun 1, 2020
The Canadian settlement sector needs a refreshed funding model
Too often, mothers new to Canada struggle to find work because childcare is too expensive. With a little one at home, basic...
May 27, 2020
Why the future of settlement is grounded in community
When Gulalai Habib moved to Canada as a refugee from a war-torn country 20 years ago, she made some of her first friends and...
May 25, 2020
COVID Blog #7: Fear and Discrimination During COVID-19 Amplifies the Marginalization of Societies
As the pandemic has continued to spread across the globe, society as we know it has gravely changed. Quarantining ourselves at home and...
May 23, 2020
COVID Blog #6: Communities Come Together During COVID With Mutual Aid
Mutual aid emerging in communities to assist the vulnerable or marginalized during times of crisis is not a new concept. It has existed in...
May 17, 2020
COVID Blog #5: A Survivor’s Resource Guide on Tech Safety and Support – Combating Domestic Violence During and Beyond COVID-19
We are facing vast changes in our daily lives due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Some of us, mostly women and children, however, are...
May 3, 2020
Settlement 2.0: Innovation is in our DNA
PeaceGeeks received funding from IRCC to develop a vision and action plan for exploring how technology and innovation can best facilitate...
Apr 30, 2020
COVID Blog #4: Response to Respect the Human Rights of Vulnerable Populations
The scale and severity of the coronavirus pandemic continue to challenge governments around the world to not only act quickly to enforce...
Apr 20, 2020
COVID Blog #3: Finding Support & Resources in Vancouver
We are now a few weeks into quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Greater Vancouver community has come together to offer support...
Apr 8, 2020