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MOZONGI by Choreographer, Zab Maboungou

The Dance Centre Presents Mozongi ('Return') Choreographer Zab Mabounbou/Compagnie Danse Nyata Nyata To book FREE tickets for Syrian refugees please call 604.606.6416 or email [email protected] Read More

6th Annual Mosaic Job Fair

MOSAIC is a multilingual non-profit organization dedicated to addressing issues that affect immigrants and refugees in the course of their settlement and integration into Canadian society. Help the Diocesan Refugee... Read More

Hiring Fair - Focus on Refugees

Hiring Fair with Avigilon and Fresh Direct Produce Ltd. Two amazing employers will be at the MOSAIC WorkBC – hosted Hiring Fair this Friday, June 16! Exciting job opportunities for everyone! AVIGILON will be... Read More

Pro Bono Going Public

Here is a great opportunity to access some free legal advice. Please share this information with those contacts who may benefit from these opportunities. Newcomers to Canada and those who work with newcomers may... Read More

Mosaic Open House

MOSAIC invites you to attend the Grand opening Celebration ,Open House on Sept. 26th, 2017 1-3pm of this new Head Office at 5575 Boundary Road Vancouver  Tour the facility, meet the staff and learn about MOSAIC's... Read More

Welcoming the Stranger

Welcome The Stranger: Refugees Becoming Neighbours …an interactive evening of stories from Canadians who have welcomed individuals who have lived the refugee journey. Our speakers arrived from Kurdistan of Iraq in... Read More

One Day I Walk

An evening of Bruce Cockburn’s music in support of Syrian refugees. Iconic Canadian singer song writer Bruce Cockburn has produced 25 albums in his astonishing 47 year career. He is a 13 time Juno winner, recipient... Read More

AFTER ARRIVAL: Refugee Workshop

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) would like to invite private sponsors in the Metro Vancouver area to join us for a FREE workshop on the subject of Private Sponsorship of Refugees.   We will be focusing... Read More

Honada's Syrian Supper

Honada's Syrian Supper! Come enjoy a wonderful evening of fantastic foods from Syria. Honada will cook up a sumptuous feast for all to enjoy. If you have not tried Syrian food, you are in for a treat, if you have,... Read More

Diocesan Refugee Unit

  Dr Satori Soden has begun her work as Diocesan Refugee Coordinator. Satori brings a strong passion for refugees and a strong skill-set in the area of immigration. Satori's immediate focus will be on files that are... Read More

Welcome to Canada Film

Many thanks to Mohammed Alsaleh who has circulated a link to folks from St. Alban's, Burnaby and the Diocese of New Westminster that leads to the 19 minute documentary film made last summer. In his email he wrote:... Read More


 #FromHomeToHome is a United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR-Canada) campaign to mark the 150th Anniversary of the Confederation and to showcase the country’s long tradition of welcoming people, by asking refugees in... Read More

Roofing for Refugees

Refugee Roofers - Training and Employment Program Are you eager to find full-time employment in the roofing construction industry? You will attend a 3 week job specific training that will result in full-time... Read More

UPDATE - Bishop's Fund for Refugee Resettlement

In December of 2015, as the larger culture’s awareness of issues around Refugees grew, and the call to action and the need to be doing something grew in people’s hearts, Bishop Melissa Skelton announced the creation... Read More

Changes to Citizenship Requirements - IRCC

Here is information for all who are working in Refugee and Newcomer ministry and for those who visit this site looking for information regarding the Diocese of New Westminster as SAH. Immigration Refugees and... Read More

A Note From the Diocesan Refugee Unit

We can all be proud that the Diocese of New Westminster has had a strong response to the worldwide appeal for sponsorship of refugees. We have many parishes and other groups who have worked with our diocese to bring... Read More

One Day I Walk - Fundraising Concert in Powell River

“Part of the job of being human is just to try to spread light, at whatever level you can do it."                                                           - Bruce Cockburn At 6:45pm on Sunday, November 12, 2017,... Read More

Letter from Ministry of Immigration

On December 10, 2017, Bishop Skelton's and Archdeacon Fenton's offices received the following letter from Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship for the Federal Government of Canada, The Honourable Ahmed... Read More

Arrival of Newcomers Sponsored by Church of the Holy Trinity, WR

Following two long and often frustrating years, the family sponsored by The Church of the Holy Trinity, White Rock (HTWR) arrived in Vancouver from a refugee camp in Iraq on Tuesday, May 8 in the early afternoon.... Read More

White Rock Newcomers Have a Home

Many thanks to the Reverend Paul Richards and Sheila and Simon Johnston of the Holy Trinity, White Rock Refugee Committee for sending these great shots of the Syrian newcomers who arrived at YVR on May 8. 2018, and... Read More

Newcomer Fundraising News!

On June 10, 2018, during the North Vancouver Region's annual combined Eucharist, Diocesan Refugee Unit chair, Shannon Muir announced that the June 2 fundraiser at St. Clement raised a fabulous $16,320.95. This will... Read More

Honada's Syrian Supper

Honada is the wife and mother in a family of five.  The family consists of Honada, spouse and mother; Said, spouse and father and their three children ages 12-20. They were the first family of newcomers connected to... Read More