Video Series Launch

As part of the Refugees Welcome Here: Lunch, Launch & Workshop taking place today at the Halifax Central Library in partnership with Amnesty International Canada and Canadian Council for Refugees, we are pleased to announce our Welcome Refugees video series. This series of 5 videos features former refugees talking about: … Read more

Mental Health & Wellness Guide

We are pleased to present the Newcomer Community Wellness Project’s Guide to Mental Health & Wellness.

This is a place for you to find suggestions about how you can support yourself and your family to maintain your mental health and well-being during the process of settling in Canada.

This guide does not offer or replace professional advice.

Government of Canada Announces Restoration of Interim Federal Health Program for Refugees

February 18, 2016—Ottawa, ON – All refugees and asylum claimants will soon benefit from full health-care coverage through a restored Interim Federal Health Program, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, John McCallum, announced today. Starting April 1, 2016, the Interim Federal Health Program will provide health-care coverage for all … Read more