Canadian officials began tackling one of the country’s worst refugee resettlement backlogs in 2015 — at the same time world attention was focused on the desperate plight of Syrian refugees.
The data, compiled by a researcher at the University of Calgary, raises questions about Canada’s growing role in navigating an ongoing international refugee crisis.
A growing number of Syrian refugees in the Lower Mainland have found a niche cooking for others. Since 2015, B.C. has welcomed 4,400 Syrian refugees. Many among them are finding that food and food businesses are a pathway to work, and settlement, when other doors are closed. >> Catering; Food processing and production; Restaurant; Retail; Entrepreneurship
HackYourFuture,program founded in the Netherlands and since expanded to Denmark and the UK, trains refugees to code in displacement camps, while thay are still awaiting resettlement. >> IT (Information technology)