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Vancouver Sun
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Jun 10, 2018
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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

HEADLINEThis group of Syrian refugees is Montreal’s newest catering service (Eater Montreal, June 5/18).
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Eater Montreal
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Jun 05, 2018
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A group of Syrian women in Montreal had a tough time finding work after their recent arrival to the city — so instead, they have opened a new catering service, Les Filles Fattoush. >> Catering; Caterer; Women

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President’s Choice YouTube video
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May 30, 2018
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A short film inspired by a newcomer from Syria who started Beroea Supper Club as his own business around his love for food. >> Catering; Caterer

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City News
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May 28, 2018
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A catering company in Vancouver is hiring newly-arrived Syrian women to help them integrate into Canadian society. Tina Tenneriello finds out the positive impact on the refugees. >> Catering; Women; Caterer

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CTV News
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Apr 04, 2018
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A local catering service is doing its best to help Syrian refugees support themselves and their families. More than 6,000 now call Montreal home and for many, finding employment can be challenging, to say the least. >> Catering; Caterer; Women

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The Georgia Straight
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Apr 02, 2018
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Through cooking, immigrant and refugee women have met new people in a foreign land. >> Catering; Women

HEADLINEFlavours of Hope: Pop-up dinners connect refugee women to new communities (Vancouver is Awesome, Mar 26/18).
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Vancouver is Awesome
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Mar 26, 2018
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Flavours of Hope uses food, storytelling, and music to bridge the gap between refugee women and their new communities in Vancouver. >> Catering; Women

HEADLINESyrian refugees nourish new life – and appetites – as Les Filles Fattoush (Montreal Gazette, March 9/18).
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Montreal Gazette
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Mar 09, 2018
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"Once they have a job they are happy with, they come home happy, and all those bad memories, day by day, begin to fade." >> Catering; Caterer; Women

HEADLINESyrian refugee women in Canada move into job market, bringing cooking skills with them (Canada’s National Observer, Mar 9/18).
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Canada’s National Observer
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Mar 09, 2018
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Coming from a country where just around 14 per cent of the female population is an active part of the workforce, according to World Bank data, these refugee newcomers grew up expecting that they would be homemakers. But like many Syrian women, they've ventured into the world of work for the first time as refugees, and were fortunate to land their first job at Tayybeh, in Vancouver. >> Catering; Caterer; Women

HEADLINECatering for community (Midweek, March 5/18).
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Midweek
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Mar 05, 2018
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Ten women who came to Canada as refugees one or two years ago have launched a catering project, Baraka Syrian Home Cooking. >> Catering; Caterer; Women