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Workplace Sponsorship in Canada – A Workshop

July 27, 2019
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PRESS RELEASE: Trebek Forum 2019 – “Humanizing Migration” through Private Refugee Sponsorship

June 13, 2019

OTTAWA – 13 June, 2019 – On June 20th, World Refugee Day, Canadian and international thought leaders from government, academia and civil society will come together at the University of Ottawa for the bilingual 2019 Trebek Forum on “Humanizing Migration: Rights, Refuge, Responsibilities”. The Forum will feature high-level speakers, workshops, and a screening of the…

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Registration for the 2019 Alex Trebek Forum is open!

May 9, 2019

The bilingual “Humanizing Migration” Forum, to be held at the University of Ottawa on June 20th (World Refugee Day) will bring together Canadian and international thought leaders from government, academia and civil society to humanize public debate on migration to Canada. We are pleased to announce that the following guests will speak on our high-level panel…

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PRESS RELEASE: Funds Now Available for Canadians to Sponsor Hundreds of Refugees in 2019

May 2, 2019

Special initiative brings together sponsors & funders to resettle UNHCR referred refugees to Canada OTTAWA, ONTARIO, 2 May 2019 – The University of Ottawa Refugee Hub is delighted to announce the renewal of its successful 2018 BVOR Fund. The new time-limited fund will facilitate the sponsorship to Canada of refugees identified by the United Nations…

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PRESS RELEASE: Celebrating 40 years of refugee sponsorship: A Canadian-led success in resettlement

April 12, 2019

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada April 12, 2019 – On April 9th, 2019, a dedicated and inspired group of people gathered at the Senate of Canada to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of Canada’s Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program. The room quickly filled with conversations between parliamentarians, government officials, immigration and settlement professionals, business leaders, private refugee sponsors,…

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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY: Refugee Research in Lebanon and Jordan

February 14, 2019

Refugee Research Opportunities in Lebanon and Jordan Are you a graduate student? Are you interested in refugee issues? Are you looking for a unique research placement for the Summer of 2019? Are you able to work and conduct research interviews in Arabic? If so, you will be interested in LERRN: The Local Engagement Refugee Research Network!…

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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY: Refugee Research in Tanzania

February 14, 2019

Refugee Research Opportunity in Tanzania Are you a graduate student? Are you interested in refugee issues? Are you looking for a unique research placement for the Summer of 2019? If so, you will be interested in LERRN: The Local Engagement Refugee Research Network! With funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), we are a…

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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY: Refugee Research in Kenya

January 23, 2019

Are you a graduate student at Carleton, McGill University, University of Ottawa or York University? Are you interested in refugee issues? Are you looking for a unique research placement for the Summer of 2019? If so, you will be interested in LERRN: The Local Engagement Refugee Research Network! With funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research…

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News Release: Hundreds of refugees to settle in Canada by year’s end after receipt of $3.5 million in donations ensures community sponsorship spaces are filled

November 14, 2018

OTTAWA, Nov. 14, 2018 /CNW/ – 685 refugees will be settled in 49 Canadian communities by the end of this year thanks to the rapid combined efforts of sponsors, private donors, and government. More than 150 sponsoring groups from across Canada have stepped forward since August to sponsor refugees, after a handful of philanthropic leaders committed a combined total of…

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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Senior Fundraising Consultant

November 8, 2018

The University of Ottawa Refugee Hub was founded in 2012, and our mission is to foster justice and human rights for refugees at local, national, and international levels through innovative research, programs and partnerships. We are supported in our work by a team of in-house experts, a wide range of consultants, and a broad and…

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