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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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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Refugee Hub Spotlight Grants

September 27, 2018

A core tenet of the Refugee Hub’s mission is to foster a vibrant uOttawa community around refugee law, policy and protection. To this end, our Spotlight Grants aim to highlight and support the work that leaders in our community are undertaking on refugee-related issues. Spotlight Grants contribute to the impact and profile of grantees’ initiatives…

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News Release: Canadian entrepreneur partners with BVOR Fund to settle 20 refugee families

September 6, 2018

Canadian entrepreneur Jim Estill joins special initiative that brings together sponsors & funders to resettle UNHCR referred refugees to Canada in 2018 OTTAWA, ONTARIO, 6 September 2018 – Canadian Entrepreneur, Jim Estill, President and CEO of Danby Appliances, has partnered with the recently announced BVOR Fund to sponsor 20 refugee families to Canada. Estill has…

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Seeking uOttawa Upper-Year Law Student Fellows

August 31, 2018

Professor Jennifer Bond and the uOttawa Refugee Hub are seeking talented & committed upper-year students to join our dynamic research team. Successful candidates will support several academic research projects, a number of major talks, and the Refugee Hub’s engagement in national and international consultations on the future of the refugee system. Student projects will vary…

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