Syrian Refugees

Mental Wellness Workshop For Frontline Workers Supporting Syrian Refugee

The impact of insecure environment, traumatic incidents,  and chronic stress heavily impacts Syrian refugees.

To help frontline workers better understand them, the Jewish Family Services of ottawa is organizing (JFS) a mental wellness workshop. 

The following topics will be covered: 

  • Understanding Syrian Culture and cross cultural sensitivity

  • Emotional experiences related to migration journey 

Syrian Refugee Entrepreneur Workshop

Are you a Syrian refugee who is seeking someone to invest in your business?

Refugee Career Jumpstart Project in collaboration with Angel Investors Ontario are organizing a Syrian Refugee Entrepreneurs workshop.

This workshop aims to empower and support refugee entrepreneurs.

The refugees with innovative businesses or business ideas will be able to enhance their knowledge in entrepreneurship, have a chance to attend workshops, get access to resources, and be mentored by angel investors.

Former Syrian Refugees fundraising to help Refugees arriving in Nova Scotia

GlobalNews- A group created by people who came to Canada as Syrian refugees is fundraising to help others in the same situation.

The group is trying to raise $50,000 via a fundraising campaign to expand its services.

“We wanted to make something useful for this beautiful city,” Loai Al Rifai, a co-founder of the Nova Scotia Syrian Society, said on Tuesday.

One year on: newcomer serving and private sponsorship organizations thank Canadians for welcoming Syrians

Canadian Council for Refugees - One year after Syrians began to arrive in Canada as part of a major resettlement movement, newcomer-serving and private sponsorship organizations take the opportunity to salute and thank the countless Canadians who individually and collectively contributed to sponsoring and welcoming refugees.

Canada’s warm response to refugees depends on everyone doing their part: all levels of government, institutions, community organizations and individual citizens.