The Monthly – The Canadian remedy to Australia’s toxic refugee politics

MOSAIC discusses Australia's harsh treatment of asylum seekers and contrasts it with Canada's welcoming system. It highlights how Australia is experimenting with a community sponsorship program, inspired by Canada, which could lead to a more compassionate approach to refugee resettlement.

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NCM – With raging fires and extreme heat, more must be done to address the unequal impact of climate change, experts say

MOSAIC's Volunteer Resources Coordinator talked about “The Seniors Heatwave Project” where volunteers reach out to vulnerable community members to provide wellness checks and give tips on how to mitigate the impacts of the heatwaves. 

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The Tyee – Extreme Weather Is Sending Migrant Farmworkers Home Early

MOSAIC's Hugo Velazquez discussed the effects of extreme weather on the job displacement and income loss experienced by migrant farmworkers.

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Global News – Hundreds of migrant workers among B.C. wildfire evacuees. What do they face?

Global News reports on MOSAIC and other agencies who have banded together to support migrant workers impacted by wildfires in the Okanagan.

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VIA – How one B.C. group is helping immigrant seniors cope with scorching temperatures

MOSAIC's volunteer program has launched a project to provide safety calls to immigrant seniors during the current heatwave.

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New Canadian Media – Access to education now easier for Canada’s temporary foreign workers

Hugo Velazquez, Senior Manager of Community Engagement, Advocacy, and Migrant Worker Programs, speaks to New Canadian Media about a new policy that permits temporary foreign workers to pursue education without separate study permits, increasing flexibility and opportunities for skills improvement.

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BC Gov News – MOSAIC one of the 68 organizations set to receive Anti-Racism Legislation Community Engagement grant

MOSAIC is among 68 organizations chosen to receive the Anti-Racism Legislation Community Engagement grant, dedicated to fostering anti-racism engagement. The Province of BC has allocated $308,000 to be divided between the organizations. Engagements will run from July to September.

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CBC Listen: All Points West – Efforts to ease credential recognition for newcomers in Canada

David Lee, the Director of Employment at MOSAIC, spoke with Rohit Joseph about the results of public engagement on recognizing international credentials, and what needs to be done to help newcomers work in their fields.

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BC Gov News – B.C. releases results of credential-recognition engagement

More than 1,450 people and organizations, including MOSAIC, gave feedback through wide-ranging public engagement on the international credential-recognition progress.

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YouTube Video: Elder Abuse Awareness Through The Labyrinth 2023

Chinese Community Response Network (CCRN) covered the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June...

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CTV News – World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2023 Coverage

MOSAIC co-hosted an event for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15 to...

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UWBC – A welcoming School’s Out program for Ukrainian families

MOSAIC’s conference tackles market bias, urges shift in immigrant hiring. Funded by United Way...

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