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Walk for Refuge

On Saturday October 7, a group from St John the Divine, Maple Ridge (The Divine Dashers!) and St Laurence, Coquitlam got together and walked 5 km in Pitt Meadows to raise money for PWRDF. We were not able to... Read More

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Changes to Citizenship Requirements - IRCC

Here is information for all who are working in Refugee and Newcomer ministry and for those who visit this site looking for information regarding the Diocese of New Westminster as SAH. Immigration Refugees and... Read More

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PWRDF Ride for Refuge 2017

This RIDE got underway again this year at Richmond Christian High School in Richmond. The forecast rain nicely held off until after the RIDE was complete! A warm lunch was provided to the hundreds of Ride For Refuge... Read More

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Welcoming the Newcomer - MOSAIC Refugee Services Events

 Please find below and attached information on Events that are of interest to Refugees and members of your communities. This information is circulated by Iris Challoner, a senior staff member at MOSAIC. Welcome The... Read More

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MVA Leadership Training - Register Now

All Anglicans are welcome to take this training on behalf of your parish that will take place: Friday, October 6, 7-9m Saturday, October 7 9:30am-4pm We start and finish on time BCGEU Office - 2920 Virtual Way,... Read More

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New Acting Secretary for the Canadian Council of Churches

The Executive Committee of the Canadian Council of Churches is excited to announce the appointment of Mr. Peter Noteboom as incoming Acting General Secretary, effective October 1, 2017.    Peter currently serves as... Read More

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UPDATE - PWRDF Events for Aug/Sept

 RIDE FOR REFUGE 2017 - SEPTEMBER 30 JOIN US, GET INVOLVED, OFFER YOUR SUPPORT !!! The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) is again participating in Ride for Refuge. Team PWRDF Vancouver will be... Read More

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UPDATE - Bishop's Fund for Refugee Resettlement

In December of 2015, as the larger culture’s awareness of issues around Refugees grew, and the call to action and the need to be doing something grew in people’s hearts, Bishop Melissa Skelton announced the creation... Read More

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PWRDF emergency fund for BC Wildfires

PWRDF has annouced that it is accepting donations to its emergency fund which will be used to support needs in individuals and communities in British Columbia impacted by current wildfires in the province. While... Read More

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UPDATE: PWRDF Famine Relief Matching Funds

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund is pleased to report it has received $379,000 in donations toward famine relief. These funds will be matched 1:1 in the federal government’s Famine Relief Fund, which... Read More