In this special Tyee Solutions Society series, housing reporter Jackie Wong examines some of the unique challenges facing an often-overlooked community: refugees who have fled violence in other countries, and now struggle to secure a better life in Canada.
In This Series
Safer from Violence, Still Seeking a Home
Secure shelter is hard to find for BC refugees. First in a new series.
Bonded by Shared Horrors, Refugees Find Housing Solutions
An exceptional Achehnese community in BC works towards prosperity. Second in a series.
Fleeing Danger, Refugee Shelter-Seekers Find Exploitation
One Victoria non-profit's efforts to assist vulnerable renters offers hope. Third in a series.
A Home for Refugees 'Caught In-Between'
One-of-a-kind Welcome House centre could offer stable shelter for marginalized newcomers. Last in a series.