Press

March 31, 2017

Media Archive and Links

Christian Science Monitor. Canada puts out the welcome mat for refugees from the US, September 19, 2017.

CBC. As it Happens. Interview with Ann Shin, director of the documentary “My Brother, My Enemy,” on the story of Najah Aboud and Zahed Haftlang, April 28, 2017.

Vancouver Courier. Article on the importance of settlement agencies in helping refugees adapt to life in Canada, April 27, 2017.

CBC. Vancouver announces $181K for refugee groups, article on City of Vancouver funding for refugee settlement agencies, April 27, 2017.

Metro News. Article on how the increasing number of asylum claims requires collaboration between settlement agencies, April 26, 2017.

Globe and Mail. Article on reconnecting in Vancouver at VAST, March 28, 2017.

National Observer. Article on the funding of refugee mental health resources and the role of mental health resources for facilitating settlement in Canada, Nov 14, 2016.

Metro News. Article on how to help refugees, Sept 8, 2015.

Vancouver Sun. Article on need for settlement resources, Sept 20, 2015.

CBC online / CBC Early Edition. Interview with former VAST ED Dylan Mazur on refugee mental health, Nov 11, 2015.

Vancouver Sun. Article on refugee mental health funding, Nov 24, 2015.

National Post. Article on refugee mental health, Nov 24, 2015.

CBC Early Edition. “Getting Through It” group for refugee claimants, 2:12 mark (7:40 am real broadcast time), Nov 25, 2015

The Georgia Straight. Article on funding for refugee mental health services, Feb 26, 2014.

Vancouver Sun. Article on funding for refugee mental health services, Feb 21, 2014.

The Tyee. Article on funding for refugee mental health services, Feb 20, 2014.

Vancouver Courier. Article on the services provided by VAST, Mar 29, 2012.

The Georgia Straight. Memorial of Frances MacQueen by John MacQueen, Jan 17, 2012 at 6:21 am.

The Georgia Straight. Online story on the passing of Frances MacQueen and her devotion to helping victims of torture, Dec 23, 2011.

YouTube. Interview with Frances MacQueen, talking about her work with torture survivors, Dec 2, 2011.

The Tyee. “Blood Brothers” article on the story of Najah Aboud and Zahed Haftlang, Part 1, Mar 10, 2011.

The Tyee. “Blood Brothers” article on the story of Najah Aboud and Zahed Haftlang, Part 2, Mar 11, 2011.