Serving newcomers at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) since 1992.
- Welcome reception and orientation to landing procedures
- Information and orientation on settlement in Canada, including medical insurance, education for adults and children, employment, accreditation, business, housing and more
- Quick linking of newcomers to national settlement and integration resources
- Additional assistance based on need for government-assisted and privately-sponsored refugees.
CANN Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP)
Each year, CANN provides in-person reception services to approximately 2,500 government-assisted, privately sponsored and blended visa office-referred refugees arriving at the Vancouver International Airport. CANN facilitates orientation, information and referral service to refugee clients. The services for refugees at Port of Entry are specialized, focused on refugee client’s immediate and essential needs. The following are some of the specialized services CANN provides under the Resettlement Assistance Program.
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