Penny Gurstein, director of UBC’s School of Community and Regional Planning, talked about refugee settlement on CBC’s Early Edition. She expects the Syrians to be resettled in the more populated areas like Metro Vancouver and anticipates that they might have long-term housing struggles. B.C. Housing would be pressed to find housing for the new arrivals and non-profits would also have to step up, compounding the pressure on existing waitlists.
Professors Susan and Norman Fainstein will be speaking at a lunch seminar at
UBC on Friday 6 Mar 2020, 12.30-2.30pm
This event is hosted by the Centre for Southeast Asian Research at the
UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs.