Video: We Have Big Dreams

Before he became a refugee, Hemin was a successful journalist, Ahmed was a computer technician, Fadi worked as a barber, Abdulrahman and Mayada were school teachers, and Shahad was a student.

These New Canadians have big dreams of building a new life in BC, and they are eager to work and give back to the country that has offered them protection and a chance to build a new life.

Watch this video to hear their stories and learn from some innovative BC employers who realized early on that hiring talented refugees is a win, win.