Welcome to the Canadian sanctuary network: a voluntary network which advocates fair treatment for refugee claimants and, where possible, seeks remedies for refugee claimants who have been mistakenly rejected.

Dedicated to continue Canada's best traditions of "welcoming the stranger".

Beyond Tweets: Welcoming Refugees from Fortress America

Video of this event is now available for viewing within Dropbox and/or downloading (Bandwidth warning: the video is quite large, at 897 Mb for part 1 and 903 Mb for part 2). Click here for access.

Event description:

A public meeting to discuss the historical roots of the sanctuary movement in the US, the current situation for refugees there, the Safe Third Country agreement between Canada and the US, and the Canadian response to refugees in general, and those arriving from the US.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 from 7:00-9:00 pm, Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Square, Toronto.


Moderated by Amy Casipullai, Policy Director of Ontario Coalition of Agencies Serving Immigrants.


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