Category : Refugees

747. More on Refugee Rights Month in Toronto – April 2017

 We posted a partial list of events about this special month earlier. Here’s a more complete list thanks again to Eusebio Garcia: Refugee Rights

743. Refugee Rights Month – April, 2017

Look for events about Refugee Rights Month and an exciting refugee art exhibition. Refugee Rights 2017 Month Proclamation organized by the City of Toronto

707.  Sharing your Christmas Dinner with a Newcomer Refugee Family – 2016

I’m finding a lot of interest in Torontonians looking for a refugee family to share their Christmas dinner. More resources are available this year

677. Two Roma Events August 2 – 2016

Fund-raiser for a Hungarian family who lived in sanctuary in two Toronto churches for nearly three years after losing their refugee claim. They said

609. Refugee Documentary from Germany –  March 10, 2016

Germany has received over 1 million refugees over the past year. The Goethe Institute told us about a 4-part film series about recent refugees

Co-author Ratna Omidvar has been collecting interviews with refugees to Canada and their descendants from 1812 to Afghanistan. North York Central Library. December 16.

566. Resources for Those Helping Syrian & Other Refugees – December, 2015.

The Information Fair for Sponsors of Syrian Refugees brought out several hundred people to Toronto City Hall earlier this week. Many were eager to

Will Syrian refugees be coming to your neighbourhood?  If so, how can you help? To find out, try asking your Toronto city councillor.  For

562. Hosting a Family of Newcomers Like Syrian Refugees at Christmas – 2015

“I’d like to host a family of newcomers at Christmas,” wrote reader Tracey recently, “but can’t seem to find an organization that handles this.

Thanks to Jenny Cafiso of Canadian Jesuits International and to others for telling us about this event.  The humanitarian response to the Syrian Crisis: