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What do you want for refugees in Canada? Shout it out with a poster!

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4 Faces poster - womenWhat do you want for refugees in Canada?  Let others know by posting one of the CCR's posters!

Order copies from the CCR office.

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Download copies and print them yourself:

- poster with four women

Focus on refugee and immigrant families: action

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Reuniting families is a key objective of Canada’s immigration program, but too often families are kept apart. Focus on refugee and immigrant families is a one page document highlighting what Canada must do to renew its focus on families on critical issues including:

**Write a letter to Ministers and your MP about Migrant Workers rights**

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Join the CCR and other allies in raising awareness about the lack of protections for migrant workers and their rights in Canada. Write a letter to the Ministers responsible for the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, and send a copy to your Member of Parliament.

For suggestions and a template of topics to include in your letter, click here or follow the link below.

Nairobi: Long delays - Sign the statement, contact your MP, and raise awareness

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Join the CCR and other allies in speaking out and raising awareness of the need for fair treatment for refugees in Africa, especially refugees whose applications are processed through the Nairobi visa office.

Proposed reduction in age of dependent children

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The government is proposing to narrow the definition of a dependent child in the immigration regulations in two important ways:

  • The maximum age will be reduced to 18 years (from 21 years)
  • The exception for full-time students will be eliminated

This narrower definition will apply in all cases when a person applies for permanent residence in Canada and wants to include their children:

Use social media to speak out about Bill C-31

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Tell others about the impacts that Bill C-31 will have on refugees in Canada using social media. Here are some ideas:

 

Facebook

Action requests from CCR Spring 2012 Consultation

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At the CCR Spring Consultation (31 May - 2 June 2012) the working groups recommended to CCR members the following actions on issues of current concern.

Immigration and Settlement

  • Green Settlement Models

Action requests from CCR Spring 2011 Consultation

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At the CCR Spring Consultation (May 26-28, 2011) the working groups recommended to CCR members the following actions on issues of current concern.

 

**Take action through the media**

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Join the CCR and other allies in raising awareness about the lack of protections for migrant workers and their rights in Canada.

Ideas for making concerns about migrant workers in Canada visible through the media:

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