CCR Library

Recent documents

Sun Sea: Five Years Later In August 2010, a rickety ship, the MV Sun Sea,... Aug 2015 PDF
Election 2015 resource Aug 2015 PDF
Spring 2015 consultation report Jul 2015 PDF
CCR comments on proposed regulatory changes re. marriage The CCR commented on proposed regulations to: ... May 2015 PDF
Family reunification profiles - Express Entry May 2015 PDF
Refugees and social assistance: FAQs Apr 2015 htm
Comments on Bill C-51 (Anti-Terrorism Act) Mar 2015 PDF
Walk with refugees - pamphlet A trifold pamphlet about the Walk with refugees (... Feb 2015 PDF

General

Comments on Bill C-51 (Anti-Terrorism Act) Mar 2015 PDF
Walk with refugees - pamphlet A trifold pamphlet about the Walk with refugees (... Feb 2015 PDF
Annual Report 2013 - 2014 An overview of the CCR's activities for the... Nov 2014 PDF htm
Annual Report 2012 - 2013 An overview of the CCR's activities for the... Nov 2013 PDF htm
Key refugee and immigration issues for women and girls There have been many recent changes in... Mar 2013 PDF htm
Year in Review: Changes in 2012 for refugees and other newcomers to Canada Jan 2013 PDF htm
Annual Report 2011 - 2012 An overview of the CCR's activities for the... Nov 2012 PDF
Year in Review 2011 In keeping with Canada's history of welcoming,... Jan 2012 PDF
Annual Report 2010 - 2011 An overview of the CCR's activities for the... Nov 2011 PDF
Immigration levels planning 2011 – CCR priorities Jul 2011 htm

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Regular reports

Resolutions

The policy of the CCR is established through resolutions adopted by the members at the semi-annual General Meetings.

Consult the Resolutions Database

Resolutions by year adopted.

Refugee protection in Canada

Refugee health survey by province and by category This document provides some basic information... Feb 2015 PDF
C-43 and social assistance: kicking people when they are down Submission to the Senate Committee on Social... Nov 2014 PDF
Refugee Health Care: Impacts of recent cuts On June 30, 2012, the federal government... Feb 2013 PDF
Bill C-31 – Diminishing Refugee Protection: Submission to Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration The CCR has called for the withdrawal of Bill C-... Apr 2012 PDF
Protect Refugees from Bill C-31: Joint statement The Justice for Refugees and Immigrants Coalition... Mar 2012 PDF htm
Year in Review 2011 In keeping with Canada's history of welcoming,... Jan 2012 PDF
Brief on C-4 - comments on a brief that punishes refugees Nov 2011 PDF
Welcome to Canada: The Experience of Refugee Claimants at Port-of-Entry Interviews Nov 2010 PDF
What We Want for Refugees poster - 4 women We want Canada to treat refugees in a way that is... Jun 2010 PDF
The challenge of fair and effective refugee determination Jul 2009 PDF

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Refugee determination

Refugee resettlement

Refugee health survey by province and by category This document provides some basic information... Feb 2015 PDF
Responding to the Syrian refugee crisis: Backgrounder Jul 2014 htm
Refugee Health Care: Impacts of recent cuts On June 30, 2012, the federal government... Feb 2013 PDF
Year in Review 2011 In keeping with Canada's history of welcoming,... Jan 2012 PDF
Nairobi: Are we being fair? one page overview Canada’s visa office in Nairobi has some of the... Oct 2011 PDF
Comments on proposed elimination of Source Country Class Apr 2011 PDF htm
The Future of Colombian Refugees in Canada: Are We Being Equitable? Report of the Canadian Council for Refugees... Mar 2011 PDF
Facilitator Guide for those involved in CCR twinning projects Developed for the CCR by Carolina Gajardo and... Feb 2010 PDF
Concerns with refugee decision-making at Cairo Jan 2010 PDF htm
From Fast Death to Slow Death Summary Report of an International NGO Delegation Nov 2008 htm

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Transportation loans

Transportation Loans Backgrounder Sep 2008 PDF
End the burden of transportation loans The burden of repaying refugee transportation...
Help refugees succeed! End the burden of transportation loans - postcards Order transportation loan campaign postcards to...
Hidden Costs: Paying back the refugee transportation loan A 15-minute video exposing the burden and painful...

Family reunification

Family reunification profiles - Express Entry May 2015 PDF
CCR comments on proposed regulatory changes re. marriage The CCR commented on proposed regulations to: ... May 2015 PDF
Focus on refugee and immigrant families Reuniting families is a key objective of Canada’s... Feb 2014 PDF
Sponsorship of parents and grandparents: comments on proposed regulatory changes Jun 2013 PDF
Age of Dependency: comments on proposed regulatory changes Jun 2013 PDF
CCR Backgrounder - CIC Consultations on the Parent and Grandparent Program Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) is... May 2012 PDF htm
Bill C-31 – Diminishing Refugee Protection: Submission to Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration The CCR has called for the withdrawal of Bill C-... Apr 2012 PDF
Proposed “Conditional Permanent Residence” for sponsored spouses, CCR comments, March 2012 Comments on the notice published by Citizenship... Mar 2012 PDF
Year in Review 2011 In keeping with Canada's history of welcoming,... Jan 2012 PDF
Canada’s Treatment of Non-citizen Children Canada has signed the UN Convention on the Rights... Jan 2012 PDF

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Enforcement

Barriers to Permanent Residence

Comments - Bill C-43 – Reducing fairness for refugees and permanent residents Bill C-43 contains a number of provisions of... Oct 2012 PDF
Summary of comments on Bill C-43 Oct 2012 htm
Bill C-31 – Diminishing Refugee Protection: Submission to Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration The CCR has called for the withdrawal of Bill C-... Apr 2012 PDF
Proposed “Conditional Permanent Residence” for sponsored spouses, CCR comments, March 2012 Comments on the notice published by Citizenship... Mar 2012 PDF
Year in Review 2011 In keeping with Canada's history of welcoming,... Jan 2012 PDF
Proposal for Conditional Permanent Residence: A step backwards (one-pager) In March 2011, the federal government published... Oct 2011 PDF
Refugees and Security Revised version of paper examining situation of... Feb 2003 PDF
CCR Welcomes Elimination of Right to Landing Fee for Refugees Press release Feb 2000 htm
Refugees in limbo - a human rights issue Oct 1999 htm
Identity Documents: Arguments and Counter-arguments Apr 1997 htm

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Settlement and integration

Refugee health survey by province and by category This document provides some basic information... Feb 2015 PDF
C-43 and social assistance: kicking people when they are down Submission to the Senate Committee on Social... Nov 2014 PDF
"Welcome to Canada" analysis In 2013, Citizenship and Immigration Canada... May 2014 PDF
Canada’s National Settlement Program: A Submission to Citizenship and Immigration Canada Submission to CIC on CCR priorities for the... Dec 2013 PDF
Refugee Health Care: Impacts of recent cuts On June 30, 2012, the federal government... Feb 2013 PDF
CCR Backgrounder - CIC Consultations on the Parent and Grandparent Program Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) is... May 2012 PDF htm
Refugee Integration: Key concerns and areas for further research Dec 2011 PDF, PDF
Proposed Change to Citizenship Requirement Proof of Language Proficiency Nov 2011 PDF htm
Proposal for Conditional Permanent Residence: A step backwards (one-pager) In March 2011, the federal government published... Oct 2011 PDF
Facilitator Guide for those involved in CCR twinning projects Developed for the CCR by Carolina Gajardo and... Feb 2010 PDF

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Children and Youth

CCR comments on proposed regulatory changes re. marriage The CCR commented on proposed regulations to: ... May 2015 PDF
Year in Review 2011 In keeping with Canada's history of welcoming,... Jan 2012 PDF
Canada’s Treatment of Non-citizen Children Canada has signed the UN Convention on the Rights... Jan 2012 PDF
DNA Tests: A barrier to speedy family reunification Demands for DNA testing are causing significant... Oct 2011 PDF

You may also be interested in documents in the section on Public Education Resources.

Myths

Myths and Facts - Protecting Refugees from Bill C-31 A two-page brief to address myths circulating... Mar 2012 PDF htm
Myths and Facts 2011 A two-page brief to address myths circulating... Feb 2011 PDF htm
Confronting Myths About Refugees Mar 2005 PDF
Facing Facts: Myths and misconceptions about refugees and immigrants in Canada Dispels common myths and misconceptions about... PDF

UNHCR documents relating to Canada