Summer Working Group meetings

CCR Working Group meetings

Do you want to be part of efforts to promote rights for refugees?  Want to participate in in-depth discussions on pressing issues affecting refugees and immigrants in Canada?  Looking for an opportunity to share information and strategies with others from across Canada?

Participate the CCR Summer Working Group meetings in Montreal on 7 and 8 September 2018!

FRIDAY 7 September 2018

9:30am - 5pm: Overseas Protection & Resettlement Working Group meeting

SATURDAY 8 September 2018

9:30am - 5pm: Inland Protection Working Group meeting

9:30am - 5pm: Immigration and Settlement Working Group meeting

Participation and registration:

Anyone interested in issues affecting refugees and newcomers to Canada is welcome to participate, especially CCR members; however the meetings are closed to media and government employees.

It is free to participate and no registration is required. Lunch is not provided.

Location and how to get there:

All meetings take place at the Anglican Diocese of Montreal, 1444 Avenue Union, Montreal.

Click here for a map of the area. The meetings are right by the McGill metro station (green line).

Parking – Paid street parking is available around the Anglican Diocese of Montreal.

On the agenda:

Working Group meeting participantsDraft agendas for the meeting will be available on the Working Group webpages for logged-in CCR members and will also be sent by email to the CCRLIST.

Can’t be in Montreal? Join us for a virtual meeting in advance!

For CCR members unable to attend in person, there will be a virtual meeting in English on Wednesday 5 September at 2pm (Eastern time).

The virtual meeting will be an opportunity to:

  • Hear recent updates on priority issues
  • Give input on matters on the agenda of the Working Group meetings 
  • Raise current issues of concern to the participants (for possible follow up by the Working Groups)
  • Suggest workshop topics for the CCR Fall Consultation in Montreal, 26-28 November 2018

Il y aura également une rencontre virtuelle en français mercredi le 5 septembre à 15h30 (heure de l'Est).

Click here to participate in the virtual meeting. You must be logged in to your account on the CCR website to access this page.

Are you with a CCR member organization and you don’t yet have an account? Sign up for one here.