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Canadian Council for Refugees
6839 Drolet #302
Montréal,QC, H2S 2T1
Tel: (514) 277-7223
Fax: (514) 277-1447

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Canadian Council for Refugees

Refugee Appeal Division


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CCR documents

Report, The Refugee Appeal: Is no one listening?, 31 March 2005

Information sheet, Bill C-280 - An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, updated September 2007

Media release, No refugee appeal means no government accountability, 28 June 2006

Media release: Rights groups remind government of broken promises on refugee appeal, 14 October 2005

Media release: CCR calls on government to honour the Singh anniversary by implementing the Refugee Appeal Division, 31 March 2005

Media release: CBA, CCR criticize immigration minister for failing to keep his promise on refugee appeal, 26 June 2003

Media release: Reduction in refugee numbers must trigger reversal of anti-refugee measures, 13 January 2003

Media release: CCR asks: "Who makes the laws in Canada: Parliament or the politicians?" 18 December 2002

Other documents

Peter Showler, Submission to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, 29 March 2007 PDF

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Report on the situation of human rights of asylum seekers within the Canadian refugee determination system, OEA/Ser.L/V/II.106, Doc. 40 rev., February 2000

UNHCR’s letter to Minister Coderre concerning the non-implementation of the RAD, 9 May 2002

UN Committee against Torture, Falcon Rios decision, Communication No. 133/1999: Canada. 17/12/2004.

Bill C-280, First reading, 12 May 2006 (enabling the immediate implementation of the RAD)

Amnesty International Canada, Give refugees the right to appeal - Support Bill C-280

Kairos: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives, Refugees and a fair appeal process

Citizenship and Immigration Canada, The Refugee Appeal Division and Frequently Asked Questions: the RAD