Ask your city council to recognize the contributions of refugees in your community

CranbrookKimberley is Proud to Protect RefugeesCranbrook and Kimberley British Columbia are the first communities to make public statements that they are 'Proud to Protect Refugees' in May 2013. Both Cranbrook and Kimberley recognized the contributions that refugees make to the community and the importance of extending a warm welcome to refugees and their families.

City of Cranbrook proclamation

City of Kimberley statement of commitment

For more about these cities' efforts to recognize and promote welcoming communities for refugees, read: 

City signs on to refugee protection (Cranbrook), 13 May 2013
Kimberley signs on to refugee protection, 14 May 2013