Consultation Program

Keynote speakers

Opening plenary: Carey Newman, Kwagiulth and Coast Salish artist and Audain Professor at University of Victoria. Creator of the Witness Blanket
Friday plenary: Richard Wex, Chairperson of the Immigration and Refugee Board
Closing plenary: Hassan Al-Kontar, a Syrian refugee and activist, stranded for 7 months in a Malaysian airport.



Click here for a PDF version of the consultation program (see schedule page 2). Or look below.

Details of workshops

Consult the workshop descriptions



Caucus Sessions

Caucus sessions are informal discussions on a specific topic. The scheduled Saturday morning sessions are open to all interested participants, unless otherwise noted. Email to reserve a caucus session space at an alternate time.

Orientation Sessions

There will be an orientation session for new participants held at the Consultation on Thursday 30 May from 8:30 to 9 am.
This Brief Guide to the CCR Consultation might also be help to read before the Consultation if you are attending for the first time.

Related Meetings and Events

Forum on Migrant Worker Issues, Sunday 2 June, Vancouver BC (note: different city)

Join the CCR and local organizations for a full-day meeting for migrant workers and people working with or advocating for the rights of migrant workers. Click here for more information.