Why are you Proud to Protect Refugees?

Walking with refugees for a stronger Canada

Get involved in the cross-Canada Walk with refugees

Organize a guided tour in your community with stops highlighting significant places and stories for refugees, former refugees and others seeking protection.

Join other communities across Canada is this national walk to show how refugees enrich our lives and why protecting refugee rights in Canada is a strong tradition to continue.

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‘Today, as yesterday, a nation is judged by its attitude towards refugees.’

– Elie Wiesel (author, Nobel Peace Prize recipient)

Proud to Protect Refugees

Recent changes in Canada have increased negative talk and make it tougher for refugees to find protection and to feel welcome.

Join the Proud to Protect Refugees campaign to help change the conversation and promote a positive vision of what we want for refugees and other vulnerable migrants, and of the important contributions they make to our communities.

Here’s what you can do on your own or as a group: