Refugee Rights Month 2017 - Toronto

Celebrate Refugee Rights in Canada on April 4!

Refugee Rights Month is commemorated on April 4 every year in Canada to bring attention to the advances made in the protection of refugee rights in Canada as a result of the Supreme Court decision (the ‘Singh’ decision) in 1985. Join us this year to commemorate the 32nd anniversary of the 'Singh Decision'.

Scroll down to see a list of activities in Toronto that you can join.

"Hands Off My Sister!"

Organizing Against Violence Against Women in an Age of Racism and Xenophobia

In Honour of International Women’s Day and the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

OCASI - Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants invites you to participate in an online live, interactive event:

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017, 2:00-3:00PM

Click here to register

This conversation will explore questions such as:

Email Your MP! Suspend the Safe Third Country Agreement

Act today!

Please use this template to send a letter by email to your Member of Parliament, with a copy to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and to OCASI.

For more information about the Safe Third Country Agreement, please scroll down for useful links at the end.

You can find your Member of Parliament and your Riding by entering your postal code here. 

Please CC the email to:

Apply Now For Group Training

Are you funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and/or Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration (MCI)?

OCASI is accepting applications for In-House Group Training under the Professional Education and Training Project (PET).

PET has lots of funds waiting to help you meet your professional development needs – funding to assist you with delivering in-house group training topics for all your staff!

NOTE:  We have increased the maximum funds from $2000 to $2,500 for this fiscal year!