Toronto Refugee Rights Day 2022



Come Celebrate!

Join us at our virtual commemoration of Refugee Rights Day in Toronto brought to you by Toronto Refugee Rights Day Planning Committee.

MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2022 FROM 1 PM - 2 PM


  • Refugee speakers and musicians
  • Refugee Rights Day Proclamation by Toronto Mayor John Tory

Emceed by Debbie Douglas – OCASI

American Sign Language interpretation provided.

This is a free event and you can join us from anywhere on the planet.

Please register for the event

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Refugee Rights Day is celebrated each year in Canada on April 4th. It is the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s 1985 Singh decision, recognizing that refugee claimants have the right to fundamental justice in Canada.

Read more about the Singh Decision and view a short video:

Toronto Refugee Rights Day Planning Committee:

Afghan Women's Organization Refugee and Immigrant Services
Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture
City of Toronto Newcomer Office
FCJ Refugee Centre
Matthew House
Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants
Quaker Committee for Refugees
Toronto South Local Immigration Partnership