Current Issues for Refugees in Canada

Tuesday, June 20
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Come to a World Refugee Day (June 20) panel discussion at the library.

What has changed for recent world refugees coming to Canada?  What is the impact of continuing crises in Africa, Europe and the Middle East? Are the refugees in Canada getting what they need?

Hear from these speakers on international and local issues:

Laya Behbahani, a sessional lecturer for SFU's Labour Studies, who researches human rights violations of migrants in the Middle East.

  • James Grunau, executive director of Journey Home Community an association serving refugee claimant families.
  • Speakers who have come to Canada as refugees.

This free event is in partnership with Immigrant Services Society of BC. Registration is required. Please register online or by phoning the Bob Prittie Metrotown Branch at 604-436-5400.