African refugees: Highlighting a forgotten and excluded people

Feb 24, 2016
Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue
580 West Hastings Street Rm 320
Vancouver , BC
49° 17' 3.6672" N, 123° 6' 46.4328" W
British Columbia CA
The refugee crisis continues to unfold. Tens of thousands of people are crossing the Mediterranean or reaching Europe by land in the Middle East. But we've also noticed something missing.

A Syrian Love Story Ottawa Premiere

Feb 4, 2016
The Mayfair
1074 Bank St.
Ottawa , ON
45° 23' 40.4736" N, 75° 41' 2.1084" W
Ontario CA
The premiere of a film about 5 years in the life of a Syrian activist family.
Jan 19, 2016

Refugees, then and now

J. Baglow
Hungarian refugees has an edge in 1956; rightly or wrongly, they were perceived as "ours": anti-Communist "freedom fighters." Today's Syrian refugees don't have that edge and they're suffering for it.
Jan 16, 2016

Challenges facing non-Syrian refugees

Privately sponsored refugees from countries like Somalia and Eritrea can face a five-year wait before they're able to come to Canada. Even government-assisted refugees from Africa can wait 18 months.


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