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Update: We Might Be a Little Bit Quieter Over The Next Few Months…

In All Posts, Uncategorized by Christie McLeodLeave a Comment

From its inception, the Human Rights Hub was conceived as a one-stop shop for learning about local human rights events, opportunities, and organizations. Since launching our site in October 2015, we have shared over 3,000 local human rights events on our calendar, launched a master list with over 300 organizations working in the human rights sector, brought on many volunteers, shared hundreds of local human rights stories on social media, and helped promote local job and volunteer opportunities in this …

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Asylum Claims 101: How They Work, Challenges Involved, and a New Pilot Program

In All Posts, Refugees & Citizenship by Valeria CastellanosLeave a Comment

For people who are unfamiliar with Canada’s refugee protection programs, it can be hard to figure out how the system works. Are refugees and asylum claimants the same? Do all of them come to Canada the same way? What happens once they arrive? Whether the refugee process occurs within Canada or outside, it is complex and lengthy, and in many cases, a person or a family’s safety – or even, their lives – depends on the success of the application. …