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Round Table: Changes to Refugee and Migration Politics in Canada

November 10, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

As part of the Bordering Practices in Migration and Refugee Protection Workshop at BSIA, the Round Table features a leading academic of Canadian refugee policy, and three practitioners from national refugee advocacy organizations. This round table explores the complexities and contradictions of Canada’s refugee system. The panelists will discuss the evolution of Canadian refugee policy, the private sponsorship program, security provisions in Canadian law, and Canada’s Safe Third Country Agreement with the United States.


Marlene Epp (Conrad Grebel University College) Refugees in Canada: A Short History
Catherine Bruce (Refugee Law Office) A Net Cast Too Wide: Terrorism, Heroism, and Canada’s Security Inadmissibility Provisions
Moses Moini (Mennonite Central Committee Ontario) Resettlement and Integration in the Canadian Context
Gloria Nafziger (Amnesty International) Refugee Resettlement and the Safe Third Country Agreement: How Welcome are Refugees to Canada? 

This event is free and open to the broader university community and general public. However, due to limited seating we ask that you register.



November 10, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm


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Balsillie School of International Affairs, 67 Erb Street West
Waterloo, ON N2L 6C2 Canada
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(226) 772-3001
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