Log in with Facebook
Log in with Twitter
tech & science
Michel F. Paré's Blog
Toronto queer community plans candle light vigil over Bill C31 in Cawthra Park May 5th
Michel F. Paré
Posted May 2, 2012 in
On Saturday May 5 - Toronto’s gay community plans a candlelight vigil to raise its concerns over the proposed anti-refugee Bill C31 @ Cawthra Park
The new proposed law (Protecting Canada’s Immigration System Act,) will have a definite impact, particularly on refugees from the LGBT community.
Canada recognizes persecution based on sexual orientation as grounds for asylum.
The proposed Bill in its current form will affect permanent residents already settle, new residents in process, refugees in process, and new refugees arriving to Canada. (Expected to be law by June 29th.)
Editorial: Toronto Star
One of the guest speakers tonight will be Toronto lawyer El Farouk Khaki, a human rights activist. We need your help to gather together, bring your notes, ideas, words, make a speech tell how Bill C31 will affect the people you care about and love..Board
: Cawthra Square Park is located at 519 Church St running east and west between Church and Jarvis St. one block north of Wellesley, in Downtown Toronto. Better Know for its AIDS Memorial May 5th (Saturday) from 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm. Vigil candles will be available, but you can bring your own.
Board Members from Toronto Queer West Arts Centre will be in attendance.
(news) thestar.com (Tue May 01 2012)
Read about Bill C31
New Legislation Targets Canadian Permanent Residents
Human Rights Watch, Bill C-31 and How it Harms Children
Advocates say new refugees bill violates charter
Bill C-31 will destroy key aspects of Canada's refugee system
Migrants need protection from Bill C-31
Immigration Minister Mr. Jason Kenney - In his own words
Syria rebels, regime split on aim of Astana talks
Hackers use a clever fake email attachment to access accounts
Russia turns eyes to Libya with support for strongman
Istanbul nightclub attack suspect 'confesses'
Intel thinks you need AI, bots and sensors to help you shop
Rescue your Vines before the app shuts down today
Vandals use heavy equipment to vandalize oil pipeline in Alberta
China suspends construction of 101 coal power plant projects
Delays, dispute hamper plans for UN regional force for South Sudan
Moldova president hopes to cancel EU association agreement
Investors & Partners
Help & Support
Global Press Releases
copyright © 2017
| powered by