protecting refugees equals stronger communitiesRefugee Rights Day is celebrated each year in Canada on April 4th. It is an opportunity to bring attention to the advances made in the protection of refugee rights in Canada as a result of the Singh Decision. Refugee Rights Day is also a time to learn about the threats to those rights.

You can get more information about the Supreme Court's 1985 Singh decision, and the importance of that decision today, along with other practical resources to assist you in promoting Refugee Rights Day in your community.

world refugee day 18World Refugee Sunday is held annually on the Sundays before and after June 20 (World Refugee Day) to:

  • corporately remember the needs of refugees,
  • to participate together in prayer for refugees & displaced people,
  • to respond in practical ways to both ease the burden of those who have been displaced, and
  • to spread the word among our peers to get involved and be inspired to offer hospitality and hope to refugees.