Are you a refugee and need to know what resources are available to you? Do you want to support refugees in your community? Discover what services and activities are happening in your city. Come to the Information Fair to meet local refugees and refugee-serving organizations.
World Refugee Day (June 20) is celebrated annually to mark the struggle and achievements of people worldwide who leave their homes out of fear of persecution and seek protection in another land.
Join us in the Promenade from 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. for the World Refugee Day Proclamation with City Councillor Tim Stevenson and other community speakers.
Presented in partnership with Multi-Agency Partnership (MAP), who works collaboratively to identify barriers and provide solutions to promote the protection and well-being of refugee claimants and service providers, by facilitating networking and information sharing between more than 40 governmental and non-governmental agencies.