Aid for Afghanistan Coalition Statement: The Passage of Bill C-41, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

The Aid for Afghanistan Coalition welcomes the adoption of Bill C-41 as a first step in enabling Canadian aid organizations to provide crucial humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan and other similar contexts. 

Supporting LGBTQI+ refugees and asylum-seekers: Navigating a barrage of barriers and living authentically through the power of community

June 20 marks World Refugee Day, a day for all of us to celebrate the strength and courage of people who have been forced to flee their home country to escape conflict or persecution. This year’s theme focuses on the power of inclusion – something many LGBTQI+ refugees and asylum-seekers struggle to find.