Our voices ARE being heard by the federal government. According to the CBC, “Citizen and Immigration Canada says it's considering a request to extend a program that helps bring gay refugees to Canada, following concerns from Halifax activists.” To read more, click here.
Keep on sharing the petition short link (goo.gl/z1kjTr) with everyone you know. We are growing every day!
For the next step, we encourage you to show your support of the Rainbow Refugee Assistance Program by making a phone call, tweeting, or sending an e-mail to the Honourable Chris Alexander:
You can say something like this:
"My name is ____ and as a taxpayer I would like the government of Canada to continue taking a leadership role in the resettlement of LGBTQI refugees. Please permanently renew the Rainbow Refugee Assistance Program so that groups across Canada can continue their important, life-saving work. For more information, please visit rainbowrefugeens.com”