Download the Safe Third Country Agreement Policy Report! This is a joint report by Citizens for Public Justice, STAND Canada, and STAND USA. It discusses various aspects of the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA) which came into effect in 2004 with the goal of maintaining the integrity and efficiency of the asylum and refugee system… Read More


STAND Canada has positions available on our Board of Trustees.

The Board of Trustees at STAND play a critical role in providing foresight, oversight, and insight to steer STAND Canada towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance, financial management policies, as well as making sure STAND Canada has adequate resources to advance its mission.… Read More


Written by Diana Anton, Deputy Director, Strategic Policy Technological advancements have changed every aspect of modern life socially, politically, and economically. By the end of 2019, it is estimated that 53.6 percent of the global population were using the Internet. Additionally, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) reports that access to mobile networks is now so… Read More


Written by Ibnat Islam, Policy Researcher Rohingya refugees are faced with a new struggle as COVID-19 continues ravaging Bangladesh. Over 300 Rohingya refugees (which includes around 33 children), who arrived at the Southern coast of Bangladesh, have been moved to Bhasan Char, an island in the Bay of Bengal. These refugees were rescued by the… Read More