Keep Peace on the Agenda Canada will be hosting world leaders at the G7 summit in Quebec on June 8 and 9. From atrocities against the Rohingya, to the effects of genocide against women, and the underlying causes of armed conflict, Canada has the opportunity to put some of the world’s most pressing issues before… Read More

Dear STAND Canada supporters, Thank you again to everyone who has supported STAND’s efforts in bringing to light the injustices of Canada’s refugee transportation loan program. In May, NDP MP Jenny Kwan tabled our petition in the House of Commons; the federal government has recently issued a response. The response, approved by federal immigration minister… Read More

On the morning of Tuesday, May 30, STAND Canada, along with Arsham Parsi of the Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees, and New Democrat MP Jenny Kwan hosted a news conference on Parliament Hill regarding the refugee transportation loan program. Click here to view our news conference. Please take two minutes to share this video or… Read More

Talha Sadiq, Blog Writer Canadians will be going to the polls on October 19, 2015 for the 42nd general election. At the same time on the other side of the world, after nearly 50 years of military rule, Myanmar will be preparing to head to the polls for the first time on November 8, 2015.… Read More

Kitty Shephard, Blog Writer At the beginning of September a peace agreement to resolve the 20 month old conflict in the young nation of South Sudan was reached. The international community was vocal in pressuring the warring parties, led by President Salva Kiir and former vice president Reik Machar, into signing a peace agreement. Since the… Read More