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Written by Lara Isiolaotan, Director, Strategic Policy. Foreign policy; domestic policy. More often these policies are cleverly developed and aimed at protecting and preventing crimes against the people it serves. In international relations, what is the best strategy to achieve peace, bilateral partnerships, economic growth, immigration and border control, and more? This post seeks to… Read More


Written by Mina Mahdavi and Gild Agyei, Policy Researchers. Reviewed by Diana Anton, Deputy Director, Strategic Policy, and Lara Isiolaotan, Director, Strategic Policy.  Executive Summary  This report examines the impact of COVID-19 on the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). Completed in June 2019, Canada’s National Inquiry on the MMIWG revealed the case… Read More


What’s happening? Since August 25 over 370,000 Rohingya Muslims have been forced from their homes in Myanmar, also known as Burma, into neighboring Bangladesh. Refugees and satellite imagery present the world with evidence that these refugees fled what the Myanmar military is calling “clearance”, but what is in reality systematic mass killings and burning of… Read More


UPDATE SEPTEMBER 14: Following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s expressing “deep concern” to Aung San Suu Kyi, STAND Canada has updated this Action Alert to call on Trudeau to condemn Myanmar’s military on camera, such as at the United Nations General Assembly. What’s happening? Since August 25 over 370,000 Rohingya Muslims have been forced from their homes… Read More


Make Canada’s Response to Trump’s Refugee Ban Count Donald Trump’s anti-refugee executive order has created chaos, where Syrian and Iraqi refugees are now stranded in American airports. But you can do something now to help them. One concrete thing Canada can do this week is suspend its Safe Third Country Agreement with the United States.… Read More