Forum on migrant worker issues in Saskatoon, June 5, 2016

On June 5, the Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) is hosting a meeting on migrant worker issues in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. This full-day meeting will focus on migrant worker rights via skill-sharing and strategy development.

Participants will include migrant workers and migrant worker advocates from across Canada. The meeting will focus on labour rights, health and safety, access to permanent residency, strategies for engaging with government at the provincial and federal level, and more. A tentative agenda can be found here. The event is being sponsored by the Canadian Labour Congress.canada

An information session for migrant workers will take place on June 4th, organized by KAIROS and Migrante Canada.

Please also consider promoting this event with your respective members, clients, and friends. The registration form can be found online at:

Financial assistance is available for participants travelling to the event from outside of Saskatoon. Details about applying for funding can be found on the registration page. Just follow the link above.

Location: Station 20, 1120 20th Street West, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

When: Registration and coffee starts at 8:30 AM on June 5, 2016

We look forward to hearing from you!

For further information, contact Marisa Berry Méndez, Settlement Policy Director with the Canadian Council of Refugees (CCR) at

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