Tag Archives: refugees

Theatre @ York features English language premiere of Björn Bicker’s Deportation Cast

The 2017-18 season is dedicated to “Worlds of Exile”. TORONTO, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 – Theatre @ York’s 2017-18 season, dedicated to “Worlds of Exile,” features a subversive take on German playwright Björn Bicker’s Deportation Cast, translated by Birgit Schreyer Duarte and directed by Keira Loughran. This compelling exploration of uncommon elements of the refugee […]

Media Advisory: The effect of Trump’s anti-Mexico stance on Canada

TORONTO, March 7, 2017 – Mexican scholar and human rights activist Sergio Aguayo will discuss the worsening humanitarian crisis in Mexico and what can be done at the 2017 Michael Baptista Lecture tomorrow at York University. A panel discussion, including representatives of the Canadian Council for Refugees and Amnesty International, will follow the talk. Panellists […]

Refugees need opportunities — and offer opportunities for Canada: Re-Imagining Refuge symposium at York University

TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2016 – “Re-imagining refuge” for millions of people who have been displaced from their homes and their countries will require ensuring people are welcomed and valued as neighbours rather than merely accommodated, and will require action locally, nationally and internationally, according to speakers at a symposium at York University’s Glendon College today. […]