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Migrant Rights and Advocacy

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Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR)

CCR advocates for refugees and migrants through policy monitoring, advocacy, building networks, and public education to advance systemic change. 

KAIROS – Links to Migrant Justice Resources

KAIROS provides a list of national and local migrant worker justice organizations.

The Migrant Rights Network

The Migrant Rights Network is a cross-Canada network of organizations of migrants that advocates for racial, migrant, economic, climate, and global justice. 

Migrant Workers Alliance for Change (MWAC)

MWAC is a collective of migrant workers that organize and advocate to advance the rights of migrant students, care workers, farm workers, and more. 

Migrant Workers Centre

Migrant Workers Centre aims to promote and advance justice for migrant workers across Canada through the provision of public legal education, training in employment and immigration law, legal services, advocacy, and policy reform.

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Butterfly: Asian and Migrant Sex Workers Support Network

Butterfly supports and advocates for Asian and migrant sex workers through campaigns to expand rights for sex workers and by providing access to legal information and resources. 

Caregivers Action Centre (CAC)

CAC is a group of current and former migrant Care Workers who work to improve working conditions and advance migrant workers' rights through provincial and national campaigns. 


Settlement.Org provides a variety of resources for newcomers to Ontario in over 30 languages. Resources are related to immigration and citizenship, housing, health, and more. 

Access to Services without Fear

This resource is a booklet detailing information about community services and programs in Toronto that are accessible to residents without immigration status. Note that this resource was last updated in 2010. 

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British Columbia

NewToBC – The Library Link for Newcomers

NewToBC provides settlement guides and information for immigrants in different languages related to settlement, employment, housing, health, and more. 

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