OCRA in The Glebe Report

Members of OCRA teamed up to write an article for The Glebe Report. The 2.5 page spread appeared in the December 2016 issue. In the article they discuss how OCRA was formed, our story so far, and some of the successes and challenges we’ve had along the way. One of our new arrivals also wrote [...]

Release of Senate Committee Report

Last week, the Senate Committee released their report - Finding Refuge in Canada: A Syrian Resettlement Story. As you may know, OCRA was asked to appear before the Senate Human Rights Committee in October – Our statement to the Committee highlighted several areas of concern for refugee settlement including the importance of access to language [...]

OCRA’s statement to the Senate Human Rights Committee

Angela Keller-Herzog at Senate Human Rights Committee hearing OCRA was asked to appear before the Senate Human Rights Committee on October 19, 2016. In our statement to the Committee we highlighted three areas of concern for refugee settlement - The most important and immediate concerns family reunification. The most urgent and pressing need [...]