News and Events

OCRA is back at the GGGS!

OCRA is having its second Great Glebe Garage Sale fundraiser! Help bring hope to a refugee and reunite refugee families! Since last year we have been working hard to raise the funds to sponsor [...]

OCRA 2.0: Supporting family reunification

OCRA 2.0 is our ongoing effort to help our refugee families and to promote refugee settlement. The single most important issue that our refugee families have identified, over and over again, is the plight of [...]

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 [...]

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 – [...]

Fundraiser – Sens v. Anaheim Ducks

Cheer on the Sens AND support Ottawa’s refugees! Want to see the Sens play the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday, March 26th?  Want to get a discount?  Want to support Ottawa’s refugees at the same time?  Ottawa’s legal [...]

David Pare and his band The Howards OCRA Fundraiser

Ottawa peeps: mark your calendars for a concert on Jan. 22 by OCRA participant David Pare and his band The Howards. All proceeds to OCRA! Friday January 22 at Café Nostalgica at 601 Cumberland on [...]