On December 15th the “Protecting Canada’s Immigration System Act” came fully into effect. Often referred to as Bill C31, the act fundamentally changes Canada’s refugee system. As critics of the legislation have pointed out, the name of the new act makes abundantly clear that the emphasis is now more on protecting the system rather than [...]
In a world where millions face the oppressive reality of sexual slavery, one way that God calls us to seek justice is to work to break the yoke of sexual exploitation. The human trafficking industry is international, organized, and extremely profitable, leaving no country out of its reach. Shockingly, even Canada is not immune to [...]
Cultural Intelligence Learning Event with David Livermore November 18th 7-9 pm Freeway Coffeehouse–333 King St. East, Hamilton On the evening of November 18th from 7-9pm TrueCity is hosting a seminar on Cultural Intelligence (CQ) which will feature David Livermore. David is an excellent presenter who has researched and presented CQ around the world. He [...]
IAFR is a great resource for getting up to date information on global refugee realities. You can subscribe to receive their electronic news updates to stay informed and know how to pray for people being uprooted around the world. Go to their website www.iafr.org for more info and to subscribe.
15. Sightseeing Trips to Local Tourist Attractions:Many newcomers do not have access to a vehicle and have not had the opportunity to see the more beautiful spots in our area. Trips to places like Niagara Falls are great. Hikes in local conservation areas are also very enjoyable for people eager to get out of the [...]
8. Furniture/Clothing/Food Distribution: This has taken different formats such as- a) gathering donations of good quality clothing and household items and inviting people to a one time event where everything is set up (in the church basement or gym etc) and people are free to choose whatever they need. b) churches gather clothing and household [...]