Immigration & Citizenship
Canada in Comparative and International Perspective
Thur 27 Aug, 2015 - 8:00 PM
Watch this webinar to learn about Canadian developments over the past 15 years, and how these developments relate to international trends, national responses, and party positions. What is happening with immigration and refugee policy in Canada today? How does it compare to the past, and to other countries? Is Canadian citizenship changing, and if so how?
Canada’s Party Platform on Mideast Policy
Thur 10 Sept, 2015 - 8:00 PM
This webinar examines what the three major Canadian political parties, Conservatives, Liberals, and NDP, have posited about their future Mideast policies. Thus far, the parties have provided positions on how to combat ISIS, Syrian refugees, humanitarian commitments, and relations with Iran.
How Well Do the Major Parties Balance Security With Civil Rights?
Wed 30 Sept, 2015 - 8:00 PM
This webinar explores legislation and cases that have impacted Arabs and Muslims over the past year. To what extent does Bill C-51 threat Canadian’s rights? Whose citizenship is in danger of revocation following the passage of Bill C-24? Did you know that Canada has a law that is called Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act?
Multiculturalism & Inclusion
Policy, politics and Reality
Mon 5 Oct, 2015 - 8:00 PM
Raja Khouri and Jehad Aliweiwi will discuss how multiculturalism has impacted our lives, the degree of inclusion in Canadian society and about the politics and controversies surrounding the niqab and religious accommodation.