The difficult experiences recounted by asylum seekers crossing Manitoba’s borders have made international headlines. With the surge in refugee arrivals, and polling that indicates the vast majority of Canadians want refugee acceptance levels where they currently are, or lower, Spur asks if the perception of risk to the country is real or imagined? Will the spike of refugees and asylum seekers change Canada’s social, financial, religious and cultural landscape? And what is our collective responsibility to these individuals and to the global community, in the the face of the wars, famine and climate change that is causing unprecedented levels of human migration?
- May 6, 2017
- 10:30 am
- Manitoba Hydro Place, 360 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg