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Putting Community Support for Refugees into Action

The scale of global refugee crises need not immobilize individuals from acting to make a difference

Putting Community Support for Refugees into Action

The scale of global refugee crises need not immobilize individuals from acting to make a difference

The scale of global refugee crises need not immobilize individuals from acting to make a difference

OCRA’s Afghan Refugee Sponsorships – Donations Needed!

In August 2021, the...

OCRA’s Afghan Refugee Sponsorships – Donations Needed!

In August 2021, the...

In August 2021, the government promised to settle 40,000 Afghan refugees in Canada. That promise has turned out to be...

The Rewards of Volunteering

Volunteering is a two-way street

The Rewards of Volunteering

Volunteering is a two-way street

Volunteering is a two-way street

Escape from Eritrea

In the midst of a pandemic and a civil war, OCRA took on the challenge of bringing a young man to Canada.

Escape from Eritrea

In the midst of a pandemic and a civil war, OCRA took on the challenge of bringing a young man to Canada.

In the midst of a pandemic and a civil war, OCRA took on the challenge of bringing a young man to Canada.

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Refugee Families Settled by OCRA

68

Refugees Brought to Canada

6

Sponsorships Awaiting government approval

5

Applications awaiting submission to gov’t

News and Views

Commentary and perspective on events and issues related to refugees and sponsorship

OCRA Ice Cream Fundraiser Extended

On September 18th, 2022, we partnered with The Merry Dairy...

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OCRA’s Afghan Refugee Sponsorships – Donations Needed!

In August 2021, the government promised to settle 40,000 Afghan...

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