Policies and procedures
Read this report, developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada, that outlines the strategic directions that are deemed necessary for supporting mental health in Canada.
View the Settlement Ontario’s website that provides a comprehensive overview of how to navigate the refugee system in Canada.
View the Government of Canada’s website that provides detailed information about the procedures involved in the Immigration and Refugee Board process.
View the Government of Canada’s website that contains the text of the federal legislation that relates to immigrants and refugees in Canada.
View the Government of Canada’s website that provides information on health care coverage for newly arrived refugees.
View the Government of Canada’s website that provides a range of resources related to refugees and asylum in Canada.
View the Library of Congress’ website that provides detailed information pertaining to legislation surrounding refugee populations in Canada.
Read this document that contains the text of the 1951 convention, the 1976 protocol and resolutions 2198 (XXI) adopted by the United Nations Assembly. This provides the foundation for international refugee protection.
Read this guide that educates and supports refugee claimants and their service providers in understanding the Canadian refugee hearing preparation process.
View the Settlement Ontario’s website that outlines the services available for refugees, and information on how to access them.
Read this report released by the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) that contains content relevant to refugee mental health.
View this updated form released by the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada.