The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) is Canada’s largest independent administrative tribunal. It is responsible for making well-reasoned decisions on immigration and refugee matters, efficiently, fairly and in accordance with the law. The IRB decides, among other responsibilities, who needs refugee protection among the thousands of claimants who come to Canada annually
Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) – a national non-profit umbrella organization committed to the rights and protection of refugees and other vulnerable migrants in Canada and around the world and to the settlement of refugees and immigrants in Canada. The membership is made up of organizations involved in the settlement, sponsorship and protection of refugees and immigrants. The Council serves the networking, information-exchange and advocacy needs of its membership
settlement.org – a government-funded website that provides newcomers with information and resources to settle in Ontario, Canada; an electronic community where newcomers can get information, read relevant news, ask questions, share their experiences with others and access a database of community organizations
Citizens for Public Justice Canada (CPJ) – a national, progressive organization of members who are inspired by faith to act forsocial and environmental justice in Canadian public policy. Their work focuses on three key policy areas: poverty in Canada, climate justice, and refugee rights.