Support Earthquake Victims in Iran

Join us on Monday November 20th, 2017 to donate and show your support for the victims of the recent earthquake in Iran.

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Survey on Discrimination faced by Iranian-Canadians

 

 

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         Our organization recently completed an online survey of more than 600 Iranian-Canadians on racism and discrimination faced by them in their daily lives. A large majority of respondents (65%) report experiencing discrimination personally. Respondents cited discriminatory experiences in their workplace, in social settings, and at border crossings and air travel. Importantly, many of these experiences are tied to, and a result of, hostile and antagonistic policies and rhetoric against Iran on the international stage.

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Senator Frum Must Apologize to Iranian-Canadians

On October 26, 2017 during the debate on Bill S219 (Non-nuclear Sanctions Against Iran Act) Senator Linda Frum said the following about Iran and Iranians:"Bill S-219 is grounded in a moral and ethical purpose, and that is to monitor one of the most maligned nations in the world and to calibrate our nation’s sanctions accordingly."

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ICC Meets With Ontario Provincial Ministers Concerning Foreign Trained Professionals

During the months of September and October, executives of the Iranian Canadian Congress (ICC) engaged in discussion with Ontario provincial ministers concerning problems with recent immigrants to Canada, particularly foreign trained professionals from Iran. Specifically, executives of the ICC met with Hon. Laura Albanese, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Hon. Chris Ballard, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Hon. Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation, Hon. David Zimmer, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation.

 

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Trump is Wrong on Iran. Support the Iran Deal.

Email your MPs & Senators: Trump is Wrong on Iran. Canada Must Support Peace, Diplomacy, and the Iran Deal

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Press Release: Civil Society Groups Issue Joint Letter to PM Trudeau on Iran Nuclear Agreement

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CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS ISSUE JOINT LETTER TO PRIME MINISTER TRUDEAU URGING HIM TO SUPPORT THE IRAN NUCLEAR AGREEMENT

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ICC With Civil Society Groups Issue Joint Letter To Prime Minister Trudeau Urging Him to Support Iran Nuclear Agreement

Ten Canadian civil society organizations issued a joint letter to the The Right Honourable Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressing their concerns regarding the possibility of an imminent decision by the Trump administration to withdraw from the international nuclear agreement with Iran, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

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Press Release: Iran Nuclear Agreement from the Perspective of Canadian-Iranians

Results of Iranian Canadian Congress' survey reveals a strong support for the Iran Nuclear Agreement among Canadian-Iranians.

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The ICC's Policy Committee is Recruiting Volunteers

The ICC's Policy Committee is looking for volunteers!

Those who are interested in gaining experience with politics, advocacy, and policy research in an exciting and fast paced environment should apply!

 

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ICC Fundraising Reception - Sponsor Recognition

On September 29th, the Iranian Canadian Congress' Fundraising Reception was held to support the efforts and initiatives of ICC. With a wonderful turnout, we are happy to announce that the event was a huge success.

This success is owed to the participation and contributions of our dedicated and passionate members and supporters who are the pillars of this organization, and most importantly, our generous and supportive sponsors, without whose invaluable support this event would not have been made possible.

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The Iranian Canadian Congress is a non-profit, non-partisan and non-religious organization established in 2007 to represent the interests of Iranian-Canadians and encourage their participation in Canadian society.

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