Iran Sanctions Bill S-219 is Postponed

After months of delay, the third reading of Bill S-219 was begun by Senator Tkatchuk with the support of Senator Carignan and Senator Housakos on June 13th, 2017.  However, in subsequent days they did not resume the debate and the final vote is postponed on this bill until after the summer recess of the Parliament.


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ICC: Government Must Ensure Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents Are Not Targeted by Trump's Travel Ban

Letter from ICC Policy Chair Pouyan Tabasinejad to Minister of Citizenship, Refugees and Immigration, Hon. Ahmed Hussen regarding the recent developments in the U.S Travel Ban. 


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Appointment of Executive Officers & Department Chairs

Here is an announcement from the ICC Secretary about appointment of executive officers and department chairs:

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ICC Calls for Investigation into the Activities of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies (FDD)

In recent weeks several concerning stories have been reported in news media that are of direct concern to Canadian politicians and citizens regarding the activities of the American organization Foundation for the Defense of Democracies. The Iranian Canadian Congress calls for investigation into the activities of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies (FDD):

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Candlelight Vigil: Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Calgary

Here you can find a list of candlelight vigils organized by the ICC and other community groups across Canada to remember the victims of recent terrorist attacks in Tehran:

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Final Report: ICC Election Committee 2017 & Election Results

Here is the final report from the 2017 Election Committee of the Iranian Canadian Congress:

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ICC President's Report- 2017

Here you can find a copy of the annual President's Report prepared by the 2016-2017 ICC President Bijan Ahmadi:

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EC Announcement - Elections Procedures

Dear ICC Members,

The Election Committee would like to welcome you to participate in the 2017 Iranian

Canadian Congress elections.

The elections will be held on May 28 th , 2017 from 11am – 4pm at the North York Civic

Centre - Chamber.

Please take note of the following important details:


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Important: Deadline for Membership Registration and Renewals

Here is a final call from the ICC board secretary regarding membership deadlines:

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The ICC Responds to Michael Petrou’s Opinion Piece on CBC

Please find attached the letter that the ICC's Public Relations and Communications Chair Tayaz Fakhry wrote on behalf of the Iranian Canadian Congress responding to an opinion piece published by Michael Petrou on CBC's website . 

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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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