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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CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS ISSUE JOINT LETTER TO PRIME MINISTER TRUDEAU URGING HIM TO SUPPORT THE IRAN NUCLEAR AGREEMENTRead more
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).Read more
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 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!
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.Read more
The recent terror attack in Las Vegas touched home, as 4 Canadians were confirmed to be among the 59 people killed in the mass shooting, with numerous Canadians among the wounded.
At home, within our borders, the terror attack in Edmonton injured 5.
The recent terror attacks have left many families traumatized. Many grieving the tragic and bitter loss of their loved ones. As Global Citizens, the pain extends to us all.
On Sunday, Jagmeet Singh was chosen leader of the federal New Democratic Party of Canada; at 38, he is the youngest leader in the party's history. With strong competition, he successfully took more than the 50 per cent of the votes in the party's federal leadership contest.Read more
The Iranian Canadian Congress joins leading civil society voices urging for changes to the government's national security bill to protect privacy and freedoms.Read more