Iranian Canadian Congress (ICC) has sent questions on the topics of importance for Iranian Canadians for the 5 major political parties in federal election 2021 which will be held on September 20th.
The questions were based on the ICC's survey focusing on the concerns and expectations of its members. The survey shows that issues such as immigration, diplomatic relations, supporting families of victims of the flight PS752, sanctions, and the problem of fugitives are among the top major concerns of the Iranian Canadian community.
ICC will reflect any and all answers received from the political parties with the Iranian Canadian community to be able to to make an informed decision in the upcoming election.
The English and French version of the questions already sent for the party leaders and some of their candidates in the ridings with the most populated Iranian Canadians are as follows:
Indigenous rights: Practicing healing Talk delivered by Daniel Sarvestani, Indigenous Rights Advisor Date: Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
Indigenous rights: Application of International Indigenous People Rights Discourses in Practice & Learning justice
Application of International Indigenous People Rights Discourses in Practice; with Daniel Sarvestani, Indigenous Rights Advisor
Indigenous rights: Practicing healing; with Daniel Sarvestani, Indigenous Rights Advisor
Memorial Digital Events:
The Association of Families of Flight PS752: https://www.ps752justice.com/events/categories/ps752-first-anniversary/
McGill University’s Iranian Student Association: https://fb.me/e/Z9vMJkHs
University of Ottawa’s Iranian Student Association: https://fb.me/e/133Gg5r6x
Memorial for the UofT student victims of flight PS752: https://fb.me/e/34olijGGL
Memorial In-Person Social Distancing Events:
PS752 Anniversary in Edmonton - Jan 8, 5:30-6:30 MST
Alberta Legislature Ground
Universities memorial funds accepting donations:
University of Alberta: https://www.ualberta.ca/flight-ps752-memorial/memorial-fund.html
University of British Columbia: https://support.ubc.ca/projects/iranian-student-memorial-award/
Queens University: https://www.givetoqueens.ca/project/view/1209
University of Ottawa: https://www.uottawa.ca/give/iranian-students-memorial-scholarship-fund
University of Manitoba: https://give.umanitoba.ca/funds/PS752-fellowship-page
University of Victoria: https://extrweb.uvic.ca/donate-online/iranian-student-memorial
University of Toronto: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/45925
University of Toronto - Computer Science: https://web.cs.toronto.edu/beiruti-and-saleheh-memorial
PS752 Memorial Charity Fund:
Canadian Iranian Foundation - Supporting the Victims’ Families and Loved Ones:
Disclaimer: The ICC does not take any responsibility or make any guarantees on how the donations are used.
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