We walked in solidarity with refugees and to denounce the loss of their rights

On the occasion of World Refugee Day, we walked in solidarity with those who walk across countries and continents to find safety.

Together with other refugee advocates, we started our 10 Km march at Minister of Public Safety Marco Mendicino’s office in Toronto, and went all the way to Ireland Park, by lake Ontario.

We denounced the perils that refugee claimants face trying to enter Canada because of the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA) and the closure of the Canadian border to the vast majority of asylum seekers.