Seminar ID


Date and time

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 18:30 EST see it in calendar

  • recording
  • in English
CPD hours

CICC 3 CPD hours
Expiry date: 29-4-2019

LSBC 3 CPD hours
Expiry date: 31-12-2022


Capacity: 150


Part 1

Identify and discuss relevant international treaties pertaining to refugees and human rights.

• Understand Canada’s obligations toward refugee claimants.
• Identify the relevant sections of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act as they relate to refugees and persons in need of protection.
• Discuss the difference between a refugee and an economic immigrant
• Describe inclusion, exclusion and cessation elements of the definition of a Convention Refugee
• Understand the criteria for determining refugee status and the criteria for granting protection to persons in need of protection.

Suggested Readings:
UNHCR Convention on Refugees
• Convention Refugee Section 96
• Ss.97(1) 7 (2)
• Exclusion clauses s.98
• Cessation clauses Ss.108(1) & (2)
• Section E&F Article 1, IRPA Schedule


3 hours

regular fee - $ 90.00




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