Anti-Refugee Hate and Xenophobia
Minimum age recommendation
Video resources on this page have been reviewed, and a minimum age has been recommended. This was determined by considering the images, themes, language, content, and context. Adults should always watch any video before sharing it with those impacted by or involved in racism and hate.
Ukrainian kids given Canadian camp experience (8+)
A group of kids from Ukraine soaked up some summer fun at an Ontario camp, which helped them settle into their new country while also honouring their homeland.
"Racialized refugees, particularly Muslim ones, are securitized and deplored for their ‘cultural practices.’ This legitimates their exclusion and forcible removal. None of these concerns have been raised with regard to Ukrainian refugees."
Discrimination Experienced by Immigrants, Visible Minorities, and Indigenous Peoples in Huron-Perth: An Empirical Study by the Huron County Immigration Partnership
Posters funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (please contact [email protected] if you'd like a printed copy):
What if Manhattan were Syria? (8+)
“If the 1.5 million people living in Manhattan fled their homes, the world would notice.”
Refugee Resettlement In Canada (8+)
Resettling in Canada as a refugee can be full of anticipation, hope and challenges.
Most Shocking Second Day Video (16+)
“Just because it isn’t happening here doesn’t mean it isn’t happening.”
Mental Health Supports
The Canadian Red Cross provides independent monitoring of detention facilities holding immigration detainees to promote a protective environment in which detainees are treated humanely and where their human rights and their inherent dignity are respected.
Information Newcomers Can Trust: "I came to Canada as a refugee. What mental health services can I get?" (settlement.org)
If you are new to Ontario, you can find answers to common questions about your new home.