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National Activity Plan 2005: Canada

National Activity Plan 2005: Canada

20 June 2005

"Refugees" crossing the border in a simulation of refugee situations at the scout camp on Vässarö Island. © UNHCR/G.Jusnes


  • 20 June, Yonge Dundas Square: Concert with 2005 Juno Award winners, celebrity musicians, artists and writers, many of whom have found safe refuge in Canada.
  • Exhibition by NGOs and ethnic community groups.
  • Handover event of UNHCR-sponsored commemorative book, "Canadian Refugee Chronicle: 25 Years of Private Sponsorship of Refugees Programme".


  • 20 June, Rideau Centre Theatres: Benefit screening of "Hotel Rwanda".


  • 20 June, Complexe Guy-Favreau, downtown Montreal: Information kiosks by UNHCR together with 12 other local NGOs.
  • Musical performance by the accordionist Sergiu Popa with his band Gypsy.