Statement on World Refugee Day

Please see the following statement from Elizabeth May, MP for Saanich–Gulf Islands and Leader of the Green Party of Canada, recognising World Refugee Day:

“On this World Refugee Day, we recognise the inalienable right of safety for all forcibly displaced people. Conflict and the climate crisis are driving the number of refugees worldwide up. As a nation with multicultural roots and values, and at a time when more countries are closing their doors to refugees and asylum seekers, Canada must continue to be a safe haven where families can resettle and give back to our communities. I will be going to the World Refugee Day community picnic at Cadboro-Gyro Park in Saanich on Saturday: World Refugee Day Community Picnic in Saanich | Elizabeth May (