The Ottawa Sanctuary City Network organizes for a city where everyone, irrespective of immigration status, can access services without fear of detention or deportation.

Mayor Watson & allies on council quash sanctuary city motion

April 26 2017

Mayor Watson, Councillor Qaqish and their allies have made it clear that, even in the face of overwhelming evidence and support, they refuse to support any policy that would make our city safer and more accessible for all.

Crowd at the March 30th Community and Protective Services Meeting at Ottawa City Council

Powerful day of presentations to Council shows need and broad support for making Ottawa a sanctuary city

April 6 2017

On Thursday, March 30th, Councillor Catherine McKenney brought her report on making Ottawa a sanctuary city to the Community and Protective Services Committee of Ottawa City Council.

March 16 poster - Making Ottawa a sanctuary city

Community Meeting – Making Ottawa a Sanctuary City

March 12, 2017

March 16 2017, 6PM – 8PM. The event will start with a few panelists making presentations and will end with group discussions to discuss how to make Ottawa a Sanctuary City.

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