Called to Respond

Maureen J. Smith

Abstract


The Canadian Jesuit Refugee
Programme hosted the conference "Called
to Respond: Refugees and the New
Canadian Reality" on October 28-30. The
objective was to develop a working strategy
on options to continue supporting
refugees. Given the ambiguity of how the
new legislation will be manifest in practice,
our "new reality" is currently largely
unknown quantity. Clearly, in these circumstances,
the process of developing a
strategy is dynamic in nature since
strategizing must anticipate the need to
respond to reality as it unfolds.

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