A informative discussion of Canada’s refugee system in the context of the unique needs of the Parkdale community was held on Monday April 4th by the Parkdale Intercultural Association (PIA) and Parkdale Community legal Services (PCLS). It was a unique opportunity for the representatives from the legal, political, policy and service communities to bring Parkdale specific issues to the forefront. The panelists included. Toni Schweitzer, Lawyer, PCLS, Jennifer Danch, Roma Community Centre, Arif Virani, MP, Parkdale-High Park, Cheri Di Novo, MPP Parkdale-High Park, Gord Perks, City Councillor, Ward 14, Dr. Smita Sengupta, Toronto District School Board and clients of PIA & PCLS.