Designated Countries of Origin

Meurrens LawRefugees

From 2011 – 2019 Canada’s refugee system contained a list of Designated Countries of Origin (“DCO“). History Bill C-11, the Balanced Refugee Reform Act, received Royal Assent on June 29, 2010.  It introduced sweeping changes to Canadian refugee law, including establishing the DCO regime.  The government estimated that approximately 10% of all asylum claimants in … Read More