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Seeking mental health providers for a study to develop best mental health practices for forced migrants

From information provided by OCASI: Mental health providers in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal are sought to participate in interviews, for a study to develop best mental health practices for forced migrants.

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How safe is Toronto's music scene?

From a NOW Magazine article: The first time Jane* went to Bloor and Bathurst event venue Coda, the now 30-year-old woman says she was physically and verbally harassed by the same man for 20 minutes before she reached her breaking...

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Fifteen years after equal marriage – many successes, but much more work to be done

From a Globe and Mail opinion piece: Robert Leckey is the dean of the Faculty of Law at McGill University

After 14 years, we have chipped a few of the dishes we received as wedding presents. From one angle, our...

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June 10 - June 23: Pride Toronto Human Rights Panels

From the CBC Toronto website: CBC Toronto is a proud sponsor of this year's Pride Toronto Human Rights Panels. Join us for a series of conversations throughout the month. We will be tackling topics such as gender fluidity on...

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Ontario election campaign brings focus on nearly 2 million people living in poverty

Whenever Kelly Lawless thinks about using drugs, she jingles her house keys.

"Without a doubt, having my own home, my first home, was -- and is -- the strength in my recovery," said Lawless, 48, a former "homeless and...

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May 22 & 23: Racial Justice Forum: Lead the Change

Information from Colour of Poverty - Colour of Change: For the past ten years Colour of Poverty - Colour of Change has been engaged in a broad range of racial justice change-making education and advocacy efforts and activities around...

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Windsor Essex Trans Support opens first standalone transgender support centre in Ontario

Two years ago Jayce Carver was working out of her car in Windsor-Essex trying to help provide supports for transgender people living in the region.

Now Carver is part of a team that's opened a standalone, drop-in transgender...

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Opinion: The gay community has long been over-policed and under-protected. The Bruce McArthur case is the final straw

From a CBC News opinion piece: There is a long history of over-policing and under-protecting Toronto's LGBTQ2 community. That's what's at the heart of the request that Toronto Police ...

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Toronto police will withdraw application to march in Pride parade

Toronto police will withdraw an application for officers to march in this year's Pride parade, chief Mark Saunders announced Tuesday afternoon.

The decision was made to avoid "any setback" in the...

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March 2018 issue of Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime newsletter

Articles in this issue include:

  • Toronto Police Board approves investigation into how missing persons cases handled
  • Gender equality in 2018 federal budget
  • Ontario launches new gender-based violence strategy
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