May 4: Free event on the Canadian Immigration System

When: Thursday, May 4, 2017, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Where: Toronto Public Library - Flemingdon Park, 29 St. Dennis Drive, North York, ON

Canada's Immigration System: Who Gets In is an overview of the law that dictates who may come to Canada permanently, or for a temporary purpose such as a visitor or student.

April 25, 2017
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Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

April & May: Art and Tomatoes Exhibit

Opening Reception & Festival Party: Monday May 1, 2017, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m., Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St, Toronto


  • April 8 - May 30, The Public Window Gallery, 58 Lansdowne Ave
  • April 24 – May 19, Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St
  • May 1 - 28, Whippersnapper Gallery, 594b Dundas St W

This exhibit was organized to mark the 50th year in which migrant farmworkers have come to Canada to feed our families, yet have no access to citizenship.

April 21, 2017
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No One Is Illegal

April 25: Addictions in the Workplace, Clinical and Legal Perspectives

When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: 601 Cumberland, Ottawa K1N 6N5, second floor above Café Nostalgica, fully accessible

To register:

How substance use and abuse is conceptualized, the variety of treatment approaches, how to support a person struggling with substance use, information about local treatment options.

April 20, 2017
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Reach Canada

May 4: Indigenous Peoples' Court in Thunder Bay

When: Thursday, May 4, 2017, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Italian Cultural Centre, 132 Algoma St S., Thunder Bay, ON P7B 3B7

The topic of this presentation is, "Indigenous Peoples' Court in Thunder Bay: How a new approach to the Criminal Justice System could improve outcomes for women & their families."

April 19, 2017
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Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre

May 11: 'Sleep a night under my roof' training day for social service workers

When: Thursday, May 11, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET

Where: Camp Merrywood, 741 Port Elmsley Rd, Perth, ON K7H 3C7

This initiative is a Connecting Communities program designed to help raise awareness of and educate front line workers on tenant and housing rights under the law.

April 18, 2017
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May 11: Taking it local: An update on human rights, London

When: Thursday, May 11, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: London Convention Centre, 300 York St., London, ON N6B 1P8

The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) and the City of London invite you to Taking it local: An update on human rights, in London, ON.

April 12, 2017
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Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC)

Register now for April 20 webinar on ODSP and Arts Council Grants

When: April 20, 2017, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. ET

Where: Online

The ODSP Action Coalition, in cooperation with Workman Arts and other artists' groups, explains the rules about arts grants to artists who are deaf or disabled.

April 12, 2017
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ODSP Action Coalition

April 20: Groupe de soutien pour femmes francophones ayant vécu de la violence / support group for francophone women who have experienced abuse

Catholic Family Service Ottawa will offer a support group beginning April 20 for francophone women who have experienced partner abuse.

April 12, 2017
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Catholic Family Service Ottawa

April 24: Wage Theft? Time to Fight Back!

When: Monday, April 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Where: Workers' Action Centre, 223 – 720 Spadina Avenue, Toronto

ISAC will host a meeting to bring together Able Translations workers to develop a collective strategy for securing unpaid wages and entitlements.

April 10, 2017
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Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

May 17: Low-Income Energy Network 2017 annual conference

When: Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Confederation Place Hotel, 237 Ontario Street, Kingston 

There is no registration fee for this conference, but you are asked to register as soon as possible. Space is limited. Preference will be given to those who register by May 7, 2017.

March 30, 2017
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Low-Income Energy Network (LIEN)