June 1: Injured Workers' Day activities

Date June 1, 2011
Time 11 a.m.
Where Queen's Park, Ontario Legislature, Toronto

Injured Workers' Day activities planned for cities across Ontario will encourage workers and advocates to focus on the WSIB review, cutbacks, administrative reductions, and the upcoming provincial election.

May 17, 2011
Article source:
Injured Workers' Consultants (IWC)

June 15: International Forum on Sexual Safety of Older Women

Date June 15, 2011
Time Program, 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Reception, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Where 89 Chestnut Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut Street, Toronto

The International Federation on Ageing and Ryerson University, in collaboration with the Ontario Seniors' Secretariat, and the Ontario Women's Directorate, are presenting this one-day forum and invite governments of Canada, service providers, practitioners, professionals, and those dealing in elder protection to hear from a number of internationally respected experts in the field.

May 11, 2011
Article source:
International Federation on Ageing

May 12: Maytree Policy Insights 2011 - Report Release Webinar

Date May 12, 2011
Time 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. ET
Where Online

This webinar features Alan Broadbent, Maytree's Chairman, and Sherri Torjman, Vice-President, Caledon Institute of Social Policy, who will discuss the proposals in Maytree's report, Charting Prosperity: Practical Ideas for a Stronger Canada.

May 10, 2011
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May 31: Low-Income Energy Network annual conference

Date May 31, 2011
Time 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where Harbourfront Community Centre, Dance Studio, 627 Queens Quay West, Toronto

The Low-Income Energy Network (LIEN) will be holding its annual conference, "Working in Harmony on Ontario's Low-Income Energy Future."

May 05, 2011
Article source:
Low-Income Energy Network (LIEN)

May 3: Sister II Sister: Preventing Elder Abuse forum

Date May 3, 2011
Time 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Where Ryerson University, Rogers Communications Centre, Room RCC 204, 80 Gould Street, Toronto

This forum is an opportunity for service providers and newcomer seniors to discuss
their experiences, learnings, and recommendations on preventing elder abuse among newcomers.

April 28, 2011
Article source:
South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario

April 28: Free legal seminars in English with Mandarin translations

Date April 28, 2011
Time 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Where Peel Chinese Community Service Hub, 1177 Central Parkway West, Golden Square Centre, Unit 81, Mississauga

Free legal seminars in English with Mandarin translations are available through The Peel Chinese Community Service Hub and Mississauga Community Legal Services.

April 27, 2011
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May 13: Wage Theft Campaign Launch

Date May 13, 2011
Time 7 p.m.
Where Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham St., Toronto (Bathurst & Bloor)

The Workers' Action Centre is launching its wage theft campaign, with performances by Rehaset, Ruben 'Beny' Esguerra and Lishaiand. WAC leaders will talk about their fight to stop employers from stealing workers' wages.

April 20, 2011
Article source:
Workers' Action Centre

June 9-10: 3rd Symposium on HIV, Law and Human Rights: 'Litigating for Change'

Date June 9, 2011 to June 10, 2011
Where Novotel Toronto Centre, 45 The Esplanade, Toronto

The symposium features skills-building workshops and panel discussions to provide delegates with an opportunity to learn about HIV-related legal and human rights issues, learn skills to advance human rights in response to HIV, and develop new partnerships and alliances.

April 19, 2011
Article source:
Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

May 26-28: Canadian Council for Refugees Spring Consultation

Date May 26, 2011 to May 28, 2011
Where Hamilton

The theme of the Canadian Council for Refugees Spring Consultation is "Honouring Refugee Rights: 60th anniversary of the Refugee Convention." Register before May 6 to take advantage of reduced fees.

April 18, 2011
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees

April 27: Forum on Immigration 'Fraud': Facts, Myths and Challenges

Date April 27, 2011
Time 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Where Friend's House, 60 Lowther Ave, Toronto (St. George Subway Station)

The Rights of Non-status Women Network is holding an open forum for VAW workers, shelter workers, community health workers, students, activists, academics, and community member to discuss the issue of Immigration "Fraud" and strategies to serve clients with precarious status effectively.

April 18, 2011
Article source:
Rights of Non-Status Women Network