June 24: IRB information session and Toronto Refugee Affairs Council AGM

Date June 24, 2010
Time 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Where Friends House, 60 Lowther Avenue, (St. George subway station, Bedford road exit, turn left and walk two blocks north to Lowther)

Members and refugee advocates are invited to attend the information session by Immigration and Refugee Board (Toronto) senior staff and annual general meeting of the Toronto Refugee Affairs Council.

Posted:
May 19, 2010
Article source:
Toronto Refugee Affairs Council (TRAC)

July 7: Telling Our Stories - Disability Should Not Equal Poverty

Date July 7, 2010
Time 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Where Metro Hall Rotunda, Toronto

This event will bring together ODSP recipients, agency workers and members of the general public to learn more about what it is really like to live on ODSP. Please note that this event has been rescheduled from June 24 to July 7, 2010.

Posted:
May 18, 2010
Article source:
ODSP Action Coalition

June 10: DiverseCity Counts forum on minorities in the media

Date June 10, 2010
Time 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Where Design Exchange, 234 Bay Street, Toronto Trading Floor

This forum will look at how well the media reflects the diversity of the population in both media coverage and in its leadership.

Posted:
May 17, 2010
Article source:
Maytree

June 1-2: Mental health training for settlement workers

Date June 1, 2010 to June 2, 2010
Time 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Where Metro Hall, 55 John Street, Room 304, Toronto

These interactive workshops are to enhance the capacity of settlement service workers in addressing the mental health issues of the people they serve.

Posted:
May 13, 2010
Article source:
Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI)

May 17: Register now for CLEONet's Webinar on Cell Phone Contracts

Date May 17, 2010
Time 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where Online

This webinar looks at the legislation and agencies that govern the cell phone industry, rights and remedies available to consumers, and how and where to complain about an unresponsive service provider.

Posted:
May 13, 2010
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

May 19 Forum: Is Poverty Becoming Colour-Coded?

Date May 19, 2010
Time 2 p.m - 4 p.m.
Where 1652 Keele St. (south of Eglinton Ave. W., 2 blocks north of Rogers Rd.)

This is a community forum on what to do about the racialization of poverty.

Posted:
May 13, 2010
Article source:
Social Planning Toronto

May 19: Injured workers' meeting for GTA

Date May 19, 2010
Time 6:30 p.m.
Where OISE Building (Ontario Institute for Studies in Education), 252 Bloor St West (St. George Subway), Room 2214

This is an injured workers' public meeting for the Greater Toronto Region, with information, action, and satire.

Posted:
May 12, 2010
Article source:
Injured Workers' Consultants (IWC)

June 1: Injured Workers' Day observance

Date June 1, 2010
Time 11 a.m.
Where Queen's Park, Toronto, in front of the Ontario Legislative Assembly building (Queen's Park subway station)

This is the 27th anniversary observance of Injured Workers' Day.

Posted:
May 12, 2010
Article source:
Injured Workers' Consultants (IWC)

May 26: Workshop on rehabilitation of torture survivors

Date May 26, 2010
Time 9 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Where Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture, 194 Jarvis Street, 2nd Floor, Toronto

This is one of a series of workshops for service providers, school staff, and settlement workers.

Posted:
May 12, 2010
Article source:

May 6: Community hearing on Bill C11, the Refugee Reform Bill

Date May 6, 2010
Time 7 p.m.
Where Room RCC 204, Rogers Communication Centre, Ryerson University, 80 Gould St. (northeast corner of Gould and Church)

This is a community public hearing on proposed changes to Canada's refugee determination system and the potential impact on refugee claimants.

Posted:
April 30, 2010
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees