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 16, 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 12, 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 12, 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 12, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 29, 2010
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees

May 3: Community Dialogue on Opposing Bill 94

Date May 3, 2010
Time 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Where Thomas Lounge in the Ryerson Students' Centre, 55 Gould St., Toronto

Bill 94 is legislation proposed to the Quebec National Assembly that would deny access to essential services and employment to Muslim women who wear a niqab (or a face veil).

Posted:
April 28, 2010
Article source:

April 30: Take Two Minutes for Housing!

Date April 30, 2010
Time All day

The Housing Network of Ontario is asking everyone to call their MPP on April 30, urging them to take "bold action to address our housing crisis."

Posted:
April 27, 2010
Article source:
Housing Network of Ontario (HNO)