October 29: Senior Queer Citizens Conference

Date October 29, 2010
Where Carruther's Creek Golf and Country Club, Ajax

This conference is open to everyone in Ontario who has an interest in LGBTQ aging issues, such as isolation and aging with HIV.

Posted:
September 17, 2010
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October 28-30: 2010 Canadian (International) Conference on Elder Law

Date October 28, 2010 to October 30, 2010
Where Delta Chelsea Hotel, downtown Toronto

The theme of this year's conference is "Developing an Anti-Ageist Approach to the Law," and it will explore issues of elder rights, ageism and the law, access to justice, and law reform for older persons.

Posted:
September 16, 2010
Article source:
Advocacy Centre for The Elderly (ACE)

24-26 November: CCR Fall Consultation

Date November 24, 2010 to November 26, 2010
Where Calgary, Alberta

Registration for the Canadian Council for Refugees Fall Consultation, on the theme of "Fairness," is now open.

Posted:
September 14, 2010
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees

September 16: Producing and Negotiating Precarious Migratory Status in Canada

Date September 16, 2010
Time 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where International Conference Center, 5th Floor, York Research Tower, York University, Toronto

The goal of this workshop is a discussion of precarious migratory status as a contribution to Canadian and international debates on immigration, citizenship, social inclusion, and rights.

Posted:
September 08, 2010
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September 21-22: Diversity and public policy event

Date September 21, 2010 to September 22, 2010
Time tba
Where Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library

This event addresses how to involve visible minority, Aboriginal, and disabled communities in the development of public and political policies that affect the lives of all Canadians.

Posted:
September 07, 2010
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May 29-June 1, 2011: Second International Conference on Violence Against Women

Date May 29, 2011 to June 1, 2011
Time tba
Where Montreal

The theme of the Second International Conference on Violence Against Women is "Violence Against Women: Complex Realities and New Issues in a Changing World."

Posted:
September 02, 2010
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September 23-25: Who Belongs? Rights, Benefits, Obligations and Immigration Status

Date September 23, 2010 to September 25, 2010
Time tba
Where Flavelle House, 78 Queen's Park Crescent West (Faculty of Law, University of Toronto)

This conference will examine the issue of discrimination on the basis of immigration status, focusing on the rights, benefits, and obligations allocated to people in Canada and how that allocation may depend on citizenship or immigration status.

Posted:
August 31, 2010
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September 28: Register now for CLEONet's Sexual Assault and Harassment webinar

Date September 28, 2010
Time 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. EDT
Where online

This webinar looks at legal and social aspects of sexual assault and sexual harassment, legal options for women who experience violence, and the changes needed to end it.

Posted:
August 26, 2010
Article source:
METRAC

October 25-26: Witnessing Victims' Resistance to Violence and Oppression

Date October 25, 2010 to October 26, 2010
Time TBA
Where Ottawa

Participants at this workshop will learn gentle, straightforward, and effective interviewing skills for honouring victims' responses and resistance to violence, identifying offenders' pre-existing ability to act respectfully, and promoting positive social responses.

Posted:
August 10, 2010
Article source:
Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime

CLEO offers workshops on Your Rights Your Language Project

Do you work with clients who need legal information? Do your clients need access to resources in languages besides English and French? CLEO is now accepting invitations to come introduce service providers to the resources produced by the Your Rights. Your Language (YRYL) Project.

Posted:
August 10, 2010
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)