News from EGALE Canada
Egale Canada has written to the Chief Coroner for Ontario, Dr. Andrew McCallum, requesting a full coroner's review on the issue of youth suicide, following the death of 15-year-old Jamie Hubley.
Egale Canada has announced a partnership with Dr. Barbara Perry, a specialist in hate and bias-motivated crime, in response to the upward trend in hate crimes recently revealed by Statistics Canada.
This is a letter from Egale Canada objecting to homophobic views expressed by an imam at a recent Islamic conference in Toronto and calling for the Attorney General of Ontario to determine if the imam's language constitutes a hate crime.
Hate crimes report is a wake-up call for action against homophobia and transphobia in Canadian schools
Yesterday's report on the rise of hate crimes stresses the need for amplified education, training, and prevention initiatives explicitly targeting homophobia and transphobia in our schools and communities, says Egale Canada.
As part of International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, Egale Canada launched www.mygsa.ca, a web site for youth and educators.