News from Rights of Non-Status Women Network

The Rights of Non-Status Women Network is a group of agencies and community members in Toronto who address barriers to services and resources faced by non-status women through public education and advocacy.

For more information contact Angie Rupra at Springtide Resources at 416-968-3422, ext.29 or by e-mail or Samia Saad, The Lighthouse Centre at 416-528-2461 or by e-mail at

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January 30 Forum: Canada's Recent Immigration Changes: Implications for Mental and Emotional Health

Date Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Time 12:30 p.m., registration & refreshments; 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., forum
Place Galbraith Building, University of Toronto, 35 St. George Street, Toronto
Contact Please RSVP - send an email to confirm your attendance by Monday, January 28

This forum is for service providers to discuss recent changes to Canada’s immigration system and the implications of this for those working in the areas of immigration, gender, and non-status rights.

January 23, 2013

June 21: Forum on Bill C-31: Changes to Canada's Immigration & Refugee System from a Gendered Perspective

Date Thursday, June 21, 2012
Time 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Place Friends House, 60 Lowther Avenue, Toronto (St. George Subway Station)

The Rights of Non-Status Women's Network invites everyone to a forum where you can get practical, easy to understand information about how Bill C-31 will affect the communities and people they work with, from a gendered perspective.

May 24, 2012

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 17, 2011