March 28: Home is Toronto? Making Toronto's Neighborhoods a Home for All

When: March 28, 2018, 5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Where: William Doo Auditorium, 45 Wilcocks Street, Toronto

The event will explore neighbourhood gentrification, access to affordable housing, how cities change, who gets excluded when communities become less affordable, and more.

March 15, 2018

November 24: Free Forum on Front-Line Drugs Issues

When: Friday, November 24, 9:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Where: Toronto City Hall, Council Chamber, 100 Queen Street West (at Bay Street)


These presentations will be of interest to people who use drugs, their families, people who provide services, and members of the general public.

November 14, 2017

July 24: Overdose Awareness & Prevention Workshop

When: Monday, July 24, 2017, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: You will be informed of the exact location when you register.

To register:

This workshop is being presented by the Canadian Harm Reduction Network (CHRN) for front-line & peer workers at a downtown Toronto / central location.

July 17, 2017

April 3 & 4: Gaining Ground: Women & Harm Reduction Workshop

When: Monday and Tuesday, April 3 & 4, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Where: Regent Park Community Centre, Banquet Room, 402 Shuter Street, Toronto

Information: Toronto Health Connection @ 416-338-7600

This is a free, two-day workshop on topics such as why women use substances, harm reduction in a VAW shelter setting, and connecting substance use & trauma.

March 21, 2017

January 31: Free forum on the future of drug policy in Canada

When: Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Where: Multi-Faith Centre, 569 Spadina Avenue, 1 1/2 blocks north of College St., entrance at rear of building

A panel of experts will talk about the legalization of marijuana, how to address the opioid crisis, the good sense behind decriminalizing all drugs, and more. 

January 09, 2017

December 13 & 14: Harm Reduction 101 Workshop

When: Tuesday & Wednesday, December 13 & 14, 2016, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Where: Regent Park Community Centre, 402 Shuter St., Toronto

Contact: 416-338-7600 option 1, or email

This is a free two-day workshop presented by Toronto Harm Reduction Alliance and Toronto Public Health.

December 01, 2016

December 7 & 8: Gaining Ground: Women and Harm Reduction

When: Monday, December 7, and Tuesday, December 8, 2015,  9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Where: 519 Community Centre Ballroom, 519 Church Street, Toronto

Information: Toronto Health Connection, 416-338-7600


This is a free, two-day workshop, designed and led by community partners with the support of Toronto Public Health.

November 18, 2015

November 27: Housing = Harm Reduction

When: Friday, November 27, 2015, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Where: 10 Trinity Square, Church of the Holy Trinity (Eaton Centre)


This is a public symposium that will be of interest to people who use drugs and to those who work with marginalized populations where substance use and housing are concerns.

November 13, 2015

September 30: First annual 'FED UP' rally for drug policy reform

What: First annual 'FED UP' rally for drug policy reform

When: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 EDT, at noon

Where: Parliament Hill, Ottawa

On Tuesday, September 30th, representatives from communities across Canada will gather on Parliament Hill at noon to emphasize that Drug Policy Reform is an issue that affects all Canadians.

September 24, 2014

June 18: Apathy and Overdose, a free public forum on accidental drug overdose

When: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 7 p.m.

Where: College Street United Church, northwest corner of College & Bathurst Streets, Toronto

The Forum, presented by the Canadian Harm Reduction Network, will be an opportunity to learn about accidental drug overdoses and ways to prevent them.

June 04, 2014

January 23: Making prison needle and syringe programs work in Canada

When: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Where: Ryerson University, Jorgenson Hall, corner Gerrard St. E. and Victoria St., 2nd floor, accessible

Join the Canadian Harm Reduction Network for a free panel discussiion in support of prisoners' rights and justice.

January 09, 2014

October 18: On Point: The Need for Prison Needle and Syringe Programs

Date Friday, October 18, 2013
Time 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Place Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Auditorium, 6th floor, 155 College Street, Toronto (one block west of University Avenue)
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This is a free forum that includes discussion of programs in over 60 prisons in 11 countries as well as the lawsuit against the federal government over its refusal to implement needle and syringe programs.

October 08, 2013

March 20: The Drug War: Will there be a ceasefire during our lifetime?

Date Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Time 9 a.m. - noon
Place Koffler House, Multi-Faith Centre, University of Toronto, 569 Spadina Ave. (not The Koffler Centre), 2 blocks north of College on the east side of Spadina– enter from Bancroft Avenue

The Toronto Harm Reduction Task Force & Canadian Harm Reduction Network invite you to join them for a Speakers Series presentation. Everyone is welcome, no registration required.

March 11, 2013

August 10: 37th International Prisoners Justice Day

Date Friday, August 10, 2012
Time 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Place Church of the Holy Trinity (behind the Eaton Centre), Toronto


Hosted by Michelle Latimer, this year's event focuses on women in prison. This is a free event and is an opportunity for networking, support, and information sharing. Everyone is welcome.

August 07, 2012

July 23: The International War on Drugs: Implications for Canadian Domestic Drug Policies

Date Monday, July 23, 2012
Time 1:30 p.m.
Place 410 Sherbourne Street, 3rd floor (half a block below Wellesley Street), Toronto

The Canadian Harm Reduction Network presents a talk on international and Canadian domestic drug policies, part of the July Speakers Series.

July 17, 2012