Un an après l’arrivée des premiers Syriens au Canada, dans le cadre d’un important mouvement de réinstallation, les organismes au service des nouveaux arrivants et de parrainage tiennent à saluer et à remercier les innombrables Canadiens qui ont contribué individuellement et collectivement au parrainage et à l’accueil des réfugiés.
One year after Syrians began to arrive in Canada as part of a major resettlement movement, newcomer-serving and private sponsorship organizations take the opportunity to salute and thank the countless Canadians who individually and collectively contributed to sponsoring and welcoming refugees.
TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - The City of Toronto and OCASI have joined forces to launch a public education campaign to raise awareness about the persistence of anti-black racism socially, politically and economically.
For Immediate Release
Racialized Community Coalition Launches Legislative Framework for the Ontario Anti-Racism Directorate
October 4, 2016 / Toronto / On this day of Sisters in Spirit Vigils held across the country to honour missing and murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Colour of Poverty - Colour of Change (COP – COC) launched a legislative framework that it has proposed to the Ontario Government, in order to support and strengthen the mandate of the Anti-Racism Directorate (ARD).
Media Advisory: Community Organizations Push Ontario Government to Adopt Anti-Racism Legislative Framework
TORONTO, ON--(September 30, 2016) - A coalition of community organizations will be launching a proposed legislative framework for the newly established Anti-Racism Directorate in Ontario at a press conference on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the office of TAIBU Community Health Center, 27 Tapscott Rd #1, Scarborough, Ontario.
June 20, 2016/Toronto - Today, on World Refugee Day, OCASI calls on all Ontarians to create welcoming communities for refugees and to play a meaningful role in eliminating barriers that prevent refugees from fully participating in Canadian society.
The United Nations says, “Every minute eight people leave everything behind to escape war, persecution or terror.” This does not mean that people arrive to safety or that they are welcomed immediately by any country, be it neighboring or far away.
Invitation to World Refugee Day event
The media is invited to take part in World Refugee Day activities at an event co-hosted by more than 20 Canadian humanitarian aid organizations.
When: June 20, 2016 from 11 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Where: Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square
June 14, 2016
THE CITY OF TORONTO AND OCASI-ONTARIO COUNCIL OF AGENCIES SERVING IMMIGRANTS LAUNCHES AN EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGN ADDRESSING XENOPHOBIA & ISLAMOPHOBIA
The City of Toronto and OCASI-the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants are launching a Toronto public education campaign to address xenophobia, Islamophobia, and anti-immigrant sentiments.
April 1, 2016/Toronto – A Toronto coalition of community-based organizations is commemorating Refugee Rights Awareness Month 2016 in Toronto at a public forum on Monday April 4 2016, from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm at Women’s College Hospital, and by calling for:
March 29, 2016 – A new report concludes that all migrant workers should have access to settlement services and permanent residence. The report, “Migrant Workers: Precarious and Unsupported”, released today by Canada’s nine national, regional and provincial umbrellas of organizations serving newcomers, compiles the responses from 167 organizations on the needs and realities of migrant workers, by province and region..