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  • OCASI calls on the federal government to act to end hate crimes. The findings on the report "Police-reported hate crime in Canada, 2015" confirm how much work there still is to be done to counter the prevailing and pervasive anti Black Racism, Islamophobia and anti- Semitism, and that as Canadians we can't be complacent about these realities. Read more »
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OCASI was formed in 1978 to act as a collective voice for immigrant-serving agencies and to coordinate response to shared needs and concerns. OCASI is a registered charity governed by a volunteer board of directors. Its membership is comprised of more than 200 community-based organizations in the province of Ontario.

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A new, bilingual resource from OCASI featuring information, resources, statistics, news and links useful to those supporting, and hoping to support, Syrian refugees.

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Introducing OCMS


OCASI has long wanted to create a reliable and affordable system that agencies could use to manage their interactions with clients.  That time has come; OCASI introduces the OCASI Client Management System (OCMS).

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