Hundreds of thousands of Toronto residents pay local taxes and use city services, but have no say in who represents them, because they are not yet Canadian citizens. Recently, the City of Toronto's Community Development and Recrea
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CLEO is pleased to announce the launch of a new website: Refugee Rights in Ontario: Information for front-line workers.
The People's Law School's Fact Sheet explains what abuse is, and what measure can be taken to prevent it. Anyone can experience abuse; however, knowledge is the key to prevent it. Abuse of people with disabilities, like all forms of abuse, is an abuse of power and control.
OCASI and the Ethno Racial Disability Coalition of Ontario (ERDCO) formed a two year (2011 – 2013) partnership to train immigrant and refugee-serving settlement sector employees on the needs of newcomers with disabilities. This partnership is representative of the collaboration of both settlement and disability sectors working together to reduce barriers to holistic settlement services.
The Positive Spaces Initiative (PSI) aims to support the immigrant and refugee-serving settlement sector to more effectively serve LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and/or questioning) newcomers. PSI encourages training, education, leadership and resource sharing to support LGBTQ newcomers, staff, volunteers and community members.