OCASI latest articles
April 2021 / Toronto
The Trudeau government has just announced that all who are resident in Canada with irregular immigration status can now submit a one-page application online requesting permanent residence. Those who are refused refugee claimants, undocumented, visitors with visas about to expire- all regardless of disability or health status or engagement with carceral systems (police, jails, prisons) are welcome. The only exceptions are those who have been found guilty in this country or any other of crimes against humanity.
OCASI has asked Ontario to provide a written directive that confirms COVID-19 vaccines will be proivded to everyone in Ontario regardless of immigration status.
Read below for OCASI's letter to the Minister of Health and the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services (responsible for immigration and citizenship).
Hon. Christine Elliott
Minister of Health
College Park 5th Flr, 777 Bay Street
Toronto, ON M7A 2J3
Racialized Women in Canada: A Conversation about Gender-based Violence and Inequality
A parallel event of the NGO CSW65 Virtual Forum
Presented by NGO Committee on the Status of Women, New York
Organized by Colour of Poverty – Colour of Change and YWCA Canada
Wednesday, 17 March - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
March 2021 / Toronto