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Toronto / August 2021

As we approach mid-summer, the attention of non-profit sector leadership is turning to plans for return to work come September. There is great uncertainty still, as new variants of the COVID-19 virus appear, first vaccination uptake seems to be stalled, and there is talk from various sources about a possible fourth wave that may lead to renewed lockdowns.

OCASI Welcomes New Oath/Affirmation of Citizenship

Toronto / June 23, 2021 - OCASI – Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants commends the government on implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) Call to Action 94 on June 21, 2021, National Indigenous Peoples Day by amending the Citizenship Act.

From June 22, 2021 new citizens will swear the new oath, making a commitment to uphold treaties with Indigenous peoples as well as other commitments to Canada.

AAP Conférence virtuelle de développement professionnel OCASI 2021

Conférence virtuelle de développement professionnel OCASI 2021 AAP

APPEL À PROPOSITIONS

20, 21 et 22 octobre 2021

Date limite de soumission prolongée au : vendredi 30 juillet 2021

Cliquez ici pour l'appel à propositions en anglais [English Call For Proposals]

Faites défiler vers le bas pour le lien vers le formulaire de soumission en ligne.

2021 Virtual OCASI Professional Development Conference CFP

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

October 20, 21 and 22, 2021

EXTENDED! Deadline for submissions: Friday, July 30, 2021

Click here for call for proposals in French [en français]

Scroll down for the link to the online submission form.

OCASI – Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants invites you to submit a session proposal for the 2021 Virtual OCASI Professional Development Conference.

In the Field Newsletter Volume 107

The day began with the news that the statue of Egerton Ryerson, often lauded as the father of education, but more recently and more accurately known as a key architect of (Indian) Residential Schools, outside Ryerson University was torn down. The sculptured head was detached and dropped into the Toronto Harbour. A symbolic move, but one that resonated with many whose families experienced the violence of the residential school system.

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