Media Releases

Une coalition d’organisations lance une campagne de lutte contre l’islamophobie et le racisme

(English version)

Toronto/ Janvier 23, 2017 Une coalition d’organisations provinciales et pancanadiennes s’est formée pour lancer une campagne de sensibilisation qui encourage les Ontariennes et Ontariens à s’opposer à l’islamophobie et au racisme.

Un an plus tard, l'accueil des Syriens

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.

Media Release: COP-COC Proposes Draft Anti-Racism Directorate Legislation

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: Anti-Racism Legislation

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.

OCASI’s Anti-Islamophobia, Xenophobia, and Racism Campaign Pushes Torontonians to Examine Their Beliefs


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.