Media Releases

The City of Toronto and OCASI - Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants launches an educational campaign addressing xenophobia & islamophobia

June 14, 2016

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THE CITY OF TORONTO AND OCASI-ONTARIO COUNCIL OF AGENCIES SERVING IMMIGRANTS LAUNCHES AN EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGN ADDRESSING XENOPHOBIA & ISLAMOPHOBIA

The City of Toronto and OCASI-the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants are launching a Toronto public education campaign to address xenophobia, Islamophobia, and anti-immigrant sentiments.

Newcomer Settlement Sector launches national report on Services for Migrant Workers

Media release

March 29, 2016 – A new report concludes that all migrant workers should have access to settlement services and permanent residence. The report, “Migrant Workers: Precarious and Unsupported”, released today by Canada’s nine national, regional and provincial umbrellas of organizations serving newcomers, compiles the responses from 167 organizations on the needs and realities of migrant workers, by province and region..

UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights slams Canada's position on growing racial inequality

The United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) released its Concluding Observations for Canada's 10 year review at the 57th Session of the CESCR, which took place on February 24th and 25th, 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Media Release: Let's welcome syrian refugees with open arms

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For Immediate Release

Ontario-wide public education campaign launched against xenophobia, islamophobia, and racism

12 February 2016/Toronto – As Ontario welcomes refugees from Syria, OCASI - Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants is launching a province-wide public education campaign for the prevention of xenophobia, islamophobia, and racism.

Canadians Call on Minister of Immigration to Celebrate Family Day By Strengthening Family Class Reunification

(la version française se trouve en bas)

(scroll down to the end for Tagalog)

 

For Immediate Release

TORONTO / Feb 14, 2014 / - A coalition of community based organizations and academic institutes across Canada are calling on the Hon. Chris Alexander, the Federal Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, to mark Family Day 2014 by making a commitment to strengthen the family class immigration program.

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