The weather outside as I write this belies the fact that it is mid-March and we are less than a week away from the official start of Spring. But the frigid cold temperatures we have experienced in the past week did not deter the tens of thousands of women, children and male and non-binary allies who showed up to celebrate and protest across the province as we observed International Women’s Day.
In the Field
For Immediate Release
June 16, 2017 / Toronto / The Metro Toronto Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (MTCSALC) today launches its new name, a new logo and a new province-wide toll free number.
As of today, MTCSALC will change its name to Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (CSALC). It will also have a new toll-free number: 1-844-971-9674 in order to serve low income, non-English speaking members of the Chinese, Vietnamese, Cambodian and Laotian communities living anywhere in Ontario.
By Karl Flecker
When asked to speak at a parliamentary committee studying efforts to improve and retain immigrants to the Atlantic region I suppose I should have realized that the Conservatives on the committee would seize the opportunity to bash immigrants, at the expense of those invited to provide input for policy development.
OCASI is proud to report that over the next few weeks, Debbie Douglas - Executive Director will be recognized by different groups, for her work in championing equity for diverse communities.
The Ward Museum is Toronto’s new museum of migration. We are currently looking for people to join our programming committee to play an advisory role & to ensure the museum continues to produce programming that is inclusive & meaningful to the communities it serves. If you’re interested in applying, please complete & return the attached form by March 10.