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Roundtable Series: Agenda October 28-29

Objectives: o   Strengthen the communication and information exchange among stakeholders. o   Anti-human trafficking model of response for the City of Toronto. o   Policy recommendations on city and provincial level.  Roundtable One- 28th and 29th October, 2013 Diverse stakeholders including representatives of the City of Toronto management team, CBSA, OPP, Toronto Police, community agencies and participants…

Anti-human trafficking roundtables: Oct 28-29

The Roundtables series carried out over several months to facilitate the dialogue between multi-sector stakeholders to address the issue of human trafficking in the City of Toronto. The series will begin with an extended roundtable conference that will bring together multi-sector stakeholders to initiate dialogue and begin to develop protocols and promising practices to offer…

A legal information training for ESL teachers and settlement workers in schools across Ontario.

The workshops can cover the following issues identified by ESL students:  Right to work: how to obtaining a work permit, labour regulations, etc Housing: landlord/tenant, homestay, etc. Immigration: renewing visas, regularizing, sponsorship, etc. Health:  access to health, payment, IFHP/OHIP, etc. Volunteering: finding volunteer work, police checks, etc. Criminal law (Canadian law, fighting tickets, petty crimes,…