Recently I was watching Jack Layton on The Hour when he brought up the subject of putting Pay Equity back on the Canadian federal agenda. What's interesting about this is that in Ontario at least, pay equity has supposidly been in place since 1987, but it hasn't really happened. Now with all due respect to … Continue reading #Equity: are #Canadians really paying attention?
This is an old article, but still worth reading --------------------------------------------- Toronto Star December 21, 2009 Diana Zlomislic Since late summer 2009, more than 160 teens have filed complaints with Ontario's youth advocate about the Roy McMurtry Youth Centre in Brampton. RICK MADONIK/TORONTO STAR FILE PHOTO A Toronto teen arrived at the Jarvis Street youth court … Continue reading #Violence reports soar at #youth jail
Prime Minister Harper has prorogued the House of Commons. A new session will begin March 4th and a new session means a Throne Speech and a Budget Members of Parliament will be spending more time in their constituency offices in January and February. NOW is the perfect time for us to ensure that they know … Continue reading Call to #Action from the Council of #Canadians with #Disabilities
Please forward to your networks and friends! Migrant Women's Coordinating Body Presents: Educational Part 1 “Migrant Women in Solidarity Against Imperialism: The Struggles of Women Here and Abroad" Since 2007, we, the member organizations of Migrante, Gabriela- Ontario, Justicia for Migrant Workers, Canadian HART, BASICS, Thorncliffe Neighborhood Office along with other migrant worker organizations, women … Continue reading Migrant Women in Solidarity Against Imperialism: The Struggles of Women Here and Abroad (Jan 24, Toronto)
A little consise, but a starting point for those looking to learn