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Oct 3, 2022 - Abortion Access in Canada

When: October 3rd, 7pm

The overturning of Roe v. Wade in the United States sent shock waves around the world. In our country, it has shone a spotlight on the question of access to abortion. Although abortions are available in urban centres and paid for by the health care system, there is a dire lack of access in many parts of the country - particularly for undocumented people, those from communities of colour, and those outside of urban areas.

YouTube livestream | zoom.us
Oct 3, 2022 - Solidarity rally continues

When: October 3rd, 12pm
Where: 400 University Ave.

OPSEU Local 546 safety inspectors have been on strike for more than 60 days. Let's keep our voice loud and demand the Minister of Labour to get TSSA back to the bargaining table and negotiate a fair first collective agreement for the 170 safety inspectors! This labour movement will not stop until we bargain an agreement that protects safety and respects workers! Save the date and join the lunchtime rally!
Oct 2, 2022 - Scarborough Transit Training

When: October 2nd, 2pm
Where: Dorset Park Community HUB, 1911 Kennedy Rd - #105

Toronto votes on October 24, 2022 for Mayor, City Councillors, and School Trustees.

At this skills-based training, you will learn:
- What are the top transit issues for Scarborough residents?
- How to engage other transit users and help them take action
- How to get involved in TTCriders campaigns for better transit in Scarborough

ttcriders.ca | Facebook event
Oct 1, 2022 - TTCriders at Nuit Blanche

When: October 1st, 8pm
Where: Scarborough Centre Station

On Nuit Blanche, lots of transit users will be taking the RT. Join TTCriders volunteers to share the news that the RT is closing in 2023 and help transit users take action for bus lanes and more service.

Please RSVP to let us know you are coming, because we will not be staying in front of the station for the full 2 hours.

ttcriders.ca
Oct 1, 2022 - Harvest Ontario Walk

When: October 1st, 12:30pm
Where: click on link below for walking and cycling options

Grassroots organizers in Grand(m)others Act to Save the Planet and Mississauga Climate Action have taken the lead in planning a walk along the proposed route of Highway 413 to raise awareness about the 2000 acres of irreplaceable farmland that will be destroyed by this reckless project.

The event will be happening on October 1st and there will be many ways to participate, including a rally and farmer's market at the Brampton Fairgrounds where cyclists and walkers will congregate.

environmentaldefence.ca | Facebook event
Oct 1, 2022 - Health Action Assembly

When: October 1st, 10:30am; October 2nd, 9am

Each year, we invite everyone who believes in Public Medicare and wants to work to defend and improve it to join together in a major strategy session. This year's assembly is critically important. Join us for briefings, speakers, report-ins and strategizing. You can always see our upcoming events and meetings on our calendar and on our website.

Featuring key speakers:
- Natalie Mehra, executive director, Ontario Health Coalition
- Peter Tabuns, Leader, NDP
- Dr. Adil Shamji, Health Critic, Liberal Party
- Mike Schreiner, Leader, Green Party
- Andrew Longhurst, Research Associate, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - BC

zoom.us
Oct 1, 2022 - Leading for Change Conference

When: October 1st, 10am

The Labour Council and a few community organizers in Markham and across York Region will host a virtual Leading for Change Conference.

This Conference is for Black, Indigenous and racialized women over the age of 15 and non-binary individuals to gain the knowledge, resources and networks to learn about municipal and community leadership, and pursue municipal and community leadership roles in Markham and York Region.

zoom.us
Sep 30, 2022 - Day for Truth and Reconciliation

When: September 30th, 7pm
Where: Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Ave.

To coincide with National Day for Truth And Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day in Canada, The Revue will be hosting a free/PWYC screening of Slash/Back.

We will be taking donations at the door and online and they will be directed to the Indian Residential School Survivors Society.

Partial proceeds from our concessions for the day will also be directed to the Indian Residential School Survivors Society.

Facebook event
Sep 29, 2022 - Film night: Trouble in the Garden

When: September 29th, 5pm
Where: Central Library, Hamilton room, 55 York Blvd

In attendance, executive director Dr. Raven Sinclair and director Roz Owen.

RSVP to Shannon Mitchell - 905-544-4320 x254, amitchell@dahac.ca | dahac.ca
Sep 29, 2022 - Nuclear Dangers

When: Thursday Sept. 29th, 2pm ET

Dr. Hughes and Professor Falk will discuss current global challenges including those stemming from the Ukraine War. Richard's prescient book, This Endangered Planet, published in 1971, was recently named by Foreign Affairs Magazine as one of only three books essential for understanding the century ahead. Ivana and Richard will talk about how much the world has changed since 1971 and how much remains the same. Find out how you can be part of the solution on this still endangered planet.

zoom.us
Sep 26, 2022 - Social Justice Week 2022

When: September 26-30
Where: Toronto Metropolitan University

2022 marks the 12th and final edition of Social Justice Week. This year under the theme of "Reclaim, Repair" SJW features gatherings that focus on topics such as Indigenous land reclamation, revitalizing student activism, solidarity journalism, addressing the TRC calls to action, reclaiming Black history, doing social work differently, exploring socially impactful ventures, and more. All in-person gatherings will encourage participants to adhere to public health safety measures.

torontomu.ca
Sep 26, 2022 - Truth and Reconciliation Week

Truth and Reconciliation Week is coming back this fall. This year, we've expanded the program to include age-appropriate material for grades 1 through 12 centered around the theme 'Remembering the Children.' Over four days, we'll be bringing Indigenous knowledge keeper voices to students across the country.

Days 1-3 -- September 26-28 -- will feature a newly revised educational program with an hour of pre-recorded video content per day followed by live Q & A sessions.

Day 4 -- September 29 -- of Truth and Reconciliation Week will feature Gidinawendimin - We Are All Related, an in-person event in Mississauga. The event will be broadcast live for classrooms to tune in from coast to coast to coast. Keep an eye out for more information.

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Sep 20, 2022 - Women Of Courage: All Of Our Stories

When: Sept. 20 to Nov. 10

A storytelling workshop series for racialized immigrant Women from CultureLink's Anti-Racism Action Program.

Racialized immigrant women age 40 and over engage in personal narrative, storytelling and/or drama. We welcome women from Afghanistan, African countries, Caribbean countries, China, Philippines, South Asian countries, Syria, and Tibet. The participants may have conventional refugee, permanent resident, landed immigrant or Canadian Citizen status.

The 8-week online workshop series will be delivered every Tue and Thu, between 6-8 pm. For more information, contact Minerva at mhui@culturelink.ca or 647-539-4273.

culturelink.ca