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Jun 7, 2023 - Eglinton East LRT Consultation

When: June 7th, 6pm

The City of Toronto and the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) are working to bring rapid and reliable transit to Scarborough. The Eglinton East Light Rail Transit (EELRT) is a proposed 18 km light rail transit system through much of Scarborough, connecting Kennedy Station and the future Sheppard-McCowan Station to Malvern Town Centre and University of Toronto Scarborough Campus (UTSC). The Eglinton East LRT will increase transportation options in Scarborough and enhance access to the community, businesses, public amenities and create opportunities to improve the local economy and environment.
Jun 6, 2023 - Decent Work Organizing

When: Tuesday June 6th, 7pm

This is an important meeting as we reflect on the upcoming June 3 Enough is Enough Day of Action. We'll hear firsthand from the dedicated workers who spearheaded local actions, discussing their strategies, successes, and invaluable lessons learned on the day.

The fight doesn't stop on June 3. This meeting will be a great opportunity to plan actions throughout the summer and continue to build our movement for decent work.
Jun 6, 2023 - Canada Closed its Doors to Justice for Mariano Abarca

When: June 6th, 6pm

It's been almost 14 years since prominent Mexican environment defender Mariano Abarca was killed while speaking out against a Canadian mine, and his family is still fighting for justice.

The event will be moderated by Viviana Herrera of MiningWatch Canada and Biana Mugyenyi from the Canadian Foreign Policy Institute.
Jun 5, 2023 - Canadian Foreign Policy Hour with Yves Engler

When: Mondays at 6pm

Join author Yves Engler on Mondays for a weekly news roundup and interactive discussion about Canada's role abroad. This weekly session will delve into the latest developments on subjects ranging from military affairs and Canada's role in Ukraine to its contribution to Palestinian dispossession, and the exploitation of African resources. Join Yves for a critical take on Canada's foreign policy. Questions, comments, and criticisms are all welcome.
Jun 5, 2023 - Racial Capitalism: From Slavery to Trumpism

When: June 5th to 16th
Where: York University

Each summer the Graduate Program of Political Science (LAPS) along with the Graduate Program in Environmental Studies and Geography (EUC) co-sponsor the International Political Economic and Ecology Summer School (IPEE).

The guest Course Director this year will be Dr. David McNally. The topic will be "Racial Capitalism: From Slavery to Trumpism". The course will be for two weeks (3 hours/day) from June 5 - 16 from 10:00 - 1:00. The application deadline is April 17th.

Prof. McNally was a faculty member in the Department of Politics until a few years ago. We are happy to be able to invite him back for the IPEE.

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