Join the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers (CABL) and the Law Society of Upper Canada for their annual Black History Month program. As a tribute to Viola Desmond and other Black civil rights activists, past and present, this year’s program will feature an interactive panel which will focus on the legislative history of the Ontario…

On June 16, 2015, Ontario announced that it would develop a new regulation to address situations commonly known as “carding” or “street checks,” in which police officers collect, or attempt to collect, identifying information from members of the public outside of criminal investigations and procedures such as arrests, warrants, traffic stops and detention. The government…

Premier Wynne’s video message on the occasion of India Republic Day. Please feel free to share with other community members.

This past weekend has brought sad news for so many of our friends and allies. The U.S. government’s decision to arbitrarily ban Muslims from North Africa and the Middle East has created confusion and hardship, and will only further to harden the divides in our communities and around the world. And our collective hearts break…

We here at SABA Toronto strongly believe in the value of diverse representatives on Canada’s various federal boards and tribunals.   To that end, we encourage all of you to take a look at the list of vacancies here and apply.  

Come and celebrate five years of arts and human rights programming! From December 9-11 JAYU’s 5th annual Human Rights Film Festival brings you some of the best and most compelling films about issues that matter. This year’s edition includes award winning films dealing with immigration, women’s rights, homelessness, mental health, LGBT rights, the refugee experience…

Under Bill C-25, certain CBCA corporations would be required to make annual disclosure relating to diversity among their directors and members of senior management. SABA Toronto endorses Ryerson University’s Diversity Institute’s submission to expand the diversity clause to include other equality-seeking groups. Read the Diversity Institute’s letter: minister-bains-letter-v10

Luke’s Place (http://lukesplace.ca/) is an Ontario non-profit organization devoted to improving the safety and experience of abused women and their children as they proceed through the family law process. To support lawyers working with abused women, Luke’s Place has launched a 3-hour online training, “Effective Lawyering with Clients Leaving Abusive Relationships”. This course is CPD…

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation is hosting a live roundtable discussion to mark Human Rights Day on December 7, 2016, in Toronto. flyer-1

In celebration of the Indian Constitution Day 2016, join the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, and The Consulate General of India, Toronto, on December 5, 2016, for a panel discussion. constitution-day

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