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Family Service Toronto
FST is a non-profit social service agency offering a wide range of counselling and support programs in 13 locations across the City of Toronto. Since 1914, FST has been assisting individuals, families and communities through couns...

News Releases

Canada-wide migrant worker coalition calls on Trudeau to MoVE for Real Change
2015-10-28
Coalition for Migrant Worker Rights - Canada
Canada-wide migrant worker coalition calls on Trudeau to MoVE for Real Change. Newly launched Coalition for Migrant Worker Rights - Canada calls for end to discrimination against migrant workers.
Caregivers, Filipino-Canadians Not Buying New Immigration Changes
2014-11-20
Caregivers Action Centre
Current and former Caregivers will be outside the Federal Minister’ Offices at 150 King West, on Saturday, November 22nd 2014 at 3:00pm to condemn the cap placed on permanent residency for Caregive...
Celebrating Canadian Multiculturalism Day
2015-06-26
Canadian Ethnocultural Council
Canadian Multiculturalism Day is a day to recognize and acknowledge Canada's rich diversity and significant contributions many ethnocultural communities have made and continue to make to the developme...
Migrant farmworkers ask Trudeau for Permanent Residency in Canada as they announce caravan to Ottawa
2016-01-22
Justice For Migrant Workers Ontario
Migrant farmworker group Justice for Migrant Workers is launching Harvesting Freedom, a year-long campaign for immigration status upon arrival for migrant farmworkers to mark the 50th anniversary of t...
Migrant workers testify on Parliament Hill today, call for permanent immigration status, open work permits, and real reforms
2016-05-16
Coalition for Migrant Worker Rights Canada
Four migrant workers will testify at the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HUMA) today calling for permanent immigration...
National Day of Action - Petitions with 10,000 signatures delivered to Immigration Enforcement
2014-02-28
National Day of Action with rallies in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and London. Petitions with 10,000 signatures to be delivered to Immigration Enforcement calling for civilian oversight and end to in...
New multimedia report exposes discriminatory immigration policy
2015-09-02
No One Is Illegal - Vancouver Coast Salish Territories
A new multimedia project sheds light on the drastically changed landscape for immigrants under the Harper government. Never Home: Legislating Discrimination in Canadian Immigration launches today at h...
Ontario finally allows Red Cross investigation of immigration jails, but deaths and indefinite imprisonment continues
2014-11-07
End Immigration Detention Network (EIDN)
End Immigration Detention Network welcomes the decision to allow Red Cross access to Ontario’s provincial prisons for the first time since 2008. However, the lack of any real oversight of prison con...
Opposition growing against indefinite immigration detention in Canada
2013-12-12
End Immigration Detention Network
Canada has no limit on how long migrants can be held pending a deportation. When Canada can't deport migrants because of lack of travel documents or due to the political climate of home countries, the...
Roma refugee family facing deportation to neo-Nazi violence in Hungary in two weeks; deportation will separate family
2015-01-14
Solidarity Across Borders
Roma refugee family settled in Montreal for over three years could be deported before the end of January, forcing them to return with their ten year old daughter to a country where they faced racist v...
Secretive contract reveals Ontario and Border Services jointly responsible for detention injustice
2015-06-24
No One is Illegal / End Immigration Detention Network
The End Immigration Detention Network is releasing a secretive contract between the Ontario and Federal government which shows joint responsibility for immigration detention violations. Ontario has de...
Toronto community agencies need more support to serve undocumented residents
2013-08-21
Social Planning Toronto and Solidarity City Network
Social Planning Toronto has released a report on challenges faced by community agencies and organizations serving undocumented immigrants in the city. The report shows that the need for support and th...

Sources Select Resources

Canada-wide migrant worker coalition calls on Trudeau to MoVE for Real Change
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Coalition for Migrant Worker Rights - Canada
Canada-wide migrant worker coalition calls on Trudeau to MoVE for Real Change. Newly launched Coalition for Migrant Worker Rights - Canada calls for end to discrimination against migrant workers.
Dismantling Democracy
Stifling Debate and Dissent in Canada
Article
2015
Voices-Voix
An extensive dossier of the Harper government's attacks on democracy, debate, and dissent.
If you're a new Canadian, 'you go to university'
Variety of social factors cause first-and second-generation Canadians to attend university far in excess of non-immigrant children
Church, Elizabeth
Article
2009
Globe and Mail
An investigation into the factors that contribute to the very high university attendance rate for second generation immigrants and first generation immigrants who came to Canada as children as reporte...
Migrant farmworkers ask Trudeau for Permanent Residency in Canada as they announce caravan to Ottawa
Sources News Release
Article
2016
Justice For Migrant Workers Ontario
Migrant farmworker group Justice for Migrant Workers is launching Harvesting Freedom, a year-long campaign for immigration status upon arrival for migrant farmworkers to mark the 50th anniversary of t...
Migrant workers testify on Parliament Hill today, call for permanent immigration status, open work permits, and real reforms
Sources News Release
Article
2016
Coalition for Migrant Worker Rights Canada
Four migrant workers will testify at the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HUMA) today calling for permanent immigration...
National Day of Action - Petitions with 10,000 signatures delivered to Immigration Enforcement
Sources News Release
Article
2014
National Day of Action with rallies in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and London. Petitions with 10,000 signatures to be delivered to Immigration Enforcement calling for civilian oversight and end to in...
National Post columnist traumatized by having to wait his turn
Second-class health care for immigrants, seniors?
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2006
Ulli Diemer / Radical Digressions
Columnist thinks people with money should get quicker treatment in emergency rooms than people who are poor.
Ontario finally allows Red Cross investigation of immigration jails, but deaths and indefinite imprisonment continues
Sources News Release
Article
2014
End Immigration Detention Network (EIDN)
End Immigration Detention Network welcomes the decision to allow Red Cross access to Ontario’s provincial prisons for the first time since 2008. However, the lack of any real oversight of prison con...
Opposition growing against indefinite immigration detention in Canada
Sources News Release
Article
2013
End Immigration Detention Network
Canada has no limit on how long migrants can be held pending a deportation. When Canada can't deport migrants because of lack of travel documents or due to the political climate of home countries, the...
Roma refugee family facing deportation to neo-Nazi violence in Hungary in two weeks; deportation will separate family
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Solidarity Across Borders
Roma refugee family settled in Montreal for over three years could be deported before the end of January, forcing them to return with their ten year old daughter to a country where they faced racist v...
Secretive contract reveals Ontario and Border Services jointly responsible for detention injustice
Sources News Release
Article
2015
No One is Illegal / End Immigration Detention Network
The End Immigration Detention Network is releasing a secretive contract between the Ontario and Federal government which shows joint responsibility for immigration detention violations. Ontario has de...
Seven News
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1970
Seven News
Seven News (7 News) was a community newspaper published in the area of Toronto east of downtown which at the time was known as Ward 7. Seven News was published from 1970 to 1985. Seven News is no long...
Toronto community agencies need more support to serve undocumented residents
Sources News Release
Article
2013
Social Planning Toronto and Solidarity City Network
Social Planning Toronto has released a report on challenges faced by community agencies and organizations serving undocumented immigrants in the city. The report shows that the need for support and th...

Sources Bookshelf

Canada Since 1960: A People's History
A Left Perspective on 50 Years of Politics, Economics and Culture
Gonick, By (ed.)
Book
2016
An account of the most important developments in Canadian history from the 1960s to today, seen through the eyes of Canadian Dimension magazine.
Media Think
Winter, James
Book
2000
Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diver...
Rootless but Green are the Boulevard Trees
Parameswaran, Uma
Book
1989
A play about growing up Indian - and Canadian - in Winnipeg. A family from Madras copes with a dual identity.
Social Determinants of Health
Canadian Perspectives
Raphael, Dennis (ed.)
Book
2004
The social determinants of health are summarized and analyzed by over 30 medical and social academics.

Media

The Canadian Immigrant
The Canadian Immigrant Magazine is a monthly publication distributed throughout the Greater Vancouver area. The publication appeals to all immigrants regardless of their origin. The content is compris...

Government Ministries & Agencies



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