Category: Sector News

  • BLAC Releases Analysis of Human Rights Applications Filed Against Police Services in Ontario

    BLAC Releases Analysis of Human Rights Applications Filed Against Police Services in Ontario

    News BLAC Releases Analysis of Human Rights Applications Filed Against Police Services in Ontario The Black Legal Action Centre has published a report analyzing human rights applications filed against police services in Ontario between 2017 and 2020. The study finds that almost 270 applications were filed during this period but only one application resulted in […]

  • New Survey on Employment Equity Legislation for Black Canadians of African Descent

    New Survey on Employment Equity Legislation for Black Canadians of African Descent

    News New Survey on Employment Equity Legislation for Black Canadians of African Descent The Federal government has launched a review of the 1995 employment equity legislation. If you are of African descent with a keen interest in employment equity, diversity, and inclusion, they want to hear from you. You can share your experience and personal […]

  • New Research Provides Insights on Black Youth and the Criminal Justice System

    New Research Provides Insights on Black Youth and the Criminal Justice System

    News New Research Provides Insights on Black Youth and the Criminal Justice System Justice Canada and the Federal Anti-Racism Secretariat at Canadian Heritage have released a new report entitled, “Black Youth and the Criminal Justice System: Summary Report of an Engagement Process in Canada.” The report sheds light on the ways in which anti-Black racism has […]

  • OPS Black Alliance Internship Program

    OPS Black Alliance Internship Program

    News OPS Black Alliance Internship Program The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is piloting the Black Alliance Internship Program this year. The Black Alliance Internship Program is a one-year paid internship program that offers recent Black and Black bilingual (French-English) post-secondary graduates (within the past five years) an opportunity to intern across a variety of professional […]

  • British Columbia Select Standing Committee on Health: Public Consultation on Overdose and Drug Toxicity Crisis

    British Columbia Select Standing Committee on Health: Public Consultation on Overdose and Drug Toxicity Crisis

    News British Columbia Select Standing Committee on Health: Public Consultation on Overdose and Drug Toxicity Crisis The British Columbia Select Standing Committee on Health is examining the ongoing overdose and drug toxicity crisis. As part of this work, the Committee is inviting British Columbians to give their input on the following areas: Government Response: What actions […]

  • New Report Reveals Anti-Black Racism Exists in Ontario Child Welfare Service Delivery

    New Report Reveals Anti-Black Racism Exists in Ontario Child Welfare Service Delivery

    News New Report Reveals Anti-Black Racism Exists in Ontario Child Welfare Service Delivery Last week, a new ground breaking report titled “Understanding the Over-Representation of Black Children in Ontario Child Welfare Services,” was launched by the One Vision One Voice program, in collaboration with the University of Toronto’s Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work. The report […]

  • Family Services Ontario Launches Ontario Counselling Finder Website

    Family Services Ontario Launches Ontario Counselling Finder Website

    News Family Services Ontario Launches Ontario Counselling Finder Website Family Service Ontario (FSO) represents over 40 member agencies across the province that serve more than 250,000 individuals, couples, and families annually. With the help of Cardove, an Orillia-based software company, FSO has launched the Ontario Counselling Finder website, to promote their service availability and offer virtual counseling, […]

  • Help Make Employment Equity Legislation Work for Black Canadians of African Descent

    Help Make Employment Equity Legislation Work for Black Canadians of African Descent

    News Help Make Employment Equity Legislation Work for Black Canadians of African Descent The Federal government has launched a review of the 1995 employment equity legislation. If you are of African descent with a keen interest in employment equity, diversity, and inclusion, they want to hear from you. You can share your experience and personal […]

  • Impacts of COVID-19 on Black LGBT Youth

    Impacts of COVID-19 on Black LGBT Youth

    News Impacts of COVID-19 on Black LGBT Youth The Domino Table talk released a virtual series consisting of five online discussions. The first discussion focused on the impact of COVID-19 on Black LGBT youth as Ontario struggled with growing public health concerns and the rise of new cases. To support Black LGBT youth who may have […]

  • Challenging the Whiteness of Queer Organizations

    Challenging the Whiteness of Queer Organizations

    News Challenging the Whiteness of Queer Organizations Pride parades were established to commemorate the experience of gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, and trans people at the 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York City. Since then, parades have worked their way into Canada to help celebrate queer life across two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, and […]

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