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Connexions Calendar

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Conversations Toward Reconciliation
February 09, 2018 to March 09, 2018
The release of the Truth and Reconciliation Committee report (2015) and its 94 recommendations across all sectors have generated increased interest in the area of Indigenous and non-Indigenous relations in Canada. This series will identify an Indigenous framework incorporating values and principles     Show more . . .


Supporting Transgender People in the Workplace
February 20, 2018
Please join the Occupational Health Centre for a free public presentation – Supporting Transgender People in the Workplace – presented by Frances Ennis.      Show more . . .


Celebrating our Past, Taking Action for Our Future
February 21, 2018
Celebrate our rich history of our struggle for freedom and join a discussion on the current struggles facing our community with the objective of developing strategies to makes our voices heard through political action.      Show more . . .


Raju Das - Theorizing Capitalism as a Social Class Relation
February 21, 2018
This presentation is a critical overview of the ways in which certain Marxist writers theorize class as well as capitalism. Deploying dialectical philosophy, and especially the form-content analysis, it presents an alternative framework for understanding capitalism. There are several political     Show more . . .


Ontario EcoSchools SuperConference
February 21, 2018 to February 22, 2018
Join us for a day of learning and networking that will focus on building environmental leadership in our school communities. This conference is open to everyone (including teachers, school staff, outdoor education centres, administration, EcoTeam leads, and general public) and is an event not to be     Show more . . .


Intersections: Che Gossett on Abolitionist Entanglement
February 23, 2018
In this lecture Che Gossett brings together Fanon, Sylvia Wynter, and Afropessimism as well as recent Palestinian films about animal necropolitics to consider both abolitionist aesthetics and how abolition - which might be characterized as what Jared Sexton calls "the abolition the interminable     Show more . . .


Nonviolent Direct Action, Creative Protest- Workshop
February 24, 2018
Climate Change. Pipelines. War. Racism. Trump. Trudeau. How can we take direct action to confront and transform injustices?      Show more . . .


Lurk Over Here: Digital Bystander Culture
February 26, 2018
Join us we discuss this digital culture of lurking - from technological solutions to technological challenges! We will touch upon revenge porn, the tension between surveillance and witnessing, privacy vs civic duty, the gendered poltiics of reporting and and information sharing.      Show more . . .


Is the Sky Falling? Challenges to Canada's Inland Refugee Protection System
February 28, 2018
Maureen Silcoff will survey the challenges faced by Canada's inland refugee protection system, including:      Show more . . .


For the Love of Justice Workshop
February 28, 2018
Danielle Ponder is a public defender by day and a musician by night. Join her to hear about her experiences, and participate in open discussion about issues of racism and social justice. It's going to be a fantastic afternoon of meaningful discussion and delicious catering by Wilfs.      Show more . . .


2018 Transit Summit
March 03, 2018
You are invited to our 2018 Transit Summit. The purpose of our Summit is to build the movement for an affordable world class public transit system. This is a key time to advocate for our issues because we have a Toronto and Ontario election in 2018.      Show more . . .


Pharmacare For All- Why Not? Town Hall with Maude Barlow
March 05, 2018
This event intends to inform the public about the health, social and economic impacts of universal Pharmacare, and intends to help keep this issue at the forefront of the political agenda for Ontario and Canada as a whole.      Show more . . .


Racialised and Indigenous Women's Symposium 2018
March 09, 2018 to March 10, 2018
Enjoy the day of speakers and workshops on topics such as, the involvement of racialised and indigenous women have participated in the feminist movement historically, how do we own our movement and much more.      Show more . . .


Myths of Funding for Indigenous People
March 14, 2018
People often see and hear on the news that government is giving money to another Indigenous band or that there have been huge payouts to bands for the right for government to build something through or on their land. Why? Is money helping the situation? Why are we giving it? Come and join Harold     Show more . . .


Diversity & Inclusion Round-Table and Tri-Awards Celebration
March 20, 2018
In celebration of the Equity Offices' 20th anniversary, join us on March 20th, 2018 for the Diversity & Inclusion Round-Table and Tri-Awards Celebration. At this event you will hear from leading practitioners in the fields of equity, diversity and inclusion.      Show more . . .


Accessibility Ministry Module 6: Disability and Suffering
March 24, 2018
Disability and suffering share a complicated and convoluted history. Too often, it is assumed that people with disabilities are suffering their disability, and yet for many people disability is more closely related to who they are as a person than to suffering. Hear first-hand perspectives of     Show more . . .


International Rosa Luxemburg Conference
April 26, 2018 to April 29, 2018
Rosa Luxemburg and Her Ideas: Engaging the Left and Impacting the World      Show more . . .


RightsCon Toronto 2018
May 16, 2018 to May 18, 2018
Access Now is excited to bring the seventh edition of RightsCon, the world’s leading event on human rights in the digital age. RightsCon is where human rights experts, investors, business leaders, technologists, engineers, activists, and government representatives from around the world work     Show more . . .


Socialist Studies 2018: Rekindling the Socialist Imagination
May 29, 2018 to June 01, 2018
This year the Society for Socialist Studies meets on Treaty Four territory and the homeland of the Métis. Regina is where the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation penned its 1932 Regina Manifesto, which laid out a program for eradicating capitalism and replacing it with a planned socialist     Show more . . .