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Monday, March 10, 2014

Event Postings for March 10-15, 2014


Tuesday March 11, 2014-2:30-4pm- ACE Seminar Series: Health, Disablement, Environmentalism and State Violence , York University-Location: Room 140, Health, Nursing, Environmental Studies Building (HNES)

(From Downsview subway station, take the bus 196A to York University and get off at The Pond Road.)

This venue is wheelchair accessible. Accessible and gender neutral washrooms are located on the same floor.
ASL interpretation will be provided.

For additional access information contact Jin

Tuesday March 11, 2014- UNITED WE SAVE: A Visual Story of Diasporic Mobilizing Photography Exhibit March 10th- May 9th 2014

Opening reception- March 11th 2014 6-8 pm Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work

UNITED WE SAVE photo exhibit visually documents four months (September -December) of Toronto based diasporic mobilizing in solidarity with the Roșia Montană global campaign. Roșia Montană is Romania’s oldest mining settlement (thought out to have 1882 years) covering an area of 550 km2 within the Transylvanian mountains of Apuseni. Despite its remote location, Roșia Montană gained much public momentum within the last several months, due to local and global uprisings fighting against an open pit gold mining project pursued by the Canadian corporation Gabriel Resources Ltd.(GBU).

Tuesday, March 11, 6:45-8:45 p.m.-Canada and Global Climate Crisis
Community Centre 55, 97 Main Street Guest speaker: Stephen Leahy
International environmental journalist specializing on climate change

Canada has been chosen six times as the most uncooperative country in world climate change negotiations. How did the government earn this dubious award? How can our country play a constructive role in meeting the challenge of escalating climate change?

Organized by East End Against Line 9, a neighbourhood committee questioning the Line 9 tar sands pipeline project, which endangers both Toronto residents and our global climate.

Also: Report on the federal regulator’s decision on the Line 9 pipeline and discussion of next steps. – Facebook:

March 13-24 2014- Challenging Ableism: Creating A Culture of Accessibility- SBA, Equity Studies Students' Union and Disability Studies at UofT will be hosting various events for our annual Accessibility Awareness Month. Below are a list of events we will be doing. Mark off your calendars and register. More details will be coming soon.

Event Dates and Names
Navigating Ableist Spaces: Stories of Resistance
Thursday March 13th
Location: OISE Room. 2295 (252 Bloor Street)
Time: 5:30pm-8:00pm
Panel speakers:
Kayla Carter, Lee Maracle, and Quinto Zazoue

Night of Art and Expression: Creating Disability Differently
Friday March 14th
Location: New College Lounge (45 Wilcocks)
Time: 5:00pm
To display your work please register below

Cooking Discussion Group on Mental Health
Wednesday March 19th
Location: CWTP (563 Spadina Ave, North Borden Building)
Time: 12pm-3pm

Learning Disabilities Workshop with Integra
Tuesday March 24th
Location: Hart House Room North Dining Hall (7 Hart House Circle)
Time: 11:30am-1pm


All events will have ASL, Live Captioning, and Care Attendants

Please email or call 416-967-7322 for more information or accommodation need

March 15, 2014- 9:30am-4pm-Indigenous Language Teaching Practices in the Urban Context The Centre for Aboriginal Initiative’s Indigenous Language Initiative invites you to attend *Indigenous Language Teaching Practices in the Urban Context: Challenges and Achievements*, an Honouring Ceremony and community gathering for past, present, and future Indigenous language teachers, and interested language learners and community members in Toronto and GTA.

The gathering will be held at the University of Toronto’s Multi-Faith Centre; Main Activity Hall, Room 208, 569 Spadina Ave from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., with registration, tea, coffee, and snacks at 9:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided, as well as give-away and honour song for the Indigenous language teachers and learning community.

All welcome and the gathering is free of charge. For more information please contact Connor Pion at An itinerary will be available soon on the Aboriginal Studies website!

Kihci miikwec kaye kikawaapaminaawaa wiipac.


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