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  • METRAC MEMO: July 2018

    In this month’s eNewsletter, we reflect on the announcement to roll-back Ontario’s Health and Physical Education curriculum in the upcoming school year, share three new Ontario Women’s Network (OWJN) legal information resources and much more. Click here to read about all of these topics in the July 2018 eNewsletter. Not subscribed to our monthly eNewsletter? […]

  • METRAC MEMO: June 2018

    In this month’s eNewsletter, we reflect on Pride month and Indigenous History month, invite people to learn about our collaborative Due Justice for All project and much more. Click here to read about all of these topics in the June 2018 eNewsletter. Not subscribed to our monthly eNewsletter? Click here to stay tuned to METRAC’s […]

  • METRAC MEMO: Spring 2018 Edition

    In this month’s eNewsletter, find out about METRAC’s new project, TransFormed, which is focused on understanding how domestic violence and intimate partner violence (DV/IPV) is experienced by Trans folk, Gender-Fluid, Two-Spirit and Non-Binary community members across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), within a context that meets safety, trauma-informed and confidentiality needs. Our Community Justice Program […]

  • METRAC MEMO : Early 2018 Edition

    In this month’s eNewsletter, find out 4 ways you can keep up-to-date on what METRAC is doing to end gender-based violence and consider requesting a safety audit for your community. Click here to read about all of these topics in the Early 2018 eNewsletter! Not subscribed to our monthly eNewsletter? Click here to stay tuned […]

  • Statement on the passing of Quebec’s Bill 62, 2017

    STATEMENT ON BILL 62 (“An Act to foster adherence to State religious neutrality and, in particular, to provide a framework for requests for accommodations on religious grounds in certain bodies”) The South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO) and the Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC) are deeply disappointed by the […]

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    Save The Date for METRAC’s 2017 Annual General Meeting

    We are pleased to invite community members to METRAC’s 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on October 30, 2017, from 6pm to 8:30pm, when we report back on our 2016 activities. We will gather at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Cabaret Room (12 Alexander Street, Toronto, ON), located between College and Wellesley subway station. This is […]

  • METRAC MEMO : October 2017

    In this month’s eNewsletter, METRAC shares highlights from our ReAct Summer Mentorship Program and newly updated resources from the Community Justice Program . METRAC is excited to share we have set the date for our Annual General Meeting to be held on October 30, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:30 pm at Buddies in Bad Times […]

  • METRAC MEMO: June 2017

    In this month’s eNewsletter, we reflect on Pride month and the National Indigenous Peoples’ Day, invite people to read out Anti-Racism Act statement and much more. Click here to read the latest METRAC MEMO. Not subscribed to our monthly eNewsletter? Click here to stay tuned to METRAC’s ground-breaking work. If you are subscribed but haven’t […]

  • Statement on the passing of Ontario’s Anti-Racism Act, 2017

    Last week, the government of Ontario passed the Anti-Racism Act, 2017. This piece of legislation creates a legal framework for the Anti-Racism Directorate. The Anti-Racism Directorate was created in February 2016 and is a government agency with the mandate to address and eliminate systemic racism through policy work, research, public education, community collaboration and sustainable […]

  • National Victims and Survivors of Crime Week 2017

    On Wednesday, May 24, more than 80 young people from west and north Toronto attended an event in honour of the National Victims and Survivors of Crime Week, an initiative funded by the Department of Justice Canada. This year’s theme is “Empowering Resilience”, a topic that our event embodied from beginning to end. “Expressionz” showcased […]