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Taking it Local – Northwest: A municipal update on human rights

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The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) and
the City of Thunder Bay invite you to join us at:

Taking it Local – Northwest
A municipal update on human rights

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Italian Cultural Centre
132 S. Algoma Street
Thunder Bay, Ontario

This free one-day training event features:

Morning plenary:
Panel discussion of organizational responsibilities under the
Ontario Human Rights Code to uphold human rights for Aboriginal Peoples

Afternoon plenary:
Discussion of the Ontario Human Rights Code and the
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

Workshops on:
Anti-racism and anti-discrimination for municipalities
Housing and human rights
Disability and accommodation
Preventing sexual and gender-based harassment

Other benefits:
Learn more about what the OHRC is doing to make communities more welcoming and inclusive for everyone
Network and share your ideas about advancing human rights in your community
Luncheon and refreshments provided


You can register by replying to this e-mail ( or calling Alicia Carr at 416-314-4526.
If you need an accommodation based on a Code ground to attend, let us know when you respond.

Please respond by Tuesday September 10, 2013.

Please distribute this invitation to anyone who would be interested in this event.
But respond early – spaces are limited.