Canadian Democracy & Charter of Rights and Freedoms Workshop - Ottawa, Thursday September 13th, 2018

Engaging in an Inclusive and Equitable Future

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Examine the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms with an immigration lawyer / legal immigration scholar. Discuss democratic values and how various public institutions and laws impact our daily lives as diverse Canadians.


i. broader understanding and appreciation of Canadian democratic values and institutions 

ii. better understanding of rights within the Charter to strengthen your voice in building more equitable participation and treatment within Canadian society 

iii. increased knowledge of electoral and political processes with which to be active and engaged citizens for a better tomorrow

Why participate

  • Interactive learning opportunity with a legal expert
  • A space to share your experience and thoughts relating to the equal participation and treatment of your community in society
  • A chance to voice opinions that will be shared with community agencies and leaders at our Ottawa Conference (March 2019)
  • Leave feeling more equipped to challenge institutions that do not uphold your rights and engage in democracy to create more equal opportunity for future generations
  • Opportunity to provide input into workshop content, so its relevant to you

Location: 240 Catherine St., Ottawa, ON K2P 2G8, Y-Community Room, Suite 207, 2nd Floor
Date: Thursday September 13th, 2018, from 2:00-5:00 p.m

This workshop is organized in partnership with YMCA YWCA.

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2 thoughts on “Workshop: Canadian democracy and Charter of Rights and Freedoms – Ottawa, September 13th, 2018”

  1. Greetings:
    I am from the Iranian community. Unfortunately, I will be teaching at the uOttawa on the said time (2h30pm-4h00pm). Would it be possible to change the time? Perhaps others have the same problem. Please let me know.
    Kind regards,
    Mahmoud Masaeli

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