Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or questioning (LGBTQ+) newcomers are an integral, though often invisible, part of immigrant, refugee and LGBTQ+ communities. Experiencing marginalization from within cultural communities and mainstream LGBTQ+ communities often leaves individuals feeling that there are few options for obtaining services.

Creating Positive Spaces for LGBTQIA+ Newcomers Level 2

The course is intended for managers and service providers to more effectively serve LGBTQIA+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual) immigrants, refugees, and newcomers. This three (3) week training is supplementary to Creating Positive Spaces for LGBTQIA+ Newcomers Level 1. It provides tactical & practical tools to address LGBTQIA+ newcomer issues and reviews organizational change strategies.

Government of Canada supports initiative to address workplace sexual harassment and improve access to justice in Canada

March 3, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Canada

Creating and maintaining workplaces where everyone – no matter their gender identity or expression – can be safe, respected and able to focus on their work is a priority for the Government of Canada.
The Minister of Justice announced the Government of Canada’s support to Botler AI for the Pan-Canadian Triage System for Sexual Harassment, Misconduct & Violence.