LASSA is announcing the first of its events/workshops to be taking place in Montreal, as part of the year long “Fostering Differences to Promulgate the Strength and Durability of Canadian Diversity” project. Information about other events and the wider project is available at www.fosterindiversity.ca
Workshop: Examining the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and Democratic Institutions – Engaging in an Inclusive and Equitable Future
When: Thursday November 22nd, 2018
Where: 1028-9310 Blvd St-Laurent, Montreal
When: 5:00pm – 8:30pm
Who: Any newcomers, immigrants, or first and second generation Canadians (and others with an interest in building more equitable and inclusive communities) who wish to engage in discussion with a lawyer and gain a better understanding of your rights and freedoms and constitutional law in Canada (in English)
What: Examine the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms with lawyer, Martine Cétoute. Discuss democratic values and develop a more in-depth understanding of your rights and freedoms through interactive engagement with relevant current events from a Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms perspective. Develop a stronger sense of how public institutions and laws impact our daily lives as diverse Canadians. Leave better equipped with the knowledge to have a voice in building equitable participation and treatment within Canadian society.
If you are interested in attending please communicate with firstname.lastname@example.org or call (514) 683-3925 as WIBCA is organizing a group representing on behalf of the Black Community.