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Voting Fact Sheets

This series was produced by Social Planning Network of Ontario, and Social Planning Toronto along with a number of other agencies to assist voters in the next federal election. The fact sheets cover 13 different topics and you can download the individual pages or a collected document with a complete set. We hope to have the sheets translated into Ojibway, Cree and Mohawk, soon.... see more

Translator Contract(s)  Voting Fact Sheets

As a partner in the Aboriginal Civic Literacy Initiative with Social Planning Toronto,  we will be looking for translators to create Ojibway, Cree and Mohawk versions of the information sheets. If you  are a qualified translator and interested in applying, please send a letter of interest and a copy of your credentials/resume to info@tassc.ca

Water Walk

TASSC was honored to take part in welcoming the scared walker walkers who have been traveling and praying for the various Great Lakes.

Josephine Madamin and Grandmothers at today’s SACRED WATER WALK from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Aboriginal Pavilion at Fort York to include a Community Potluck Feast & Ceremony.

The sacred water walker have continued on to Madeline Island Wisconsin. For more information and  to track their journey visit www.waterwalkersunited.com

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THUNDER WOMAN HEALING LODGE

Toronto Aboriginal Social Services Council, whose staff has a vision. Made up of 10 organizations, the council is building an urban healing lodge in the city of Toronto for federally sentenced indigenous women. In a system that often seems set up for failure, the new program is offering an alternative to the harsh reality that many women face when they are released. The Thunder Woman Healing Lodge incorporates indigenous values and traditions with a focus on education to prepare female former prisoners for life on the outside.

RECONCILING US

On November 12, 2013 the City of Toronto in partnership with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada released a proclamation declaring November 2013 to November 2014 the year of Truth and Reconciliation in the City of Toronto. TASSC conducted three separate engagements in the community at selected member agencies, the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto (NCCT), the Native Men’s Residence (Na-Me-Res) and Toronto Council Fire... see more

TARP REPORT

The Toronto Aboriginal Research Project (TARP) Report is the largest and most comprehensive study of Aboriginal people in Toronto ever conducted. With a sample of over 1,400 individuals, 14 topics studied and seven methodologies utilized, the TARP Report provides an important picture of the current situation, aspirations, and challenges facing Aboriginal people in the Greater Toronto Area.

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