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  • 201414Jun
    A total of 551 cases of human trafficking involving Ontario as a source, transit or destination point were reported to the Alliance Against Modern Slavery's Research Team for the period between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2013. “The findings in this report reveal that the province of Ontario urgently needs to invest in system changes, revise its child welfare legislation, fund shelters, develop a province-wide action plan, and a provincial task force to take a proactive approach...
    Jun 14, 2014 (All day) - Jun 14, 2015 (All day)
  • 201513Jun
    REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for our 5th Annual Conference Symposium on Contemporary Slavery, focused on Moving from Theory to Practice. REGISTER ONLINE (CLICK HERE) Speakers for the event include the following: -Marjorie Gann (Co-Author of Women Against Slavery) -Senior Constable Ron Bercovici (Windsor Police) -Professor Martin Klein and Ardo Dia (Mauritania Crisis) -Michele Anderson (Covenant House) -Rachel Browne (Vice News)
    Jun 13, 2015 - 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • 201516Jun
    Lakehead University Orillia and the Alliance Against Modern Slavery invite you to attend SUMMER INSTITUTE ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING Lakehead University Orillia 500 University Avenue, Orillia, Ontario, Canada L3V 0B9 16-18 June 2015 https://conferences.lakeheadu.ca/sioht/
    Jun 16, 2015 (All day) - Jun 18, 2015 (All day)

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  • Come see speakers like Michele Anderson, who has more than 20 years' experience working at Covenant House with young victims of human trafficking and sexual exploitation. As Covenant House Human Trafficking Specialist, Michele is responsible for the case management of victims of domestic and international sex trafficking. This includes identification, interventions, ongoing counselling and...
    May 25, 2015 - 3:32 pm
  • MACLEAN'S Magazine and CBC are among those who covered the release of the Alliance Against Modern Slavery's Research Report on the Incidence of Human Trafficking in Ontario: http://www.macleans.ca/news/canada/report-on-human-trafficking-just-tip-... http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/toronto-a-hub-for-human-traffickin...
    Jun 16, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • Dr. Natalya Timoshkina is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work, Lakehead University-Orillia. Her main research interests include human trafficking, sex work, gender issues, internationalism, and organizational studies. She is a co-author of several empirical studies on human trafficking, and has presented and consulted extensively on the subject.
    Jun 02, 2014 - 12:04 pm
  • Reduce the guilt of snacking and visit ChocoSol's booth at the AAMS conference! Their flagship product, artisan chocolate, is made right here in Toronto using organic, forest garden, shade-grown cacao, sourced directly from Indigenous communities in the Lacondon Jungle of Chiapas and the Oaxacan mountains of Southern Mexico. (Also dairy, gluten, soy, and nut free + vegan!) Their other...
    May 19, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Judie Oron is a Canadian/Israeli journalist, speaker and award-winning author. Her novel, Cry of the Giraffe, is based on the true story of her Ethiopian Jewish daughter Wuditu's years in slavery. Her articles have appeared in the Jerusalem Post, The Jerusalem Report, Australia 's Christian Woman and Christian Daily, Lifestyles Magazine, Canadian Jewish News,Weekly Press Pakistan , and...
    May 03, 2014 - 3:44 pm