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  • Over the past five months, the Alliance Against Modern Slavery (AAMS) has held province-wide meetings with NGOs, law enforcement, service providers, government officials, concerned citizens, faith-based communities, teachers and researchers. The result of these meetings has been the identification of an existing gap: there remains an acute lack of data on the number of victims currently affected...
    Feb 01, 2012 - 12:32 am
  • 2011-2012
    As the Alliance Against Modern Slavery (AAMS) bids farewell to a stellar year, we are absolutely delighted to welcome 2012 with an exciting glimpse ahead. The past year has been characterized by growth and development, education and awareness, and partnership and community. Reflecting on the highlights and notable strides that marked 2011, we’ve put together a snapshot of AAMS’ top 10...
    Jan 18, 2012 - 5:40 pm
  • Happy Holidays From AAMS
    We are pleased to announce the first issue of our new quarterly AAMS newsletter, keeping you up to date on modern slavery news, AAMS initiatives and anti-slavery work in Canada and abroad.
    Dec 27, 2011 - 1:55 pm
  • AMI - Accessible Media Inc
    Modern Slavery in Canada and the World, A Powerful Documentary on Contact It has been called the “dark underbelly of globalization”. It’s real and it’s happening around the world and in Canada.
    Dec 10, 2011 - 2:28 am
  • BLOG
    We are delighted to announce the launch of our official blog! Our blog features up-to-date anti-slavery news, book, movie and other media reviews, interviews featuring various experts in the field, activists, survivors, artists, journalists, academics, students, and much more!
    Dec 02, 2011 - 1:40 am
  • Never Forget November
    Our Team has been hard at work since our Second Annual Conference and Concert on October 15th. Please click here to see the Full Programme We hope you can join us in translating "Never Again" into action this November!
    Dec 01, 2011 - 7:32 pm
  • Ontario Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force
    On October 15, 2011, hundreds of Ontarians attending the Alliance Against Modern Slavery’s 2nd Annual Conference will support the Coalition for an Ontario Ant-Human Trafficking Task Force’s steering committee, and call upon our federal, provincial and municipal governments to step up the fight against human trafficking in Ontario.
    Oct 09, 2011 - 12:00 am
  • AAMS Co-Founders Jeffrey Gunn And Karlee Sapoznik With Ms. Augustine And Mr. Ali
    It is with pleasure that we announce that Jean Augustine, PC, CM, BA, M.Ed., LLD (Hon) will give opening remarks and officially launch our second annual conference on October 15th. Ms. Augustine was appointed as the first Fairness Commissioner for Ontario in March 2007.
    Sep 18, 2011 - 5:42 pm
  • Kate Todd
    We are pleased to announce that well known actress, singer song writer and human rights advocate Kate Todd will be our official spokesperson on October 15th. She will speak and perform alongside Janelle Belgrave, Jeff Gunn, Kaesun and Brian Roman during the benefit concert immediately following the conference.
    Sep 18, 2011 - 5:41 pm
  • AAMS receives charity status
    August 23rd: We are thrilled to announce that we have received official charity status! Many thanks to those who have assisted and supported us in this process. As of today, we can issue tax deductible receipts and apply for grants to help us research, educate and aid in partnership in order to end contemporary slavery in our local and global communities. We look forward to working with you in...
    Sep 18, 2011 - 5:40 pm