Public Security and Perceptions of Identity

Canada’s social and political fabric is being undermined by inflammatory public rhetoric and divisive actions delivered in the name of “public security.” Guests Azeezah Kanji is a legal scholar, activist, and writer based in Toronto. She received her JD from University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law, and LLM specializing in  Islamic Law from the School of […]

Beyond the Headlines: Azeezah Kanji and Desmond Cole

Come and hear 2016 Hart House Hancock Lecturer Azeezah Kanji, together with noted social activist Desmond Cole, as they discuss how Canada’s social and political fabric is being undermined by inflammatory public rhetoric and divisive actions delivered in the name of “public security.” Join the conversation by posting to @ciut895fm before the show. Moderated by […]

Racism, Misogyny and the Indian Act

The Gender and Public Policy Initiative holds public policy rountables each semester on issues of public policy through the lense of gender. Join on November 25 as our panel discusses: “Racism and Misogyny Propagated through Aboriginal Reserve Policy and the Indian Act” The focus of the roundtable will be on the legacy of colonialism and its […]

Transit Town Hall with TTC CEO Andy Byford

Event Description The Arts and Science Students’ Union and the Urban Studies program at the University of Toronto invite you to a town hall on transit with TTC CEO Andy Byford on November 19th at Innis Town Hall.  The event will be moderated by Professor Matti Siemiatycki.  Come out and pose your questions to the […]

Election 42: Postmortem Panel Discussion

Event Date October 23, 2015 12:00 – 1:30 pm Location Room CG-160, Canadiana Building, 14 Queen’s Park Cres. W. Most pundits, pollsters, and political junkies agree: 19 October’s federal election is perhaps one of the most exciting electoral contests that Canada’s ever seen. Can Stephen Harper and the Conservative Party maintain control of the House […]

Samara Canada’s Election Day Party!

Looking for a non-partisan space to watch the election results? Look no further. Samara will be hosting a not-to-be-missed election party—with beer sponsor Amsterdam Brewery—for passionate non-partisan politicos and journalists. As space will be limited, RSVPs are encouraged. If your RSVP changes between now and October 19th, please let us know. We hope to see […]

Interns, Connect! A Forum on Upsetting Unpaid Work

Centre for Social Innovation Annex: The Garage 720 Bathurst St Toronto, Ontario M5S 2R4 Canada Thursday, 24 September 2015 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT) Interns, Connect! A Forum on Upsetting Unpaid Work Moderated by Sara Mojtehedzadeh, Toronto Star Celebrating the publication of Interrogating Internships: Unpaid Work, Creative Industries, and Higher Education, a special issue of tripleC. *Photo […]

Young, Canadian and Muslim: Making our Ballots Count!

A Federal Election Debate on Multiculturalism and the Muslim Community On October 19th, 2015, Canadians across the country will take to the polls to vote 338 representatives into federal office. Canadian Muslims, members of a growing and diverse group in this country, will be doing so as well. However, despite the fact that Muslim communities […]

Sept 14/15: Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity Paper Release: Working Paper 22 Launch

Event Details Business Economics | Organizational Behaviour & HR Management | Working Papers | Speaker Series Date: Monday September 14, 2015 | 08:00 AM – 09:30 AM Speaker(s): Jamison Steeve, Executive Director, Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity and Executive Director, Martin Prosperity Institute Topic: Infrastructure investment in Canada and Ontario Venue: MBA Classroom 1065 (Ground […]