Category: Events

Caregivers’ Journeys – Project Launch

On Sunday June 26, 2016, the Migrant Mothers Project will be launching a new study called Caregivers’ Journeys to investigate the impact that recent changes to Canada’s Caregiver Program have on access to permanent residency and family reunification. This study is a collaboration with the Ethno-Cultural Council of Calgary and is supported by a Research […]

Symposium Success!

    On behalf of the Migrant Mothers Project Team, I would like to thank all who took part in the June 5th Symposium on Intersections of Violence Against Women and Precarious Immigration Status. With over 130 people taking part in the panel discussions and workshops there was an incredible exchange of knowledge and commitment to […]

June 5th, National Symposium

On June 5, 2014, the Migrant Mothers Project (MMP) and Woman Abuse Council of Toronto are hosting a National Symposium to address how immigration policy changes are impacting immigrant women’s safety and rights. This full-day event will take place at the University of Toronto, St. George Campus at the George Ignatieff Theatre and Factor-Inwentash Faculty […]

Our Collective Strength – Nov. 7, 2013 Community Event

On November 7th, 2013 the Migrant Mothers Project hosted “Our Collective Strength”, a community event to raise consciousness on the intersections of violence against women, precarious immigration status and human rights. This event was generously sponsored by the Women & Gender Studies Institute Community Knowledge Alliance initiative and took place in the William Doo Auditorium […]

Forums to be held in Windsor and Niagara, Ontario

The MMP team is pleased to announce that plans are underway for two more community forums. There will be a forum in Windsor in April, and a forum in Niagara in May. See the Community Forums section for more information and flyers. We are working simultaneously on planning forums in two more regions in Ontario. […]

A Successful Forum in Kitchener-Waterloo

We successfully hosted the first community forum on responding to changes in immigration policy in Kitchener on February 13, 2013. Twenty-three people attended and generated lively discussion on immigration changes, service provision to immigrants, and challenges and strategies in the KW region. The event was catered by the ROOF Lunchbox program (sandwiches, veggies and fruit) […]

Gearing up for our first community forum

The Migrant Mothers Project has been busy planning our first community forum on responding to changes in immigration policy this month. We’ve been polishing our flyers, calling our partners, and slowly pulling everything together. In the process, we are getting excited about our first long-awaited community forum! Come join us if you are in Kitchener-Waterloo! […]