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Join us for the Ottawa launch of the OHRC’s new Policy on preventing discrimination because of gender identity and gender expression

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The Ontario Human Rights Commission,
Family Services Ottawa,
Rainbow Service Providers Network
and City of Ottawa

Invite you to learn about the OHRC’s new

Policy on preventing discrimination because of gender identity and gender expression

Date: Thursday, October 23, 2014

Time: 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Place: McNabb Recreation Centre
180 Percy Street
Ottawa, ON  K1R 6E5

People who are transgender, or who have diverse genders, come from all walks of life. Yet, trans people are one of the most disadvantaged groups in society. They routinely experience prejudice, discrimination, harassment, hatred and even violence. The OHRC’s new policy promotes understanding and awareness about people of diverse genders and their rights.

Join us to learn about how to prevent and deal with discrimination based on gender identity and gender expression.

This policy can help:

trans people, organizations and advocates
housing providers
service providers
unions and other vocational associations.


To attend, please register online at by October 17, 2014. To respond by telephone, call Alicia Carr at 416-314-4526.
The event will have sign language interpretation and real-time captioning.  
Additional Human Rights Code-related accommodations such as materials in an electronic format will be available upon request.

Please distribute this invitation to anyone who may be interested.