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February 2017
Free

Refugees – Have they been warmly welcomed?

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Madison Avenue Pub,
14 Madison Avenue Toronto,
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It’s been just over a year now since Canada fulfilled its commitment to take in 25,000 refugees from Syria.  More have been coming since thanks to generous Canadians who have put in the time, effort, and money for private sponsorships.

Now that they have been here a year, the federal support is running out.  How are they doing? Are they struggling or flourishing?  It isn’t enough that we simply bring people here, how have the support networks done to give these new Canadians the best chance …

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March 2017
Free

The Realities of Farming in Ontario

March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
St. Lawrence Market Complex,
93 Front Street Eat Toronto, Ontario M5E 1C3 Canada
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Living in the city, it’s easy to feel detached from the people who grow our food. We’re separated by distance and lifestyle but our lives are intertwined. We need farmers to grow food, and our purchases and votes affect their businesses and lives.

Why Should I Care? and the St. Lawrence Market are teaming up for a special event about the realities of farming in Ontario. We’ll talk about agriculture and free trade policy, sustainability, farm taxes, organics and pesticide regulation. Come learn the farmer’s perspective …

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