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City of Toronto to launch Indigenous People in Toronto: An Introduction for Newcomers


Tomorrow, the City of Toronto, in partnership with OCASI – Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants and Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services will launch Indigenous People in Toronto: A Guide for Newcomers, a resource that introduces newcomers to Indigenous communities.

Date: Thursday, July 27

Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Location: David Pecaut Square, 215 King St. W.

The event includes:

  • Remarks from Indigenous Elders, City staff and leaders from the newcomer and refugee serving sectors
  • Cultural performances from Lena Recollet, Borelson and Indigenous youth singers Wynona Maracle and Ariyha Syvret
  • A marketplace featuring Indigenous and newcomer food and craft vendors

All are welcome to attend this free event.

This guide was created in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action #93 – Newcomers to Canada .

The Toronto Newcomer Strategy is available on Toronto’s Newcomer Office website.

Toronto is home to more than three million people whose diversity and experiences make this great city Canada’s leading economic engine and one of the world’s most diverse and livable cities. As the fourth largest city in North America, Toronto is a global leader in technology, finance, film, music, culture and innovation and climate action, and consistently places at the top of international rankings due to investments championed by its government, residents and businesses. For more information visit the City’s website or follow us on Twitter , Instagram or Facebook .

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