June 2018

On Wednesday, June 27, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Canadian Bar Association, Toronto, the CRRF is partnering with the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL) to host an event at the Ontario Bar Association, to recognize and celebration the upcoming 30 year-anniversaries of the Canadian Multiculturalism Act and the Japanese Canadian Redress Agreement.

From June 25-27 in Toronto, an interdisciplinary conference, The Church and Migration: Global (In)Difference? will take place at the University of Toronto. 

For more information, contact dominican.toronto@gmail.com. For directions and registration, visit the Dominican Institute of Toronto's conference page.

On Saturday, June 30, join this One Day Mindfulness Retreat facilitated by Theodore Tsaousidis. 

You're invited to an inspirational evening of music featuring world-renowned pianist Marvin Goldstein and singer/songwriter Vanessa Joy.

Date: June 24

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Ferrand Dr. (Don Mills & Eglinton), Toronto

On June 21, 2018 from 5-7 p.m., at David Pecaut Square, 215 King St W, Toronto, ON, join us in providing opportunities for education, clean water and nutrition for girls in the Thar Desert of India by participating in an outdoor yoga class. All proceeds from the event will go towards the beneficiaries. A minimum $10 donation is recommended.

On Sunday, June 16, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., you are invited to a Peace & Harmony Concert.

Theme: Diverse Cultures, One Community

Location: Pickering High School

180 Church Street N, Ajax, ON L1T 2W7

On Thursday, June 14, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., you are invited to Heart & Mind Wisdom with Mandaza Kandemwa.  This is a fundraiser and talk by Mandaza Kandemwa, featuring uplifting live music with Amadou Kienou, Gary Diggins, Darren Hall & Larry Nusbaum.

The Christian-Jewish Dialogue of Toronto presents The Rescue, a live film-concerto. This is the story of Jose Arturo Castellanos, the Latin American Wallenberg.

It is a documentary short film by Alvaro and Boris Castellanos, with special live musical soundtrack performance by the Castellanos Ensemble.

On June 21, 2018, mark National Indigenous People's Day with A Visit to Akwesasne.

The program will include an overview on Indigenous culture and history, followed by a traditional lunch and then a social with songs, stories and dance – possibly an outdoor component, depending on the weather.

Location: Native North American Travelling College, 1 Ronathahonni Lane, Akwesasne, ON K6H 5R7