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New and Upcoming Webinars for Teachers

See our most recent webinars and stay tuned for announcements on upcoming ones!

Workshops and Webinars

An Overview of Refugee Protection in Canada

In this webinar, you will learn about what distinguishes a refugee from an immigrant, how one claims refugee protection, who can sponsor refugees to come to Canada as well as the guiding legal frameworks for this area of law, the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and Regulations. The presentation will also explore Canada’s evolving response to recent humanitarian crises including the Syrian conflict, the Taliban take-over in Afghanistan, and the conflict in Ukraine.

Labour Law and Workers’ Rights

This webinar explores the legal landscape of employment law and labour law in Canada. It provides an overview of key differences between each of these areas of law, including the respective legal systems available to unionized and non-unionized employees. It also examines rights to collectively bargain and strike, with reference to leading case law and jurisprudence. This webinar provides foundational knowledge of labour law with which to better understand current political events involving workers’ collective action.

Pride and Protest: A Celebration or Fight for Rights?

In celebration of National Coming Out Day, (October 11th), this webinar explores human rights and advocacy issues that are currently facing 2SLGBTQ+ communities in Canada. It examines the heightened levels of homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia, interpersonal and structural racism, intimate-partner violence, and other forms of violence facing queer, trans and non-binary communities. It also looks at how aspects of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, particularly those that guarantee our fundamental freedoms, often come into conflict when addressing human rights issues in Canada.

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