City of Toronto launches Indigenous People in Toronto: An Introduction for Newcomers

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Indigenous People in Toronto: A Guide for Newcomers’, a resource that introduces newcomers to Indigenous communities has been launched by the City of Toronto in partnership with OCASI – Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants and Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services — at David Pecaut Square, 215 King St. W. at 1:30 p.m. , a news release has said.

Included in this event are 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, and a marketplace featuring Indigenous and newcomer food and craft vendors.

In this free event all are welcome to attend.

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.