Newsletter Archives — June 2013

What’s New for June 2013

June 21st is National Aboriginal Day!

In 1996, the Governor General of Canada officially declared June 21st to be National Aboriginal Day. Every year on this day Canadians come together to celebrate and learn more about Aboriginal peoples, their history and diverse cultures and the important contributions they have made to Canada. Read more about National Aboriginal Day here…


June 14th, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, UTSG: Law School Information Session for Aboriginal Learners. This program will offer Aboriginal learners a chance to learn about the law school admission process, gain insight on how to finance their education, and obtain an overview of legal education. Details here.

June 17th, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm, UTSG: Fire and Ice in the Era of Obama and Harper: The Surprising Trajectory of Social Values Among Americans and Canadians.  Details here.

June 20th, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm, UTSG: U of T’s Pride Pub. As Toronto prepares for the celebration that takes over the city every summer, Pride Week, Hart House welcomes everyone to join them for U of T’s Pride Pub. Details here.

June 21st, 5:30 am, Off Campus: The City of Toronto and the Toronto Aboriginal City Celebration Committee are hosting a Sunrise Ceremony and Flag Raising to celebrate National Aboriginal Day. Details here.

June 25th – 27th, UTSG: The World Pride Human Rights Conference 2014: an exciting gathering of activists, artists, educators, journalists, policymakers, students and others engaged in LGBTTIQQ2SA human rights around the world. Details here.

June 27th, 11:00 am, UTSG: Garden Teaching: in celebration of National Aboriginal Day join elder Jan Longboat for a teaching in the Native Students’ Association garden. Details here.

June 29th, 10:00 am, Off Campus: Join the University of Toronto team in the annual Pride & Remembrance Run. This year the Run will raise money for the Canadian Lesbian & Gay Archives, Planned Parenthood Toronto and The Pride and Remembrance Foundation. Details here.

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