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Celebrate International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
On May 17, please join us as we celebrate International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. This day provides an opportunity to make a powerful statement to demand improvement for the quality of life for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people around the world. Use this day to raise awareness of homophobic issues that are negatively impacting on people’s lives and showcase stories where a positive change has been achieved.
The following report summarizes the activities of the Atlantic Executive Council from September 2009 to January 2010.
In early February, Sister Gisèle Pageau provided training to all Atlantic Region CEP representatives on the new CEP Anti-Harassment Policy. The Executive Council is planning on offering similar training to all Locals by June 2010.
The Steward course was given in St. John (NB) in March. Fifteen to twenty Local activists were expected to take this course.
Fraser Papers, Edmundston
On April 17 we celebrate Equality Day, when the equality protections of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms came into force on April 17, 1985 (More)