2013

Wraparound advertisements on TTC shelters a threat to safety

 


2012

September
Submission to the Early Learning Division, Ministry of Education, Consultation on Modernizing Child Care in Ontario
Submission to the Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario
Five tests for the review of social assistance in Ontario

 


2011

September
Submission to the Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario

April
Submission to Citizenship and Immigration Canada regarding proposed "Conditional Permanent Residence" for sponsored spouses


2010

July
G20 Summit in Toronto: An open letter to Prime Minister Harper 

April
YWCA Toronto Submission to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security on Bill C-391, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Firearms Act (repeal of long-gun registry)

March
YWCA Toronto Submission to the Standing Committee on Social Policy regarding Bill 242: Full Day Learning Statute Law Amendment Act, 2010 

January
YWCA Toronto Pre-budget submission to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs


2009

December
YWCA Toronto Ontario’s Long-Term Affordable Housing Strategy Consultation

June
Policy Paper: YWCA Canada ABORTION IN CANADA: Legal but not accessible

May
Policy Paper: YWCA Toronto Bill 133


2008

January  
Deputation: YWCA Toronto's declaration in response to City of Toronto's user-fee based 'improving access to recreation: everybody gets to play' proposal.


2007

January
Brief to Ministry of Finance re women's resource funding 
Brief to Senate Commitee on children's human rights 
Letter to House of Commons re. Status of Women Canada


2005

November
Media release: Women’s Advocates Speak Out on Sexual Violence in our High Schools  
Media release No Religious Arbitration Coalition Optimistic about
Government’s Family Statute Law Amendment Act, 2005

September
Media release: YWCA Toronto Applauds Premier’s Difficult Leadership Decision 
Media Release: No Religious Arbitration Coalition Congratulates Dalton McGuinty 
An open letter to Premier Dalton McGuinty from the No Religious Arbitration Coalition   
Media Release: YWCA Toronto Applauds Premier’s Difficult Leadership Decision 
Media Release: No Religious Arbitration Coalition Congratulates Dalton McGuinty 
An open letter to Premier Dalton McGuinty from The No Religious Arbitration Coalition

March
Response letter from Attorney General Michael Bryant, Minister Responsible for Native Affairs / Minister Responsible for Democratic Renewal

February
YWCA Toronto letter to the Chair of the Police Services Board re. police chief
Position Paper: YWCA Toronto takes a public position in support of same sex marriage
Open Letter: YWCA Canada 2nd largest provider of childcare pushes for regulated system
Media Release: YWCA Toronto supports same sex marriage Bill C-38

January
Media Release: YWCA Toronto Welcomes the Auditor General’s Follow-Up Review of the investigation of Sexual Assaults


2004

December
YWCA Toronto's response to Marion Boyd's report on Sharia Law 
Article: Sharia Law: The state should not give its blessing to Muslim courts 
Media Release: YWCA Toronto Takes a Stand on Sharia Law 
YWCA Toronto's position paper on Religious Arbitration  
Letter from Hon. Jean Augustine 
YWCA Toronto's letter to the Director of Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing/Minstry of Public Infractructure Renewal  

June
Article: Should Ontario allow Sharia law? YWCA speaks out about Sharia law

May
Open letter to Stephen Harper

April
Letter from: Office of the Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier re. domestic violence action plan for Ontario 
Letter from Ministry of Finance Office of the Minister

January
Position Paper: Building strong communities


2003

March
Letter re. Bill C10 / Canada Gun Registry


2002

November
Letter from: Attorney General Minister Responsible for Native Affairs Ontario re. $21.4 million in new initiatives 
Letter from the Minister Responsible for Women's Issues

September 
Letter response to the announcement of $21.4 million from Ministers Diane Cunningham and David Young

March
Letter re.Women Murdered on Child Custody Visits 
Letter from Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing re. affordable rental housing program
Letter from Ministry of Community and Social Services re. childcare

February
Submission to the Standing Committee, Finance and Economic Affairs re. Coroner's Inquests   
Submission to the Standing Committee on Citizenship & Immigration re. Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.


2001

December
Letter to Hon. Chris Hodgson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing 
Letter re. City of Toronto's Proposed Shelter By-Law

November
Letter to Hon. John Baird, Minister of Community and Social Services


1999

October
YWCA Advocacy & Communications Director consultant to the original Auditor's Report