This free, day-long forum’s purpose is to raise public awareness and educate community members about the issue of human trafficking and its footprint in Niagara.
The Keynote Speaker is The Honourable Rob Nicholson, MP Niagara Falls, former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and current Justice Critic.
Join this forum for stories from local survivors, a screening of the animated short, “I am Little Red,” by 50 Eggs Films, a presentation from the YWCA on the Niagara Region Human Trafficking Emergency Response Protocol, a law enforcement panel discussion, presentations on Financial Industry tracking progress from Project Protect and break-out sessions for/on parents, youth, the hospitality sector and a labour trafficking case study.
A lunch is provided for those attending, so further information about advance registration for a head count will follow.
Partial Presenters List:
Survivors, Niagara Regional Police, YWCA Niagara, Meeting Professionals Against HT, Project Protect, OPP, RCMP, Toronto Police Service
Who Should Attend?
youth, educators, students, faith groups, parents, financial services, hospitality sector, community & social service agencies, taxi drivers, law enforcement, businesses, everyone who cares
This forum is hosted by Project Protect & Silver Spire United Church.
Niagara Connects is pleased to invite you to save the date to attend the 5th annual Canadian Open Data Summit (CODS), which will be held in Niagara Falls! The Summit is THE annual event bringing together open data leaders from across Canada, to share best practices and local experiences, learn from top international experts, and grow the community strategically and collaboratively.
Annually, the Canadian Open Data Summit draws a diverse range of individuals from:
- Private Sector
- Technology/Startup Community (including Civic Tech)
GREATER THAN THE SUM – A CELEBRATION OF COLLABORATION
2018 SUMMIT STREAMS INCLUDE:
- Easing Collaboration: Standards, Precedents, Mutuality
- Effective Collaboration: Impactful, Fruitful, Authentic
- Excellent Collaboration: Innovating, Trend-Setting, Thought-Provoking
Registration and event information coming soon!