Upcoming Events

  • Round Table on the Issues of Racism and Discrimination: A Québec - Ontario Dialogue:

Financed by the SQRC and organized by CEPI, Concordia University, Centre on Governance, and the University of Ottawa.

This round table will initiate and propose a discussion comparing the ways that community groups and governments in Quebec and Ontario have addressed issues of racism, multiple forms of discrimination; particularly in relation to class, race, gender, immigration status, language, accents, and many more characteristics. This conversation will also allow us to better understand how the two provinces are engaged in the fight against racism and discrimination.

Confirmed participants include:

Québec - Émilie Nicolas, Québec inclusif, Paul Eid, Depa. of Sociology, UQAM, Fo Niemi, executive direction of Centre de recherche-action sur les relations raciales;

Ontario - Léonie Tchatat, PDG ,La Passerelle-I.D.É. et membre de la Commission ontarienne des droits de la personne, Mohammed Ben Jemaa et Olfa Labassi, Traits d’union (Ottawa-Gatineau), Debbie Douglas, Executive Director of OCASI (Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants)

Date: Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Time: 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Location: University of Ottawa, Desmarais Building, Room 4101

This event is open to the public and is free. Reception will follow the round table. RSVP required ( For more information, please refer to the official poster for Round Table on the Issues of Racism and Discrimination: A Québec - Ontario Dialogue.

  • A Workshop on the Government of Canada’s InfoBase Tool

The Center on Governance and the School of Political Studies of the Faculty of Social Sciences are jointly organizing a workshop on the Government of Canada's InfoBase tool. The workshop will be facilitated by representatives of the Treasury Board Secretariat. This workshop aims at exploring the potential of this tool for university research and education.

Date: Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
Time: 11:30 - 13:00
Location: University of Ottawa, Faculty of Social Sciences, Room FSS 4006.

The workshop will be delivered in French followed by a bilingual question period.

This event is for teachers, researchers, senior fellows as well as students. A light snack will be served.

Spaces are limited, Please register online:

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