Marco Mendicino at Hope

Funding for human trafficking prevention initiative for youth announced

eAwaz Canada News

Mississauga – Human trafficking is a heinous crime that disproportionately affects women and girls. Indigenous people, migrants and immigrants and 2SLGBTQI+ individuals are often at greater risk. The Government of Canada is committed to ending human trafficking in all its forms and that starts with raising awareness. While visiting Mississauga, Ontario, the Minister of Public Safety, Marco Mendicino, met with …

Michael Tibollo

Expanding Substance Abuse Program for Youth

eAwaz Local News

Protecting our Progress by Increasing Access to Culturally Appropriate Mental Health and Addictions Services Across the Province SCARBOROUGH — The Ontario government is investing $2.9 million to enhance and expand the Substance Abuse Program for African and Caribbean Canadian Youth (SAPACCY) at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and seven new satellite locations across Ontario, as part of …