On June 1 and 2, over 50 representatives of 30 organizations gathered in Ottawa for a series of conversations about Canadian civil society and global movements for human rights for LGBTI people. The second day also included presentations and discussions with representatives of Global Affairs Canada and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, and a key note address from Parliamentary Secretary for International Development, Karina Gould, MP. Download a PDF copy of the summary Report on Dignity National Roundtable Initiative.

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MAY 15, 2015 DAILY XTRA!, Owen Sheppard // Panelists (L-R) Doug Kerr, Maurice Tomlinson, Vijaya Chikermane, Michelle Emson and Adepapo Fabunmi spoke to attendees at the Dignity Initiative’s launch discussion on May 14.


Canada’s Role in LGBTI 
Human Rights Globally: A Reception & Discussion for International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia
The Dignity Initiative hosts a reception and interactive discussion on how Canadians are becoming more involved in supporting human rights for LGBTI people around the world. This reception is co-hosted by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network & The Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at the University of Toronto.

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