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Liberal Response-Ontario 2018 Election!

Do you want to know more about what the Liberal Party will do to end gender-based violence in Ontario? They responded to OAITH's questions on what their commitment will be over the next four years.

OAITH presents Two Webinars in March 2018


Wednesday March 7th 11pm to 12noon
Understanding the Impact of Gender Based Violence and Children and Youth

Gender-based violence is a global issue, largely impacting on women and girls – the most frequent victims of gender-based violence. This presentation will look specifically at the issue of exposure to gender-based violence in families on the development of children and youth. Some discussion of how issues of dating violence, homelessness, and human trafficking also come into play when gender itself becomes the risk factor for…

OAITH's Pre-Budget Submission February 9 2018

OAITH submitted key asks for the 2018 Provincial Budget!

Information about Training Hub, Library and Job Board

Information about OAITH's Training Hub, Library and Job Board

Bill 148 Deputation on Paid Domestic and Sexual Violence Leave

OAITH and CREVAWC Call for a Designated Paid DV and SV Leave in the Workplace.  Read Here.  

Rethinking Justice! June 15th in Toronto!

The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network is hosting our 7th annual Symposium on HIV, Law and Human Rights. This year’s event will take a critical look at the unjust criminalization of HIV non-disclosure. Register here:

OAITH Joins Women's Organizations in Support of Bill C16-Trans Women are Women!

Statement in Support of Bill C-16

May 17th 2017

To the attention of the Senate Committee on Bill C-16:

We are writing in support of Bill C-16, an act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code, adding gender identity and gender expression to the list of prohibited grounds of discrimination. We include the Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centers, the Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women, Ontario Association of Interval and Transition Houses, Ryerson University Office of Sexual Violence Support…

OAITH Welcomes the Private Members Bill Tabled by MPP Mike Colle

View Backgrounder for Innocent Persons Insurance Recovery Act, 2017

OAITH Supports the Private Members Bill tabled by MPP Mike Colle

OAITH supports the new Private Members Bill to amend Ontario's Insurance Act, to ensure that innocent victims or co-insureds receive full coverage from their insurance policy should their spouse, partner or family member carry out an intentional or criminal act that leads to the loss or damage of jointly-owned property.

OAITH's quote regarding the Private Member's Bill is the following:

"Ontario Association of Interval & Transition Houses welcomes the Private…

OAITH New Online Features in 2016

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Updated Training Portal and Learning Management System

  • Join a community of 1,500 learners from across Ontario to gain access to online courses, videos and webinars on topics related to gender-based violence
  • Access courses on a wide-range of topics focused on competency-based learning
  • Earn badges of completion as you learn and gain new skills

New Online Library Database

  • Access Resources including documents and videos in one location on a…

The Window Project Wins AToMiC Engagement Award

In December, 2015, OAITH and Yellow Brick House launched “The Window Project,” which portrayed a look at domestic abuse during the holidays in a window display. 

View the AToMiC Awards

View Strategy Magazine Article (PDF)

View Strategy Magazine Online Article