2015 TASSC Community Report Card Survey

2015 TASSC Community Report Card, Toronto Aboriginal Community Needs AssessmentTake part in our on-line Toronto Aboriginal community needs assessment survey.

Your opinions in this community assessment questionnaire will help us shape the services that our member organizations offer, so that you, our urban Aboriginal community, will in turn experience a more efficient Aboriginal social service network.


Group Facilitation for Native Youth

This is a YouTube video documentary of the urban indigenous youth train the trainer event.

December 2015, TASSC gathered Urban youth from Thunder Bay, Ontario, and 10 various youth from 5 Aboriginal youth councils in Toronto.

Over the course of three days the youth gained knowledge of Focused Conversations, and Group Facilitation Methods. On the third day the youth demonstrated their new skills by facilitating their own youth engagement session.



Water Walk

TASSC was honored to take part in welcoming the scared walker walkers who have been traveling and praying for the various Great Lakes.

Josephine Madamin and Grandmothers at today’s SACRED WATER WALK from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Aboriginal Pavilion at Fort York to include a Community Potluck Feast & Ceremony.

The sacred water walker have continued on to Madeline Island Wisconsin. For more information and  to track their journey visit www.waterwalkersunited.com


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April 2016 - TASSC  Acknowledgment on Recognition of Métis and Non-Status Rights The Toronto Aboriginal Support Service Council acknowledges the court for ruling in favour of Métis and Non-Status Indian rights in the Supreme Court case “Daniels vs. Canada” (Indian Affairs and Northern Development), 2016 SCC 12 on April 14, 2016.

February 20, 2016:  Comparing Premier Wynne's Mandate Letter to Minister of CYS Response Letter         This is in response to the updates the Minister of Child and Youth Services shares with Premier Wynne

January 3, 2016: A Circle of Care Toolkit for Cultural Awareness in Schools and at Home (Indigenous Language Revitalization is a Bonus!) Here is TASSC's review of the Circle of Caring toolkit created by COPA



The Toronto Aboriginal Research Project (TARP) Report is the largest and most comprehensive study of Aboriginal people in Toronto ever conducted. With a sample of over 1,400 individuals, 14 topics studied and seven methodologies utilized, the TARP Report provides an important picture of the current situation, aspirations, and challenges facing Aboriginal people in the Greater Toronto Area.


On November 12, 2013 the City of Toronto in partnership with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada released a proclamation declaring November 2013 to November 2014 the year of Truth and Reconciliation in the City of Toronto. TASSC conducted three separate engagements in the community at selected member agencies, the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto (NCCT), the Native Men’s Residence (Na-Me-Res) and Toronto Council Fire... see more



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