The Institute for Change Leaders is brought to you by Ryerson University
and the generous support from USW, UNIFOR, CUPE and Birchhill Equity.
Jul 7, 2019
Rayne Fisher-Quann, founder of March For Our Education and a celebrated organizer behind the largest student protest in Canadian history, led a workshop for activists and organizers this June in Toronto.
Jun 13, 2019
Olivia Chow speaks with CBC's The House to talk about grassroots training for people who want to run for office
May 28, 2019
Check Out the Top Photos from Canroots East 2019
May 13, 2019
Ilona Duverge, Key Organizer for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Headlines Toronto Conference of Progressive Organizers
Apr 1, 2019
"We still have a lot more work to do, but with the excellent training provided by the Institute, we feel confident that we can continue to motivate elected officials to create housing, transit, and a city for all."
Jan 17, 2019
The Institute for Change Leaders celebrated our second year and thousands empowered with community-organizing skills.
Dec 5, 2018
How did the nonprofit advocacy group Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) win Canada’s first ‘press shield’ law for the protection of journalistic sources?
Why are the early childhood educators in Peterborough, Waterloo, Ottawa, Thunder Bay, Durham and Toronto organizing in local teams to press for decent work and affordable child care? What motivates them to continue even after their dream of universal child care recently was dashed ?
Oct 24, 2018
On October 4, 2017 Parliament unanimously passed Bill S-231, Canada’s first ‘press shield’ law for the protection of journalistic sources. Coming amid a series of serious press freedom violations in Canada, the bill’s passage was a rare bright spot in a generally gloomy time for the rights of journalists.
Jan 9, 2018
Thank you for making our First Anniversary a huge success!
“I remember the first time I told my story. I cried in front of a room full of people and felt embarrassed. But then I realized, if I didn’t tell my story – someone else would do it for me. And it won’t be the story you want them to tell. And that’s why I hope you get involved with the Institute for Change Leaders. Because now, more than ever, we need more movement leaders. We need more change leaders.” ~ Christopher Torres