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November 8th 2015


June 2024

Green Space Festival 2024: Accessibility

Neighbourhood Information: Green Space Festival 2024

May 2024

The 519 Pride Events Calendar 2024

April 2024

MEDIA ADVISORY: The 519 joins Rainbow Week of Action to march for LGBTQ+ refugee rights

November 2023

TDoR 2023: Statement from 2Spirit, trans, and non-binary youth / Déclaration des jeunes bispirituels, trans et non-binaires

September 2023

The 519 Board of Management Candidates 2023/24

July 2023

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2023

Call for Nominations – The 519 Annual General Meeting 2023

May 2023

[Media Advisory] The 519 Presents 'Enough is Enough!' a panel discussion addressing anti-2SLGBTQ+ hate

Pride 2023 at The 519: Upcoming Programs and Events

Green Space Festival 2023: Neighbourhood Information

[Media Advisory] Toronto’s queer and trans communities to protest against anti-2SLGBTQ+ hate on International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBT)

March 2023

Trans Day of Visibility: How can we commit to being visible allies?

[Press Release] The 519 to Honour Esteemed Author John Irving with Ally Award

International Women's Day 2023: Women, Life, Freedom

February 2023

Re: Sentencing of Colin Harnack in murder of Julie Berman

December 2022

The Trial of Julie Berman

In Solidarity with Ontario's Drag Performers

November 2022

City of Toronto, The 519, and Homes First Society announce Toronto’s first dedicated shelter for 2SLGBTQ+ adults

In Solidarity; A Community Vigil Honouring Colorado Victims and Survivors 

In Solidarity with Club Q

Public Statement on Trans Day of Remembrance (TDoR) 2022

September 2022

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Status For All: Letter to PM Justin Trudeau and Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Sean Fraser

The 519 Board of Management Candidates 2022/23

Changes Coming for Access to OHIP-Funded Gender Affirming Surgery

The 519 Education and Training Facilitator, Susan Gapka commenting on the impact of the Ministry's announcement.

On November 6th 2015, The Minister of Health and Long-Term Care announced an intention to expand access to referrals for gender affirming surgery for trans people in Ontario. The government is proposing to allow all qualified health care providers across the province to refer patients for surgery.

For the next 45 days, community members are being invited to provide comments on the proposed amendments to Regulation 552 of the Health Insurance Act.

To comment on the proposal, or for more information, visit the Ministry website.

Rainbow Health Ontario have provided the following guidance if you are currently on the CAMH Waitlist: 

'We advise that you do NOT take yourself off the CAMH waitlist.  As more information becomes available, we advise you to talk to your family doctor about the changes and ask to make a plan for when they come into effect.'

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