• New Rules on Carding

    Read the new Citizen Empowerment Project report about community perspectives on Ontario's proposed new rules for carding

  • #JaneAndFinchVotes

    A non-partisan civic engagement initiative working with youth, newcomers, and low income families in the Greater Toronto Area

  • Our Motivation

    Learn more about the motivation behind the Citizen Empowerment Project and a new documentary film, WES

  • Future of Canada's Oil Sands

    Giving young professionals an opportunity to explore what role, if any, the oil and gas industry should play in the future of Canada's economy

  • Policing Literacy Initiative

    A grassroots education and advocacy group focused on building trust and collaboration between police and disadvantaged communities

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    Our Motivation

    By: Jamil Jivani, founder of the Citizen Empowerment Project  Pictured: Wes Hall This past weekend I attended the 2016 Toronto Black Film Festival to see a screening of a new documentary, WES. This documentary is about one of Canada's great modern success stories: Wes Hall, founder and CEO of Kingsdale Shareholder Services.  
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    Getting the vote out in Humber River-Black Creek

      Jamil Jivani has been canvassing in the riding of Humber River-Black-Creek since the election campaign began. He's not supporting any particular candidate. Instead, he's reminding people to go the polls. ​The Brampton native told Metro Morning on Monday that he was drawn to that community because it has one of the lowest voter turnout rates of any riding in the GTA.  The visiting professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, started a voter engagement campaign, #JaneAndFinchVotes that he hoped will change voter turnout for elections to come....   Continue reading at CBC.ca   Photo Credit: CBC.ca
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