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SALCO is open but we are not accepting walk-ins at this time. SALCO will see clients in person by appointment only. We continue to provide legal advice, brief services, and legal representation to respond to new and existing clients. However, to ensure the health and safety of SALCO staff, clients, and others, until further notice, we ask that you please contact us at (416) 487-6371 for legal support and all other inquiries. We will connect with you to provide support over the phone, virtually, or in person by appointment on a case by case basis.

News and Events

  1. SALCO is the proud recipient of the South Asian Bar Association of North America’s Public Achievement Award and Foundation Grant in 2016
  2. SALCO recently release an updated Forced Marriage Toolkit with new legal information, policy recommendations, and case management tips
  3. Minister for Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Canada announces that the Conditional Permanent Residence program will be cancelled shortly
  4. SALCO is optimistic about the creation of Ontario’s Anti-Racism Directorate
  5. No! To Criminalization of Forced Marriages: A Statement.

News & Events

"...a feminist budget must also be anti-racist, or else the government would end up privileging a certain segment of the population while leaving groups that already experience pre-existing structural inequities in worse shape."

Check out this Op-Ed piece written by our Executive Director, Shalini Konanur, the Executive Director of the Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic, Avvy Gao, and the Director of the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants, Debbie Douglas.

SALCO 2020 AGM Annual Report

October 17 is recognized by the United Nations as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Colour of Poverty – Colour of Change (COP-COC) calls on all levels of Government in Canada to mark this day by committing to meaningfully address the interrelated issues of racism and poverty in Canada.

Free Webinar on South Asian dis-proportionally affected by COVID-19 - Oct 22, 2020 at 6pm-8pm. Registration link in the attached flyer.


Statement on Ontario Provincial Police decision to not lay charges in the death of Soleiman Faqiri

SALCO: Seeking Directors for SALCO’s Volunteer Board of Directors.


In Solidarity, the South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario.
BlackLivesMatter SouthAsians4BlackLives

The impact of Covid-19 on South Asians in Canada

Right to Housing - Open letter to Prime Minister Trudeau

Right to Housing- French

Joint Press Release from COPC and U of T

Refugee advocates urge Ontario to stay at the table

The Doc Project on CBC Radio One- Forced Marriage in Canada

Last Tweets

Health community members - sign & share our open letter! Every voice in support of permanent #healthcare4all and #statusforall counts.… #onpoli #cdnpoli #sdoh

About 5 days ago from SALCO's Twitter via Twitter for iPhone