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Urban Worker Skillshare + Party: Toronto

  • Story Arts Centre 951 Carlaw Avenue East York, ON, M4K 3M1 Canada (map)

Calling all freelancers, contract workers and solopreneurs!

Join 150 other urban workers to share best practices and to learn from one another. You will connect with experts to get your most burning questions answered, share your hard earned lessons and build community. Together we’ll skill up while we envision how to make work and life more secure in this new economy

We’ve teamed up with Centennial College and other incredible partner organizations in the freelance, labour, and arts & culture communities. We'll have lawyers, accountants and other experts on hand to lead sessions and consult one-on-one on topics like taxes, setting rates, writing contracts, branding, invoicing, getting paid on time, and what to do when that doesn’t happen.

We'll also talk about the big picture issues we're facing - like access to benefits, income security and childcare and what we can do to make change.

Participants will leave with a resources tooll kit that includes contract templates, resources useful to freelancers and swag from our partners.

After #AllTheWork, we party.

We are proud to be able to offer on site child care for the duration of the daytime event. Please email info(at) if you require child care and indicate so in the registration form.

The earlier we have this information the better so we can make arrangements with our care providers.

The true cost of our event is $100 per person but accesibility is our top priority so we are offering a sliding scale: $20, $50 or Pay What You Can.

If you love what we're up to and can afford investing in the movement for secure livelihhods in the new economy, we appreciate you making a donation through the Pay What You Can ticket.

If you are interested in volunteering at this event, please email Stephanie Nakitsas at

Volunteers will receive a free ticket to the after party and are invited to stay for the whole Skillshare.

Follow us on Facebook @urbanworkerca for announcements of our amazing speakers and guests.

Thank you to our incredible partners who we couldn’t do this without:

Presenting Partners
Centennial College Story Arts Centre FreshBooks UFCW Canada

Supporting Partners

Community Partners
Toronto Tool Library

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