Ontario unveils blueprint to reform troubled group and foster care

A long-awaited blueprint to reform Ontario's troubled group home and foster-care system vows to boost quality, increase oversight and ensure children and youth have a voice in helping to plan their care...


ISAC's Media & Policy News: 7 July 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Top stories include: 

It's time to tear down the "welfare wall" for persons with...


Supporting community workers to help people with legal problems

Information from the Law Foundation of Ontario (LFO): WELCOME. The purpose of this survey is to obtain input about the role of community workers in helping people with legal problems. The data will be used to inform a research project...


School disciplinary hearings: Know your rights

This is information Legal Aid Ontario has developed to help you understand what your school can suspend or expel you for and what you can do if it happens to you. Topics covered are:

  • What can I be suspended or expelled for?
  • What...

Closing the Gap Team

Closing the Employment Standards Enforcement Gap: Improving Protections for People in Precarious Jobs is a collaborative research initiative of 16 cross-sectoral partner organizations including researchers from seven Ontario universities. Funded by...


July 11-13: Presentations on Steps to Justice in Ottawa

Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) has launched Steps to Justice, a new interactive website that gives reliable, step-by-step information on common legal problems in family, social assistance, housing, employment, and other areas of law. CLEO is...


Adult literacy gets $185 million funding boost from province

Some 80,000 more adult learners will be able to hit the books — upgrading their literacy, math and computer skills — with a $185 million boost from the Ontario government.



June 28: Family Mediation in the Context of Violence

The Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre would like to invite you to an upcoming community information session:

Family Mediation in the Context of Violence: What women should know before agreeing to mediation

Know your rights. Know your...


June 20: Training on legal information, Sault Ste. Marie

Information from Sault Ste. Marie United Way: Please join us for a lunch n' learn. Lunch will be provided by the Volunteer Resource Group. It will be held at Sault College, room M1230. 


Steps to Justice: Empowering people to understand and take action to deal with their legal problems

Are you experiencing partner abuse or know someone who is? Are you worried that you are being treated unfairly at work? Are you getting separated or divorced?  These are some of the issues that people in Ontario face every day.


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