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The Law Foundation of Ontario invites nonprofit organizations to apply for a Connecting rural regions grant

The Law Foundation of Ontario invites nonprofit organizations to apply for a Connecting rural regions grant.

The purpose of the Connecting rural regions granting is to support a group of legal and community organizations to work together to...

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Almost half of TDSB students expelled over last 5 years are black, report says

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) is looking at ways to better serve suspended and expelled students after a new board report said 307 students were expelled from Toronto public schools between 2011-12 and 2015-16, and a disproportionate...

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Toronto school principal under investigation for compiling list of black students

The Toronto District School Board is investigating complaints that the principal at one of its high schools engaged in racial profiling by compiling a list of black students and sharing it with teachers to examine opportunity and achievement gaps....

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Programs aimed at helping black students facing disciplinary issues can wipe slates clean

Ceyrina Craig didn't want to believe her son's school treated him differently because he was black, but the evidence was mounting. In Grade 1, his teacher complained about how he'd disrupt class by calling out answers. In Grade 4, after a white kid...

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New research explores the role of community workers who help people with legal problems

News from the Law Foundation of Ontario: Ontarians are being connected to legal information and help through settlement workers, parks and recreation staff, counsellors, nurses, and librarians. What these people have in common is...

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PLE Learning Exchange's top tip for this week: Does your information have a date?

From PLE Learning Exchange's Guidelines for Better Legal Information: Users need to know the date the information was last reviewed by a qualified legal expert ("legal currency date") to help them assess whether...

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May 22 & 23: Racial Justice Forum: Lead the Change

Information from Colour of Poverty - Colour of Change: For the past ten years Colour of Poverty - Colour of Change has been engaged in a broad range of racial justice change-making education and advocacy efforts and activities around...

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June 13: PLE Community of Practice conference call

Please join the PLE Community of Practice at noon on June 13, to hear from the ...

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May 11: Information and Privacy Commissioner special event, Hamilton

From an Information and Privacy Commissioner announcement: The Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) will host a special event in Hamilton on Friday, May 11, 2018, as part of the IPC's Reaching Out to Ontario program....

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May 4: New research: Many Ontario schools failing students who have an intellectual disability

A media advisory from ARCH Disability Law Centre: Many students who have an intellectual disability continue to face academic and social barriers in Ontario's public school system, as well as instances of exclusion, conflicts with...

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