Health care workers


Foreign caregivers want major reforms to improve conditions, streamline residency

A national coalition of advocacy groups wants major reforms to Canada's foreign caregiver program in hopes of improving working conditions and offering a more reliable path to permanent residency. 

A new ...


Citizenship waivers: Medical opinions

This section of the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website has information about the processing of waivers and the use of Request for Medical Opinion forms. 


Supervised injection sites face new roadblocks in Toronto with provincial guidelines

Life-saving overdose prevention sites risk being shut down amid an ongoing opioid crisis after Premier Doug Ford's government introduced new rules that front line workers say create unnecessary barriers.

The Ford government launched a...


New services at CLEO? Tell us what you think!

Tell us through a 4 question survey if Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) should start an "Ask CLEO" service.

The Law Foundation of Ontario's recent ...


November 20: Helping people find good legal information and address their legal problems

Information from CLEO: A workshop for front-line and community workers presented by CLEO and Connecting Ottawa. 

Your clients trust you to help them with problems. But how can you help when they face a legal issue?



Ontario to keep funding supervised drug consumption sites, health minister says

Ontario will keep funding supervised drug consumption sites, but their focus will change to help users receive treatment and get rehabilitated, Health Minister Christine Elliott said Monday morning.

Existing sites will also have to...


How One Researcher Is Blocking the Road from Hospital to Homelessness

From an article in The Tyee: Cheryl Forchuk has studied homelessness for almost 20 years. But in the last few years she has focused on breaking the link between a stay in hospital or psychiatric ward and homelessness, a reality...


November 15: Disrepair Despair - CALC Forum 2018, Belleville

Information from the Community Advocacy & Legal Centre: THE CONNECTION BETWEEN HEALTH AND HOUSING

Explore the impact of housing disrepair on health.

Find out...


The ARCH Disability Law Centre newsletter is now available

The October 3 issue of ARCH Alert includes: 

- Updated Human Rights Commission Policy on Accessible Education

- Library Corner

- Accessible Canada Act Passes Second Reading, Now Before HUMA

- Provincial Schools for the...


Countdown to #A2J2018

Ontario's third annual Access to Justice Week begins on Monday, October 22. This year's program features the following programs, online registration opens soon. There will be sessions on these topics:

  • Mental Health – Access and Ethics...

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