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Ontario privacy watchdog criticizes secrecy about facilities that provide assisted dying

Ontario’s privacy commissioner is calling on the provincial government to make information identifying publicly funded facilities that provide medically assisted...

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77-year-old seeks court declaration to allow her medically-assisted death

A 77-year-old GTA woman in "intolerable suffering" from incurable osteoarthritis wants medical assistance to die but can't find a doctor willing to do it.

The only issue is...

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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...

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When marijuana is legal, can I grow it (and smoke it) in my condo?

The Canadian federal government plans to introduce legislation to legalize the use of marijuana for recreational purposes and the growing of small quantities of plants for personal use. While this legislation will remove the...

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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. 

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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.

Recent...

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June 15 & 16: Harm Reduction 101

This is a free workshop with topics including Housing, Indigenous People and HR, Stigma, STIs, Overdose prevention, Working with Lived Experience.

Read more and register: June 15...

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Ontario doctor's suit claims pattern of fraud at workplace safety board

An Ontario doctor is suing the province's workplace insurance plan and her employer, claiming both conspired to try to force her to change her medical opinion about a worker injured on the job in order to save money on the...

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Calling all community workers!

CLEO is part of a research team seeking input on the role of community workers in helping people with legal problems. As part of the research, the team is conducting a short survey. We are especially interested in hearing from front-line staff and...

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Bill to ensure Ontario workers can take at least 10 sick days a year without a doctor’s note

Sick notes for the boss could soon be a thing of the past in Ontario.

Employers will be banned from asking staff for a doctor's note if they take 10 or fewer days a year...

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