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Woman's deadly cannabis allergy highlights complexity of condo living

A condominium corporation in Mississauga, Ont., is puzzling over how it can accommodate the conflicting medical needs of some residents as marijuana legalization looms.

In April, the condo board of Applewood Place tried to pass a...

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How our libraries can help the homeless

From a Toronto Star column: When we think of places where homeless people hang out during the day, our thoughts likely turn to park benches and downtown sidewalks.

But the reality is that our public libraries, especially those...

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'Stuck at the back row': Western student wonders why renovated classroom doesn't have a ramp

Fourth-year film student Jeremy Grace was excited to get back to class for his fall semester at Western. 

His enthusiasm was more than the usual September high that comes with a return to school after a summer away. 

Grace was...

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Abuse of people with disabilities

This booklet is for people with disabilities. It explains abuse and violence. It also offers tips on what you can do if you are being abused. It covers the following topics:

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Abuse of people with disabilities

This booklet is for people with disabilities. It explains abuse and violence. It also offers tips on what...

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OW and ODSP Rates and the OCB 2018 / Les taux d'OT, du POSPH et de la POE 2018

Ontario Works (OW) and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) rates are being increased on July 31, 2018. The Income Security Advocacy Centre has created created a rates sheet to let people on social assistance, and people who work with them,...

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Helping people with mental health disabilities access ODSP: An expert report on the complexity of mental health treatment in Ontario

People with mental health disabilities face particular barriers in accessing Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) benefits. A new report by a group of medical experts from University of Toronto's Collaborative Mental Health Care Working Group...

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How the Ontario Disability Support Program makes falling in love a challenging proposition

When Tim and Natalie Rose first moved in together, they had no idea that doing so would cause them to lose their income and leave them thousands of dollars in debt.

But that can be the reality for many couples when one or both partners receive...

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New and Revised CLEO Publications - August 21, 2018

CLEO RESOURCES AVAILABLE

CLEO is pleased to announce the following new or updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge. For a complete list of our publications, please visit ...

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Harm reduction group to open unsanctioned overdose prevention site in Parkdale

A grassroots group of drug users, healthcare workers and activists say they will open an unsanctioned overdose prevention site in Toronto's Parkdale neighbourhood, just weeks after the province announced it would "...

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