What to expect when applying for Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)

Many people mistakenly believe that if they can just keep their income below $17,699 that they will get the maximum monthly GIS.

Posted:
February 20, 2018
Article source:
MoneySense

Stealing from mom and dad: Why power-of-attorney abuse is soaring - and so easy to get away with

“One of the fastest growing crimes against seniors is POA abuse,” says De Graaf, who chairs the local chapter of a group called Seniors and Law Enforcement Together chapter.

Posted:
February 20, 2018
Article source:
Macleans Magazine

Supreme Court ruling affirms injured workers' rights on the job

The decision sets a higher standard for measures employers must take to find a suitable role for injured employees after a workplace accident.

Posted:
February 20, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Federal government to fight solitary confinement ruling from B.C. court

A B.C Supreme Court justice found indefinite segregation undermines the safety of inmates, staff, and the public.

Posted:
February 20, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
Posted:
February 20, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Where can I get help with my tax return?

You can get help from a free tax clinic, a community agency, or an accountant.

Posted:
February 16, 2018
Article source:
Settlement.Org

Ontario government puts moratorium on suspending racialized public servants

Discrimination policies are under review after Black employees presented complaints to the minister in charge of the province's anti-racism initiatives.

Posted:
February 16, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

How suspended students are denied due process: Opinion

Given the effects a suspension or expulsion could have on their life, students should have the right to challenge a school's decision. The problem is they can't - on their own.

Posted:
February 16, 2018
Article source:
TVO.org

Ottawa to present plan to end policy that rejects immigrants on medical grounds by April, Hussen says

But the NDP wants quicker action to end the "discriminatory" clause.cbc

Posted:
February 16, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Family of Joey Knapaysweet, man shot and killed after fleeing Timmins police, issues statement

The SIU in Northern Ontario is investigating the deaths of Joey Knapaysweet, who was shot by police, and Agnes Sutherland, who was in custody at the time of her death.

Posted:
February 15, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)