Helpline for Indigenous women expands service throughout Ontario

The service is available in 13 Indigenous languages through translation. 

Posted:
October 19, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

ID Replacement Clinics in Ottawa

When: Dates in November 2018, February and March 2019

Where: YMCA, 180 Argyle Ave., Ottawa K2P 1B7

The clinics are coordinated and staffed by Pro Bono Students Canada (PBSC), supervised by lawyers from Borden Ladner Gervais, and held at the YMCA (180 Argyle). 

Posted:
October 19, 2018
Article source:
Connecting Ottawa/Connexion Ottawa

10 things that are still illegal after pot legalization

Despite being allowed to use or even grow marijuana, Canadians can still be charged if they're caught breaking a number of important laws accompanying legalization.

Posted:
October 19, 2018
Article source:
CTV News

How One Researcher Is Blocking the Road from Hospital to Homelessness

In this interview, Cheryl Forchuk discusses her work and the many, often invisible, connections between health care and homelessness.

Posted:
October 18, 2018
Article source:
The Tyee

Ford government disbands Liberals' expert panel to end violence against women

The roundtable was established in 2015, as a way for experts to provide strategic advice to the province on emerging issues related to violence against women.

Posted:
October 18, 2018
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Law to stop bad-faith evictions not working, lawyers and tenants say

Robyn Lemire had to move into a basement apartment after she was evicted from her Corktown condo because her landlord said he wanted the unit.

Posted:
October 18, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

November 23: Free workshop for legal clinic and community caseworkers

When: Friday, 23 November 2018, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET

Where: Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1N1

This year's topics include legalization of cannabis, refugee determination myths & facts, Social Assistance updates, and what’s new in Ford Nation.

Posted:
October 18, 2018
Article source:
Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (CSALC)

Justice for Children and Youth has information for youth about cannabis laws

Justice for Children and Youth has prepared information and a graphic directed at young people. 

Posted:
October 17, 2018
Article source:
Justice for Children and Youth

October 22-26: Social Justice Week at Ryerson

The 8th Social Justice Week at Ryerson University highlights the efforts of grassroots organizations and community members currently involved in social justice activism. 

Posted:
October 17, 2018
Article source:
Ryerson University

October 24: Police Surveillance and Civil Liberties

When: Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Where: Ryerson University, Room 230, Rogers Communication Centre, 80 Gould Street, Toronto, Ontario

The growing number of police technologies may serve legitimate police purposes but raise serious questions about civil liberties and privacy. 

Posted:
October 17, 2018
Article source:
Centre for Free Expression