Maryth Yachnin, a lawyer with the Industrial Accident Victims Group (IAVGO) in Toronto, calls many of the WSIB decisions "unjustified and completely unfair" to workers.
Canadian police dismiss 1 in 5 cases as unfounded, one result of which is that many women choose not to report sexual assaults to police out of fear they will not be taken seriously.
The committee specifically recommended that Statistics Canada resume collecting national numbers on unfounded cases of sexual offences, which it stopped collecting in 2006.
When: Monday and Tuesday, April 3 & 4, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Where: Regent Park Community Centre, Banquet Room, 402 Shuter Street, Toronto
Information: Toronto Health Connection @ 416-338-7600
This is a free, two-day workshop on topics such as why women use substances, harm reduction in a VAW shelter setting, and connecting substance use & trauma.
In the Reasonable Doubt column, Waterloo Region Community Legal Services' Rachael Lake says filing your taxes is the single greatest annual opportunity to boost your income.
The 45 recommendations focused on campus sexual assault, harassment in public, cyberviolence, and better treatment by the justice system of those reporting gender-based violence and sexual assault.
Indigenous laws are often depicted in traditional narratives, language, song, and dances. They're not the same as Aboriginal laws, which pertain to treaty rights and enforcement.
MPP Peter Tabuns will introduce a bill to close a loophole that exempts landlords who own units in buildings constructed after 1991 from rent-control guidelines.
Justice Alex Pazaratz says the Ontario legal aid system is wasting taxpayer dollars.