Ontario police watchdog to host public meeting in Thunder Bay, Ont., Monday

OIPRD is investigating allegations of systemic racism in Thunder Bay's police services.

Posted:
September 25, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Getting Legal Help: A Directory of Community Legal Clinics in Ontario

The 2017/18 edition of Getting Legal Help: A Directory of Community Legal Clinics in Ontario is now available.

Posted:
September 25, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Ontario Unified Family Court proposal calls for province-wide expansion by 2025

The Unified Family Court allows all family law issues, whether under provincial or federal legislation, to be dealt with in one court, rather than to the Ontario Court of Justice or the Superior Court of Justice.

Posted:
September 25, 2017
Article source:
The Lawyer's Daily

Police, legal, and justice services must be communication accessible

Communication Disabilities Access Canada (CDAC) has published Communication Intermediaries: Access to Justice for Ontarians with Communication Disabilities

Posted:
September 25, 2017
Article source:
Communication Disabilities Access Canada (CDAC)

Ombudsman to investigate Toronto's heating bylaw after landlords turn off AC amid rising temperatures

Opler has called for all residential landlords in the city to immediately turn off the heat in their buildings until the current heat wave is over.

Posted:
September 25, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Hamilton politicians approve 'ground-breaking' poverty reduction spending

Hamilton will spend $50 million to repair affordable housing at CityHousing Hamilton, building new affordable residential units, and addressing Indigenous poverty needs over the next decade.

Posted:
September 22, 2017
Article source:
Hamilton Spectator

Ontario to cover HIV prevention pill under public health plan

The once-daily pill contains 2 anti-HIV drugs that reduce the risk of sexual transmission of the virus.

Posted:
September 22, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Mobile Health Van concept will soon service vulnerable people of Guelph, says Sanguen

Vulnerable people may not always be able to make appointments or go on waiting lists, so they will soon be able to receive heath services from the Mobile Health Van in Guelph.

Posted:
September 22, 2017
Article source:
Guelph Today

OW and ODSP Rates and the OCB 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC) has prepared information on Ontario Works (OW), Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), and Ontario Child Benefit (OCB) rates.

Posted:
September 22, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

Woman with Down syndrome files human rights complaint over officers' comments

The officers were recorded describing the woman as "disfigured" and a "half-person" during a traffic stop.

Posted:
September 21, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)