News from ARCH Disability Law Centre
ARCH Disability Law Centre provides information, summary advice and referral service, brief services, and representation in certain cases for people with disabilities and for lawyers and other legal professionals who represent them. ARCH also provides public legal education and continuing legal education, undertakes law reform, and conducts test case litigation.More information
April 28, 2017 is the new deadline to ask for money from the settlement of the Schedule 1 lawsuit.
ARCH has information about how to participate in the Invisible Disabilities Project. The survey deadline is January 15, but there are also webinars for Youth, Veterans, Seniors, and one in French.
When: Friday, December 2, 2016. Book signing 1:30 – 2:30 p.m, Room 303. Presentation, 3 – 5 p.m., Room 310
Where: Metro Hall, 55 John Street (at King Street West), Toronto
ARCH Disability Law Centre invites you to celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, featuring a discussion and book launch.
Topics in this issue of ARCH Disability Law Centre's ARCH Alert include Right to Inclusive Education, update on Forcillo appeal, and Court of Appeal rulings in Nova Scotia and Ontario.
The French version of the webinar "Can your client make a claim for compensation under the Schedule 1 Class Action Settlement?" is now available.
ARCH is offering clinic days with one-on-one appointments for Schedule 1 Class Action Settlement claimants in a variety of locations. You can call ARCH to make an appointment for help with your claim.
Topics in his issue of ARCH Alert include class action claims period, update on medical assistance in dying legislation, changes to ODSP's medical review process, and safe injection sites.
Register for an upcoming webinar: Can your client make a claim for compensation under the Schedule 1 Class Action Settlement?
When: July 13, 2016 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Court has approved the settlement in Clegg v. Ontario, the Schedule 1 class action lawsuit. You may be able to get money from the settlement if you send in a claim form by February 28, 2017.
Yesterday, the Liberal Government announced their amendments to the Customer Service Standard under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. These amendments did not improve accessibility for persons with disabilities – it weakened them.
When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016, Panel Discussions: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m., Reception: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W., Toronto - Please enter through east-side doors facing Nathan Phillips Square
ARCH Disability Law Centre and the Law Society of Upper Canada present an event about community inclusion and full citizenship of persons labelled with intellectual disabilities.
A settlement has been reached in this lawsuit. On April 25 at 10 a.m., the Court will decide if the settlement is fair and reasonable.
Information about class action lawsuit for people who lived at Schedule 1 facilities or institutions in Ontario
If you lived in any of the places listed, check the dates beside the name of the place where you lived. If you lived there between those dates, then you may be part of the lawsuit.
This issue of ARCH Alert celebrates the International Day of Persons with Disabilities and includes stories by claimants of the recently settled class actions against three provincial institutions.
When: Tuesday Sept. 29, 2015, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Where: Ryerson University's Student Learning Centre, 341 Yonge St. (at Gould St.), Toronto
RSVP: by Friday Sept. 25, 2015, to Melanie Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org 416-599-2458 ext. 222 or http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/federal-election-forum-on-accessibility-and-disability-tickets-18572224022
CILT (Centre for Independent Living in Toronto) and community partners invite you to question federal party candidates about their positions on issues affecting people with disabilities.
Topics covered in this issue of ARCH Alert include review of AODA, a health justice initiative, complaint mechanisms in Ontario health care and education, and the Ontario budget.
ARCH Disability Law Centre and The Law Society of Upper Canada are hosting an event on June 4th, for Access Awareness: The Carter decision on physician-assisted suicide: where do people with disabilities go from here?
ARCH Disability Law Centre and The Law Society of Upper Canada are hosting an event on June 4th, for Access Awareness: “The Carter decision on physician-assisted suicide: where do people with disabilities go from here?”
May 14: How Characteristics of Workers' Compensation Systems Affect Doctors: A Comparative Study of Québec and Ontario
When: Thursday, May 14, 2015, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Where: Charbonnel Lounge, University of St. Michael's College in the University of Toronto, 81 St. Mary Street, Toronto
The Bancroft Institute for Studies on Workers' Compensation and Work Injury invites you to the Policy and Research Discussion Series # 4 - Spring 2015.
When: Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Where: St. Michael's Hospital, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, 38 Shuter Street (at Victoria Street)
To RSVP or to request other accommodation: Annie Lok at email@example.com 416-864-6060 ext. 77504
ARCH Disability Law Centre invites you to the official launch of a project to deliver legal services to patients of the St. Michael's Family Health Team.
Topics in this issue include November 30 deadline for Huronia, Rideau, and Southwestern Claims, Specialty Clinic Co-location Project, and Elections Canada Agrees to Ensure Greater Access to Polling Sites.