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Law society discovers 'systemic weaknesses' in protecting Indigenous people from unscrupulous lawyers
A recent case involving a lawyer from Kenora "exposed serious systemic issues" in the law society's regulatory and hearing process when to comes to dealing with Indigenous complainants.
More than a decade after starting work for the City of Toronto, working contract after contract without benefits or sick days, Muir suffered a mental breakdown and a miscarriage in the same week.
Indigenous women without proof of a medical need to have someone escort them have long been forced to have their children alone and far from from their land, language, and heritage.
Even with some tenants facing big rent hikes, the Ontario government has rejected the NDP's move for immediate action.
Dozens of judges appointed to Canada's superior courts last fall and this spring are attending classes this week in Quebec, to which CBC News was granted rare, limited access.
The NDP asked the Ontario Legislature to speed through the rent-control bill to prevent excessive rent hikes.
The email falsely claims that refugees earn more each year than Canadian seniors living on pension income.
Supt. Fenton believes he was unfairly convicted and hopes to be found not guilty on all counts since his conduct was backed by his superiors in the police service, his lawyer said.
The service will allow patients to reach out for help directly and bypass health-care providers who object to assisted suicide on conscience grounds.
Some suggestions: call for advice before signing a lease, keep records of every complaint to landlords, figure out your own escape route from your building.
A Western University student, one of thousands required to complete an unpaid internship before finishing their studies this year, worries that her 4-month internship will mean not paying the rent.
The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission has launched a free, online training program aimed at preventing racial profiling.
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.
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.
The pastor at the First Baptist Church in Wallaceburg, Ont., spoke with As It Happens host Carol Off about the desperate measures people are taking in his community to try to cover their costs.
The Ontario housing minister vows that the province will soon unveil new "rental controls" to address the skyrocketing cost to lease a home in and around Toronto.
Advanced practice nurses and nurse anesthetists have been told they no longer qualify for professional visas.
NDP MPP Peter Tabuns said his bill will call for rent control to be extended to units that came on the market after 1991 - they are currently not covered by rent control.
Correctional investigator Ivan Zinger released new figures today showing the number of admissions to segregation dropped in 2015-16, a trend that has continued into this year.