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Province hiring hydro welfare team in North Bay

The province is establishing a team in North Bay that will be dedicated to enrolling social assistance recipients across Ontario in a program to help lower their electricity costs.

August 18, 2017

Rogers to expand low-cost Internet to social housing tenants

Low-cost Internet for public housing tenants in Toronto is expanding to subsidized social housing tenants.

August 11, 2016

Older workers want 'fairness' - Sudbury union

The union wants the government to amend the WSI Act, which states a worker is entitled to loss of earnings because of an injury until the day on which the worker reaches 65 years of age.

March 23, 2016

Sudbury workshops to look at end-of-life issues

Workshops on March 12 & 13 will have information on healthcare consent and advance care planning. The first one is for the public and the second is for professionals in the healthcare and legal sectors.

March 12, 2013

Ten-year battle lands pair disability benefits

Two lawyers, who at the time were with the Sudbury Community Legal Clinic, have won a 10-year-old case in which they argued that two men suffering from alcoholism should get disability benefits, rather than welfare payments.

September 20, 2010

Sexuality a complicated issue for seniors

Judith Wahl, a senior lawyer at the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly, recently spoke on the topic of "Sexuality in Later Life: Legal Views and Professional Issues."

March 08, 2010