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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.

Posted:
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.

Posted:
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.

Posted:
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.

Posted:
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.

Posted:
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."

Posted:
March 08, 2010