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Funding loss cripples local agencies serving poor

Municipalities need to recognize that decisions that curtail the ability of community agencies to provide their services must include input from those affected, says this blogger.

Posted:
January 21, 2013

Analysis shows Ontario's poor under fire despite political spin

This blog post looks at all the ways the poor have been hit this year, from social assistance cuts to low availability of affordable housing.

Posted:
August 28, 2012

Poverty law as threatened as the poor by Ontario austerity measures

In the third of a three-part series, Deborah O'Connor of Northumberland Community Legal Centre, Cobourg, looks at Legal Aid Ontario's discussion paper of May 2012 and its implications for the legal clinic system.

Posted:
June 20, 2012

Prescription for legal clinics from Legal Aid Ontario

In the second of a three-part series, Deborah O'Connor of Northumberland Community Legal Centre, Cobourg, looks at Legal Aid Ontario's discussion paper of May 2012 and its implications for the legal clinic system.

Posted:
June 12, 2012