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"If people are sufficiently senile that they can't remember the nature of their crime, what's the point in continuing to punish them for it?": Catherine Latimer, John Howard Society of Canada.
Last month a Federal Court judge said CSIS violated the law by keeping potentially revealing electronic data over a 10-year period about people who were not targets of investigation.
Despite not affecting current rates, many advocates have embraced the planned CPP expansion, including the National Pensioners Federation and the Canadian Labour Congress.
The Ontario government has recently proposed new legislation that would force parents who refuse to have their children vaccinated, due to non-medical reasons, to attend an education session.
Bill 132 was introduced to add sexual violence and harassment prohibitions to various Ontario acts in order increase protections for employees in the workplace among others.
Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic ED Amanda Dale says the traditional legal system is not equipped to deal with domestic violence cases properly.
One of the hurdles is the $45 online application fee that "poses an issue for low income tenants," says Terry Edgar, executive director of Mississauga Community Legal Services.