Steps to Justice has new information about finding legal help

Steps to Justice now has information about finding, working with, and complaining about a lawyer or paralegal

Posted:
October 30, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Helpline for Indigenous women expands service throughout Ontario

The service is available in 13 Indigenous languages through translation. 

Posted:
October 19, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Ford government disbands Liberals' expert panel to end violence against women

The roundtable was established in 2015, as a way for experts to provide strategic advice to the province on emerging issues related to violence against women.

Posted:
October 18, 2018
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

October 25: Community Information Session in Thunder Bay

When: Thursday, October 25, 2018, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Where: Italian Cultural Centre (Trade Room), 132 Algoma St. S., Thunder Bay

The Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre invites you to a FREE community information session on The Office of the Children's Lawyer (OCL).

Posted:
October 15, 2018
Article source:
Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre

October 10: Elder Law Information

When: Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Runnymede Public Library, 2178 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON

Lawyers who have expertise dealing with the unique legal issues and needs of older adults will discuss a variety of topics, including elder abuse, at this OBA presentation.

Posted:
October 02, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

She was convicted of feeding her son cocaine. No one told her the hair tests were flawed

Despite efforts to identify and review criminal cases involving Motherisk's hair tests, Joyce's conviction was missed, raising questions about the government's internal review.

Posted:
September 14, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Liberals move to give survivors of domestic violence paid leave

The proposed benefit will allow employees in federally regulated workplaces time off to leave their abusive partners.

Posted:
August 20, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Pet care for people in crisis

Thanks to Jill McNall, HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO), for assembling this information about pet care for people in crisis.

Posted:
July 16, 2018
Article source:
HALCO - HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario

Agency for women experiencing abuse, addictions opens fourth location in Thunder Bay, Ont.

A local healing agency that supports families and women experiencing abuse is celebrating the opening of their fourth location in Thunder Bay, Ont., on Thursday.

Posted:
July 13, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

SafePet program helps keep pets safe while victims of abuse seek help

Many shelters offering support to victims of domestic abuse do not allow pets, so the SafePet program arranges foster homes for these pets while victims receive support they need.

Posted:
July 09, 2018
Article source:
CTV News