CJPR - Chronique juridique - L'édition Été 2018 // Summer 2018 Newsletter

Topics in this issue of the Clinique juridique populaire de Prescott et Russell newsletter include (in French only) Ontario's new standard lease, door-to-door sales, payday loans.

Posted:
July 12, 2018
Article source:
Clinique juridique populaire de Prescott et Russell Inc.

Confronting Anti-Black Racism - Become a part of the Anti-Black Racism Partnership & Accountability Circle

The last day to submit an application is July 27. The City's Confronting Anti-Black Racism unit (CABR) is responsible for rolling out the Toronto Action Plan to Confront Anti-Black Racism.

Posted:
July 12, 2018
Article source:
City of Toronto

Canada: Accept Recommendations from UN Review on Immigration Detention

In a news release, human rights groups are urging Canada to legislate against indefinite immigration detention and end child detention.

Posted:
July 06, 2018
Article source:
South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario

Engaged at 14: 'I was worried about science class. And now I'm getting married?'

The CBC's The Doc Project features a documentary about arranged marriage and an interview with SALCO's Aruna Boodram about forced marriage.

Posted:
July 06, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

New ruling on freedom of speech will help protect against hate

In an opinion piece, the author discusses a recent ruling about free speech in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

Posted:
July 04, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Steps to Justice now has information on making a claim at the HRTO

CLEO has added new legal information to Steps to Justice: How do I make a claim to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario?

Posted:
July 03, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Steps to Justice now has information on what it means to experience discrimination

CLEO has added new legal information to Steps to Justice: What does it mean to experience discrimination?

Posted:
June 29, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

U of T approves policy that could place students with mental health issues on leave

The policy has been criticized by student groups as well as by the Ontario Human Rights Commission.

Posted:
June 28, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

'We're going back into the closet': LGBTQ seniors wary of being 'out' in long-term care facilities

Gay seniors say they face a hard choice - hide who they are or deal with discriminatory backlash.

Posted:
June 28, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

September 25: Violence against Women as a Tool of Control

When: Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 7 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

Where: Toronto Reference Library, Beeton Hall, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4W 2G8

Linda Silver Dranoff discusses the years when she and a generation of women lawyers championed the rights of Canadian women and families supporting a larger feminist movement,

Posted:
June 28, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Public Library