Tenant involved in Parkdale rent strike served with eviction notices

The tenant has received two eviction notices in which landlord Nuspor Investments accuses him of being verbally abusive to staff and interfering with the safety of staff or tenants.

Posted:
July 16, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

The Government of Ontario announces change to the formula for calculating public holiday pay

A new regulation reinstates the previous formula for calculating public holiday pay that applied prior to January 1, 2018. This change took effect July 1, 2018.

Posted:
July 13, 2018
Article source:
Government of Ontario - ServiceOntario

Statistics Canada set to resume reporting on unfounded cases

Statistics Canada will publish data on unfounded criminal cases for the first time in 15 years, after training with police services on new ways to define and classify incidents, including sexual assaults.

Posted:
July 13, 2018
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Fix Canada's legal system

This Toronto Star editorial says Canadians will lose faith in an underfunded, unfair justice system that may too often be freeing the guilty and jailing the innocent.

Posted:
July 12, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

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

Federal government urged to rein in mandatory minimum sentences

This is part 3 of a 3-part series in the Toronto Star on Ontario's justice system.

Posted:
July 11, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

OCASI's Myths and Facts about Refugee Claimants

The Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) has put together a list of myths and facts to counter misleading information about refugee claimants.

Posted:
July 10, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI)

Decriminalize all drugs for personal use, Toronto Public Health recommends in new report

City council should push the federal government to decriminalize the possession of all drugs for personal use while scaling up harm reduction efforts, Toronto Public Health is recommending.

Posted:
July 09, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Refugee advocates urge Ontario to stay at the table

Ontario groups are urging the Ontario Government to stay engaged in intergovernmental collaboration to resettle the large numbers of refugee claimants arriving irregularly from the U.S.

Posted:
July 09, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI)