Supreme Court is right to protect privacy of text messages: Editorial

The Supreme Court of Canada was right to rule that text messages are the equivalent of a phone conversation or a meeting held behind closed doors: Toronto Star editorial.

Posted:
December 12, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star

Rogers broke promise on credit check, lawsuit claims

A resident of Toronto Community Housing is suing the cable giant for $100,000, claiming it broke a promise to applicants for low-income internet service.

Posted:
December 11, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star

Some texts considered private, even after they've been sent: Supreme Court

Civil liberties advocates say the criminal case ruling has "broad and important" implications for all Canadians.

Posted:
December 08, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Cellphone unlocking charges and unreadable contracts are now banned

Changes came into effect December 1 and mean that teens can no longer say 'Yes' to data overage, and contracts must include a 15-day trial.

Posted:
December 05, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Internet activist says Canada should enshrine net neutrality in law

The prime minister told reporters at a housing announcement in Toronto late Wednesday, that "we need to continue to defend net neutrality. And I will."

Posted:
November 24, 2017
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

New and Revised CLEO Publications - November 16, 2017

CLEO announces new or updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge. For a complete list of our publications, please visit www.cleo.on.ca.

Posted:
November 16, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Jordan Peterson says website plan on hold

The University of Toronto professor says the online list of courses to be avoided that he was going to post "might add excessively to current polarization."

Posted:
November 14, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star

Transport regulator rejects Via Rail's efforts to limit wheelchair, mobility access on trains

The national rail provider has been resisting a previous ruling dictating that all trains coast to coast must double their capacity to accommodate mobility aids.

Posted:
November 08, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Hydro: Ontario permanently bans winter disconnection from electricity

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has permanently banned utility companies from disconnecting residential customers for non-payment between Nov. 15 and April 30 of the following year.

Posted:
November 03, 2017
Article source:
Global News

November 23: Fully Consumed: Learn about your consumer rights, Belleville

When: Thursday, November 23, 2017, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: Travelodge Hotel Belleville, 11 Bay Bridge Road, 2nd Floor (Ballroom), Belleville, ON K8P 3P6 

Learn about buyers' rights, common debt issues, and how you can tackle these problems, at our interactive event. You'll also have the chance to WIN a FREE tablet!

Posted:
October 27, 2017
Article source:
Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC)