ISAC's Media & Policy News: 23 June 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
June 23, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

CRTC bans cellphone unlocking fees, orders all new devices be unlocked

As of December 1, cellular providers will have to unlock your phone free of charge.

Posted:
June 16, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

ISAC's Media & Policy News: Friday 16 June 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
June 16, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

Canada’s privacy czar raises flag over planned U.S. border password searches

Canadian privacy could be imperilled by apparent U.S. plans to demand cellphone and social media passwords from foreign visitors, a federal watchdog says.

Posted:
May 30, 2017
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Identity theft: Highway 407 bill tipped off Ontario woman about Range Rover she says she never bought

Some preventive measures: Read credit card statements carefully, keep an eye on mail to ensure bills aren't going missing, check credit scores regularly with Equifax and TransUnion. 

Posted:
May 12, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

May 24: You Can't Say That! – Teachers' Rights To Free Expression

When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Room 103, Rogers Communication Centre, Ryerson University, 80 Gould Street, Toronto

While free expression is a Charter right, teachers face limitations on what they can do and say in and out of school. This symposium examines teachers' rights in and out of school and on social media.

Posted:
May 10, 2017
Article source:
Ryerson University

May and June 2017: Retiring on a low income: Plain language advice

These are free workshops at Toronto Public Library branches.

Posted:
May 09, 2017
Article source:
Open Policy Ontario

May 17: Low-Income Energy Network 2017 annual conference

When: Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Confederation Place Hotel, 237 Ontario Street, Kingston 

There is no registration fee for this conference, but you are asked to register as soon as possible. Space is limited. 

Posted:
May 08, 2017
Article source:
Low-Income Energy Network (LIEN)

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 5 May 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
May 05, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

New and Revised CLEO Publications - April 26, 2017

CLEO is pleased to announce the following new or updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge. 

Posted:
April 28, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)