Province hiring hydro welfare team in North Bay

The province is establishing a team in North Bay that will be dedicated to enrolling social assistance recipients across Ontario in a program to help lower their electricity costs.

Posted:
August 18, 2017
Article source:
The Sudbury Star

Legal clinic aims to help people who don't officially exist

Kinna-aweya Legal Clinic set up an ID bank to provide vulnerable people with a safe place to store personal documents but found many people had no identification to store.

Posted:
August 02, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

La Chronique juridique - L'édition Été 2017

Topics in the summer issue of La Chronique juridique include (in French only) changes to tenants' and landlords' rights, energy contracts, basic income pilot project, and LAO eligibility.

Posted:
July 28, 2017
Article source:
Clinique juridique populaire de Prescott et Russell Inc.

What you should know about online used-car sales scams

In most scams involving a mysterious overseas buyer and their shipping agent, you'll likely be left waiting for the shipper to come in – after you hand over your own cash, says this columnist.

Posted:
July 20, 2017
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Province Plans Further Clampdown on Pay Day Loans, Government Cheque Cashers, and Rent-to-Owns

Proposed changes to the Payday Loans Act and the Consumer Protection Act have been posted to the provincial regulatory website and are open for comment until August 21, 2017.

Posted:
July 19, 2017
Article source:
The Public Record

U.S.-bound travellers to face 'enhanced security measures' at all Canadian airports

Homeland Security in the U.S. says terrorists are pursuing new attack methods targeting commercial aviation.

Posted:
July 19, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

A Win for Online Privacy Rights at the Supreme Court: Douez v Facebook

When Ms. Douez tried to initiate legal actions against Facebook in BC, Facebook said she couldn't pursue her case because when she created her account, she agreed to their terms of service.

Posted:
July 12, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA)

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 7 July 2017

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

Posted:
July 07, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 30 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 30, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

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)