News in Criminal Law
The largest-ever sample of homeless youth in the United States and Canada reveals that nearly one-fifth are victims of human trafficking, including those trafficked for sex, labor, or both.
One of every five sexual-assault allegations reported to Canadian law enforcement goes undocumented because officers have dismissed them as unfounded.
When: Thursday, May 11, 2017, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Where: Waverly Library Auditorium, 285 Red River Rd., Thunder Bay
This information session features Rebecca Stulberg, Steps to Justice project manager, and is intended for service providers and community advocates. Reservations required.
The Conservatives doubled the waiting period to apply and quadrupled the cost, from $150 to $631.
This issue includes Ryan Peck receives Sidney B. Linden Award, unjust HIV-related criminal prosecutions, EI waiting period reduction, HIV and private insurance.
Eighty per cent of those responding indicated the fee is a significant barrier while 16 per cent considered it a modest barrier, says a newly released briefing note about the consultation results.
The Toronto Police Services Board is virtually ignoring a report, paid for and commissioned by the board itself, which clearly implies carding should be abolished.
Ontario has hired Maggie Cywink, whose sister was slain in 1994, as special advisor during the national inquiry, set to start on May 29.
The bill was tabled in the House of Commons shortly after noon on Thursday, with the government hoping to officially legalize marijuana for recreational use by July 1, 2018.
The chief has few answers on how police are abiding by the city's don't ask, don't tell policy on undocumented immigrants, says Alok Mukherjee, former chair of the Toronto Police Services Board.