Ontario Budget 2017: ISAC response and analysis

ISAC says Ontario's 2017 Budget does very little to address the deep poverty experienced by people relying on support from Ontario Works (OW) and the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).

Posted:
April 28, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

OFL Statement on the 2017 Day of Mourning

On April 28, thousands of workers, friends and families of those killed and injured on the job commemorate the labour movement's most solemn occasion, the annual Day of Mourning. 

Posted:
April 28, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Federation of Labour

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)

May 11: Information session on Steps to Justice, Thunder Bay

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.

Posted:
April 26, 2017
Article source:
Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre

Polls show support for $15 minimum wage

So far, the Federal New Democrat Party, the Ontario New Democrat Party, the Green Party, and Quebec Solidaire have all thrown their support behind a $15 minimum wage.

Posted:
April 21, 2017
Article source:
Workers' Action Centre

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 21 April 2017

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

Posted:
April 21, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

The Workers' Health and Safety Legal Clinic Spring 2017 Newsletter is now available

Topics in this issue include: Human Rights Tribunal, Changing Workplaces Review, partnership with Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples, Day of Mourning April 28, injured workers demo.

Posted:
April 21, 2017
Article source:
Workers' Health and Safety Legal Clinic

HALCO news Spring 2017 newsletter is now available

This issue includes Ryan Peck receives Sidney B. Linden Award, unjust HIV-related criminal prosecutions, EI waiting period reduction, HIV and private insurance.

Posted:
April 21, 2017
Article source:
HALCO - HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario

April & May: Art and Tomatoes Exhibit

Opening Reception & Festival Party: Monday May 1, 2017, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m., Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St, Toronto

Exhibitions:

  • April 8 - May 30, The Public Window Gallery, 58 Lansdowne Ave
  • April 24 – May 19, Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St
  • May 1 - 28, Whippersnapper Gallery, 594b Dundas St W

This exhibit was organized to mark the 50th year in which migrant farmworkers have come to Canada to feed our families, yet have no access to citizenship.

Posted:
April 21, 2017
Article source:
No One Is Illegal

Durham Community Legal Clinic April 2017 newsletter is now available

Topics covered in this issue include: Family violence help, Multilingual Community Interpreter Services, Housing Forum 2017, Wrap Around Service Pilot Project, rooming houses.

Posted:
April 20, 2017
Article source:
Durham Community Legal Clinic