Helpline for Indigenous women expands service throughout Ontario

The service is available in 13 Indigenous languages through translation. 

Posted:
October 19, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

October 25: Community Information Session in Thunder Bay

When: Thursday, October 25, 2018, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Where: Italian Cultural Centre (Trade Room), 132 Algoma St. S., Thunder Bay

The Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre invites you to a FREE community information session on The Office of the Children's Lawyer (OCL).

Posted:
October 15, 2018
Article source:
Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre

Indigenous children still being treated unequally by provinces, says advocate

Cindy Blackstock says that the provinces are still denying Indigenous kids access to services that are available to non-Indigenous kids.

Posted:
October 05, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Politicians can't interfere with where and how Tori Stafford's killer serves her time: Opinion

The separation of powers between legislators and judicial and administrative decision-makers is vital to safeguard the rule of law: Columnist.

Posted:
October 05, 2018
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Countdown to #A2J2018

Ontario's third annual Access to Justice Week begins on Monday, October 22, online registration opens soon.

Posted:
October 03, 2018
Article source:
The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG)

Coroner's Report Shows Urgent Need for Change

Ontario's Chief Coroner reported on the losses of 12 young people who died while in care of child welfare agencies.

Posted:
September 25, 2018
Article source:
Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN)

Sixties Scoop survivors now eligible for compensation after approval of settlement

Individuals who were affected by the Sixties Scoop are eligible to receive up to $50,000, depending on the number of claims made.

Posted:
August 22, 2018
Article source:
The Lawyer's Daily

Truth and Reconciliation Commission leaves most calls to action unmet, despite federal government's commitment

Few of the 76 calls to action that fall under federal jurisdiction have been fully met, and many have not advanced beyond the initial stages.

Posted:
August 13, 2018
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

After decades of silence, Canada's one-time most dangerous woman slams justice system

Neve was just the second woman in the country to be declared a dangerous offender in 1994, and at 21, she expected to spend the rest of her life in prison on an indefinite sentence.

Posted:
August 10, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Kinna-Aweya Legal Clinic 40th Anniversary Celebration 1978 – 2018

In 1978, the clinic opened its doors as "Thunder Bay District Native Legal Counselling Services". It is the first indigenous legal clinic in Ontario. Kinna-aweya is the Ojibwa word for "everyone".

Posted:
August 02, 2018
Article source:
Netnewsledger.com