August 15: Community briefing on the future of the Basic Income Pilot Project, Hamilton

When: Wednesday, August 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.

Where: Safe & Healthy Communities Committee of Hamilton City Council / City Hall Council Chambers, 71 Main Street West, Hamilton

A community briefing on the future of the Basic Income Pilot Project, hosted by Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction. 

Posted:
August 14, 2018
Article source:
Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction

Cannabis users will drive into murky territory when they get behind the wheel

Civil liberties advocates fear that sober people will end up receiving criminal records - and those at greatest risk will be medical cannabis users and racialized communities.

Posted:
August 13, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Victims aren't handing rape kits over to police, researchers find

The researchers want to encourage ERs Canada-wide to step up efforts to help sexual assault survivors to secure justice in what is often a complex and stigmatizing legal system.

Posted:
August 13, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

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

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

Teenage boy denied entry to Toronto cat café because of his wheelchair

Yun said in the past a cat was injured by a patron in a wheelchair. She denied ever saying the cafe has a permit from the government to deny wheelchair access, but said the city told her they could.

Posted:
August 10, 2018
Article source:
Global News

Thunder Bay Basic Income advocates organize to fight for program

Community groups in Thunder Bay including Kinna-aweya Legal Clinic and Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre plus Basic Income recipients are organizing to try to save the program.

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

CELA to help with concerns over water quality at a Timmins lake

The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) will be helping Timmins, Ont., residents with their concerns about raw sewage being dumped in Porcupine Lake.

Posted:
August 10, 2018
Article source:
CTV News

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)

Opinion: Toronto can solve its affordable housing crisis. Here's how

And the U of T's Richard Florida says it can be done in a fiscally prudent way.

Posted:
August 09, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Ontario families launch human rights challenge against sex-ed curriculum rollback

A group of families is launching a human rights challenge to the Ontario government's decision to repeal and replace the province's modernized sex-education curriculum.

Posted:
August 09, 2018
Article source:
CTV News