News in Campaigns and Law Reform
The mother of a 12-year-old boy who died at an Elgin County school during an asthma attack is urging the government to let kids carry their puffers with them.
The new bill introduces many changes that Workers' Action Centre members and supporters across the province have been calling for through the Stop Wage Theft campaign.
Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) released a paper today setting out a set of first principles and key issues that LAO believes are important to developing its Mental Health Strategy.
Long-Term Energy Plan a positive move, but affordable energy rate program needed to protect the vulnerable
The Low-Income Energy Network has been advocating for a permanent, province-wide low-income electricity rate assistance program since 2006.
If the legislation is enacted, ministry officials would no longer have to go to court to issue fines or close an illegal daycare.
Organizations are urging the government to make permanent $42 million in "transition funding" that replaced the Community Start-Up and Maintenance Benefit (CSUMB).
JFCY requests your support for a petition urging MPP's to Vote Yes for Bill 88 - Access to Child Welfare Services for ALL Children
This petition from Justice for Children and Youth asks your help to urge MPPs to support Bill 88, which will make it possible for 16 and 17 year olds who have no other help to access child welfare support services.
The case is important because it confirms that the circumstances of migrant workers must be considered in determining their eligibility for the parental benefit.
What about the kids? is a campaign taking place during November, Woman Abuse Awareness month, at Women's Crisis Services of Waterloo Region.
The City of Toronto's Close the Housing Gap campaign aims to persuade the federal and provincial governments to keep funding social housing at existing levels and provide funding for social housing repairs.