Steps to Justice now has information about the new cannabis laws

Steps to Justice now has information about the new cannabis laws: What do the new laws mean? and rules about cannabis and driving.

Posted:
October 17, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

November 15: Disrepair Despair - CALC Forum 2018, Belleville

When: Thursday, 15 November 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Where: Hastings & Prince Edward Public Health Bldg., Douglas Room, 179 North Park Street, Belleville, ON K8P 4P1

You are invited to the Community Advocacy & Legal Centre's forum exploring the impact of housing disrepair on health.

Posted:
October 16, 2018
Article source:
Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC)

Ontario Human Rights Commission releases updated policy ahead of cannabis legalization

In its updated guidance ahead of the legalization of recreational weed, the commission says employers can expect workers to be sober at work, particularly in safety-sensitive jobs.

Posted:
October 16, 2018
Article source:
Global News

Canadian Civil Liberties Association has video series on cannabis legalization

Topics in the series include cannabis legalization, cannabis at the border, at home, in the workplace, driving, and when it's legal or illegal.

Posted:
October 16, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA)

Legalization is only the start: Canada must do right by its 'cannabis criminals'

"Canada has spent far more money on drug-law enforcement than on the investigation, enforcement and prevention of serious crimes of violence": Globe and Mail opinion piece.

Posted:
October 15, 2018
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

New book makes case for Canadian basic income program

Forget is a health economist, and her interest in basic income, which she has been studying for more than a decade, was originally sparked by what she saw first-hand, she said. 

Posted:
October 05, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

On the Radar: New protections when getting payday loans

Some of the rules for payday lenders have changed to give borrowers more protection. This month's On the Radar outlines some of the main rules and highlights what's new.

Posted:
October 04, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Ford vows Ontario government will get rid of Liberal labour reforms

"I think everyone is really kind of appalled that they would consider getting rid of basic labour legislation," said Deena Ladd of the Toronto-based Workers' Action Centre.

Posted:
October 03, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Injured workers call for reversal of WSIB's 30% premium rate reduction for employers

A 30% reduction made to employer premiums by the provincial government will lead to less compensation for workers who have been injured or made ill on the job: ONIWG.

Posted:
October 02, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Network of Injured Workers' Groups

What are the dangers of distracted driving and how to avoid them?

Settlement.org has information about the Distracted Driving Law in Ontario that you must obey in order to avoid accidents, fines and even license suspensions. 

Posted:
October 02, 2018
Article source:
Settlement.Org