News in Campaigns and Law Reform
RESCHEDULED - The Oct 28 webinar: Considering Young Aboriginal Women, Family and Legal Issues will now take place on Monday Nov 4
When: Monday, November 4 at 12:00 p.m.
Monday, November 4, at 12:00 p.m. - This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series looks at the family and social context of young Aboriginal women, and some legal considerations to help the social service providers they may work with. METRAC's Legal Director, Tamar Witelson, is joined in conversation with Emily Hill, Senior Staff Lawyer at Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto.
Human Resources and Development Canada has rejected a former unpaid intern's claim for wages after she spent five weeks doing "menial tasks" for a Bell Mobility program.
CLEO's Julie Mathews writes about legal training for trusted community intermediaries, often the first person people turn to when they have a legal problem and don't know what to do about it.
ACE, ARCH, and HALCO intervened for the rights of patients and SDMs against the ability of physicians to make a unilateral decision on the withdrawal of life support.
The most measurable outputs of Canadian family courts - child support, custody and access orders - show the system is unfair to men, says this National Post commentator.
The Ontario government appointed a Minimum Wage Advisory Panel in June 2013 to give advice on how to set the minimum wage.
Date Friday, October 18, 2013
Time 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Place Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Auditorium, 6th floor, 155 College Street, Toronto (one block west of University Avenue)
RSVP Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1425386021015621/
This is a free forum that includes discussion of programs in over 60 prisons in 11 countries as well as the lawsuit against the federal government over its refusal to implement needle and syringe programs.
A group of HIV and LGBT activists have mobilized more than 100 Canadian civil society organizations to join the global movement in response to the actions of Putin's government against LGBT people.
On October 16, ISAC and Niagara North Community Legal Assistance will go before the Federal Court of Appeal to argue that 102 seasonal agricultural workers were wrongly denied EI parental benefits.
Video: Lawyer Laura Best explains the legal case being made against the federal government's cuts to the Interim Federal Health Program
On June 30th 2012, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney made cuts to IFH, the Interim Federal Health Program. On February 25th 2013, the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers and others took the government to court over the cuts. In this video Lawyer Laura Best explains the legal case being made against the federal government's cuts to the Interim Federal Health Program