News in Campaigns and Law Reform
Date Thursday, January 17, 2013
Time 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. EST
Place Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham St. (just south of Bloor), Toronto
The Law Union of Ontario is hosting a mass meeting for Torontonians to meet and brainstorm ways to prevent the implementation of this bill.
Health for All has launched a campaign to put pressure on the Ontario government and Liberal Leadership candidates, and is asking for support with phoning, emailing, tweeting, and joining their rally on January 23.
Today, International Migrants Day, the Canadian Council for Refugees has'expressed its concern about a series of changes over the past year that reduce migrant workers’ rights.
The 25in5 Network's message about progress on poverty reduction that it released in its report last week.
Migrant rights activists denounce Canada's Federal Government for stripping away Employment Insurance benefit for migrant workers
Migrant workers will continue to pay into EI, as they have been doing so since 1966, but will no longer be able to collect these benefits.
The federal government's decision to declare "irregular" the arrival of a group of people from Romania won't deter asylum seekers who use smugglers to get into Canada, says this editorial.
This editorial says the Community Start-Up Benefit is not a frill, and its elimination poses real health risks.
Ryan Peck, executive director of the HIV & AIDS Clinic Ontario, and other participants expressed alarm at Canada's HIV non-disclosure law during a recent panel discussion at Central Library.
On this anniversary of the 1989 Montreal Massacre, as we recommit ourselves to eradicate violence against women, let us say no to conditional permanent resident status, say the authors of this opinion piece.
A Conservative MP is urging Canadians to support his motion to denounce sex-selective abortions, a measure that critics say is aimed at restricting the ability of women to have the procedure for any reason.