ID Replacement Clinics in Ottawa

When: Dates in November 2018, February and March 2019

Where: YMCA, 180 Argyle Ave., Ottawa K2P 1B7

The clinics are coordinated and staffed by Pro Bono Students Canada (PBSC), supervised by lawyers from Borden Ladner Gervais, and held at the YMCA (180 Argyle). 

Posted:
October 19, 2018
Article source:
Connecting Ottawa/Connexion Ottawa

Justice for Children and Youth has information for youth about cannabis laws

Justice for Children and Youth has prepared information and a graphic directed at young people. 

Posted:
October 17, 2018
Article source:
Justice for Children and Youth

October 24: Police Surveillance and Civil Liberties

When: Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Where: Ryerson University, Room 230, Rogers Communication Centre, 80 Gould Street, Toronto, Ontario

The growing number of police technologies may serve legitimate police purposes but raise serious questions about civil liberties and privacy. 

Posted:
October 17, 2018
Article source:
Centre for Free Expression

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)

'Significant investigative operation' into CRA phone scam underway, public safety minister says

At least 60,000 Canadians have complained over the past 5 years about this scam, and more than $10 million has been stolen during that same time period.

Posted:
October 01, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Time of 'self-regulation' is over, privacy czar says in push for stronger laws

Canada's privacy watchdog says there is an urgent need for stronger laws to protect personal information -- and for more money to help his office enforce them.

Posted:
September 28, 2018
Article source:
CTV News

Toronto man nearly bankrupted by door-to-door sales contracts

The man, who has a mental disability, got his pricey contracts cancelled by CBC's Go Public, but thousands of Canadians are still locked in.

Posted:
September 24, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Understanding Ontario's civil privacy rights: Reasonable Doubt

The right to privacy is not absolute, and it would be difficult to argue that any person today would have a reasonable expectation of absolute privacy: NOW's Reasonable Doubt column.

Posted:
September 13, 2018
Article source:
NOW

New and Revised CLEO Publications - August 21, 2018

CLEO is pleased to announce the following new or updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge.

Posted:
August 21, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Cellphone tracking has been used in at least 1 Canadian mall, former employee says

A former employee says Cadillac Fairview may be using mobile phone location tracking in its shopping centres.

Posted:
August 08, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)