April 25: Your Privacy Rights

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Where: Toronto Reference Library, Hinton Learning Theatre, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4W 2G8

Learn more about your privacy rights under Ontario's public-sector privacy laws with Brian Beamish, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, and information officers.

Posted:
April 23, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Public Library

Steps to Justice has a new and improved design

After extensive user testing, CLEO is pleased to announce a new and improved redesign of the Steps to Justice website.

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

If your neighbour's tree falls in your yard, who pays?

When it comes to storm damage, it's not always clear cut about who pays for the cleanup.

Posted:
April 16, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

May 4: REGISTER now for the LIEN annual conference!

When:  Friday, May 4, 2018, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: 63 Gould Street, Oakham House, Ryerson University, Thomas Lounge (ground floor)

There is no registration fee for this conference and lunch will be provided. Space is limited. Preference will be given to those who register by April 29, 2018.

Posted:
April 12, 2018
Article source:
Low-Income Energy Network (LIEN)

Ottawa moves to curb spread of payday loan outlets

The province recently changed the Ontario Municipal Act to allow cities to limit the number of payday loan outlets.

Posted:
April 12, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Improve Access to Photo Cards and Birth Certificates - Support Bill 26

Hamilton Community Legal Clinic wants access to photo cards and birth certificates improved - marginalized and vulnerable people often cannot afford to pay for this identification.

Posted:
April 11, 2018
Article source:
Hamilton Community Legal Clinic / Clinique juridique communautaire de Hamilton

Companies that collect data must be held to account

Facebook’s initial approach was to defend itself by saying no systems were hacked and no information was stolen. At least that was honest: this was simply business as usual.

Posted:
April 10, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Toronto considers licensing city's payday loan outlets, capping number allowed city-wide

A new report recommends that the city license payday loan stores, and cap the number of those operating in Toronto at 207 — the current number of outlets already licensed by the province.

Posted:
April 09, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Toronto launches discounts for low-income TTC riders

The first phase of the Fair Fare Pass program will cut the price of transit by as much as one-third for eligible residents.

Posted:
April 04, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

How to protect your personal info on Facebook

Options include tweaking account settings, deleting your mobile app, or getting off Facebook altogether.

Posted:
March 22, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)