July 12: Seminar on How to Write a Demand Letter

Date July 12, 2012
Time 10 a.m.
Place 130 Dundas Street East, Suite 504, corner of Dundas & Camilla, one stoplight east of Hurontario Street
Phone RSVP at least 48 hours in advance by calling 905-896-2050

Mississauga Community Legal Services is pleased to announce a free Public Legal Education Seminar, How to Write a Demand Letter.

Posted:
July 10, 2012
Article source:
Mississauga Community Legal Services

Stricter mortgage rules come into effect today

The biggest change is the shortening of the maximum amortization period to 25 years from 30 years -- forcing borrowers to pay back their debts sooner.

Posted:
July 09, 2012
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

U.S. will be allowed to share Canadian border info under new privacy charter

The United States will be allowed to share information about Canadians with other countries under a sweeping new border deal.

Posted:
June 29, 2012
Article source:
Toronto Star

Eavesdropping at airports on hold: Toews

Public Safety Minister Vic Toews is halting a plan to eavesdrop on passenger conversations at airports and border crossings until the federal privacy commissioner has a chance to review it.

Posted:
June 20, 2012
Article source:
Winnipeg Free Press

The Your Legal Rights webinars are now available as an audio podcast

You can now subscribe to an audio podcast of the Your Legal Rights public legal education webinars to listen to them on your computer, your mobile device, or MP3 player.

Posted:
June 13, 2012
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Remittance legislation to be introduced in Ontario

The legislation will cap the fees of companies like Western Union and Moneygram at 5% of money transferred - a key demand outlined by ACORN Canada's members and set out by the World Bank.

Posted:
May 24, 2012
Article source:
ACORN Canada

Ottawa phasing out SIN cards to fight identity theft

The federal government is phasing out the plastic SIN card issued to millions of Canadians to save money and help avoid identity theft.

Posted:
May 16, 2012
Article source:
National Post

Twitter fights subpoena for Occupy protester's tweets

Twitter is resisting an attempt by prosecutors to gain access to the message history of a writer and activist who was arrested during Occupy Wall Street protests last fall.

Posted:
May 09, 2012
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

May 23: Register now for CLEO's webinar - Telephone and Mail Agreements

Date Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Time 12 p.m. ET
Where Online

This webinar looks at remote agreements made by telephone or mail.

Posted:
May 03, 2012
Article source:
Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc.

Many insurers reject requests - will yours?

An Ontario Legislature committee will hold public hearings on car insurance - something is wrong when 42 per cent of treatment plans are rejected, says MPP Rosario Marchese.

Posted:
April 25, 2012
Article source:
Toronto Star