News in Consumer Law
Dates August 27, 28
Place Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen Street. West, Toronto
The Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) is hosting the 2013 Summer Law Institute (SLI), a two-day professional development conference for secondary school teachers.
Topics in the Summer 2013 issue of La Chronique juridique (in French only) include door-to-door sales, and Q&A on rental housing, home care, and social assistance.
A single mother of three children, the eldest of whom suffers from Asperger's syndrome, is on the verge of homelessness after nearly falling victim to a Nigerian rent scam.
Topics in the Spring/Summer issue of ACE's newsletter include privacy Issues in Long-Term Care, complaints in retirement homes, and changes to the Interim Federal Health Program and the effects on refugee claimants.
Date Friday, September 20, keynote and reception; Saturday, September 21, all-day conference
Place Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University,
Early Bird registration available until August 1. Discussions on the impact of new technologies and modes of communication on legal and societal understandings of privacy, freedom of expression, and the media.
Topics in this issue of Bafflegab include visit of Supreme Court Judge Cromwell, Living Wage Campaign, access to adequate housing, update on Special Diet, and medical reviews for ODSP recipients.
The Ontario government has launched legal proceedings against The Cash Store Financial Services Inc., a publicly traded firm in the payday loan business, over its operations and licences.
Defence Minister Peter MacKay approved a secret electronic eavesdropping program that scours global telephone records and Internet data trails – including those of Canadians – for patterns of suspicious activity.
Two government departments went too far in their monitoring of a First Nations children's advocate and her personal Facebook page, federal Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart has found.