News in Consumer Law
The Globe and Mail's Law Page discusses legal protection insurance for consumers, which is largely unknown in Canada.
Topics in the ACE Newsletter include Home First policy, charges in hospital, spousal reunification in long-term care, and dealing with collection agencies.
Topics in The Advocate include elder abuse, energy rebillers, accessibility standards for customer care, and the Canadian citizenship test.
Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN), Quality Market, and True North Community Co-Operative have announced a collaborative working relationship to bring fresh foods to NAN First Nations.
Ontarians can now use mobile devices to find government services such as driver's licence and health card renewals.
Date May 26, 2011
Time 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Where AccessPoint Danforth, 3079 Danforth Ave., Toronto
These three workshops are presented by Access Alliance and Green Pastures Society. The first workshop is on income tax opportunities for newcomers to Canada.
Date May 31, 2011
Time 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where Harbourfront Community Centre, Dance Studio, 627 Queens Quay West, Toronto
The Low-Income Energy Network (LIEN) will be holding its annual conference, "Working in Harmony on Ontario's Low-Income Energy Future."
Topics in the Spring 2011 issue of Le Plaideur (in French only) include ODSP and addictions, indirect discrimination against people with disabilities, Special Diet, hydro bills and tenants, challenges with applications for permanent residence status on humanitarian & compassionate grounds, legal services in French, and good news for workers from Haiti.
Date April 28, 2011
Time 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Where Peel Chinese Community Service Hub, 1177 Central Parkway West, Golden Square Centre, Unit 81, Mississauga
Free legal seminars in English with Mandarin translations are available through The Peel Chinese Community Service Hub and Mississauga Community Legal Services.
Ontario Energy Board improvements to customer service rules will help keep lights on for low-income people
The Low-Income Energy Network (LIEN) welcomes the long-awaited release of the Ontario Energy Board's customer service rules that are specifically designed to help financially-strapped low-income households maintain their residential electricity service.