Ontario Justice Partners Launch New Steps to Justice Website: A First of its Kind in the Province

Steps to Justice provides comprehensive and reliable information on everyday legal problems related to family, housing, employment and other areas of law.

Posted:
January 18, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Public opinion reaches tipping point on environmental rights

The poll shows Ontarians overwhelmingly favour legal recognition of environmental rights, including the right to clean air and water, and want stricter laws to protect the environment.

Posted:
December 13, 2016
Article source:
Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 18 November 2016

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
November 21, 2016
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

The Canadian Environmental Law Association October 2016 bulletin is now available

Topics covered in this issue include radon tax credit, Ontario's Long-Term Energy Plan, National Housing Strategy, Conservation Authorities Act Review, flame retardants.

Posted:
October 31, 2016
Article source:
Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 14 October 2016

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
October 14, 2016
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

The Canadian Environmental Law Association September 2016 bulletin is now available

Topics in this issue include Ontario's cancellation of renewable energy procurement, EBR application for review, strengthening Ontario's air standards, and nuclear energy.

Posted:
September 30, 2016
Article source:
Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)

Province ignored minister's 1984 recommendation to clean up mercury in river near Grassy Narrows: Star Investigation

A 1984 plan to "cover the mercury sediments" near Grassy Narrows was never acted on, and more than 30 years later, the fish that feed the community are still contaminated.

Posted:
July 28, 2016
Article source:
Toronto Star

The Canadian Environmental Law Association June 2016 bulletin is now available

Topics in this issue include stopping conditional registrations of pesticides, Great Lakes chemicals, dealing with lamps at the end of their life when they contain mercury, consultation on RTA changes.

Posted:
June 29, 2016
Article source:
Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)

What the Ontario Climate Change Action Plan means for low-income households and vulnerable communities

Rizwan Khan, Canadian Environmental Law Association Counsel, outlines actions to support low-income households and vulnerable communities during Ontario's transition to a low-carbon economy.

Posted:
June 20, 2016
Article source:
Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)

Cap-and-Trade: Protecting low-income communities

Press Release from the Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC) - The provincial government’s Climate Change action Plan and new cap-and-trade program aim to reduce greenhouses gases, address the impacts of climate change, and move Ontario to a lower-carbon economy. But it could also have unwanted impacts on low-income households and communities.

Posted:
June 10, 2016
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)