News in Health and Disability
Date November and December 2012
Time 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Place HALCO Boardroom, 65 Wellesley Street East, 4th Floor, Toronto (one block east of Yonge Street/Wellesley subway station).
Registration 416-340-7790, toll-free 1-888-705-8889; FAX to 416-340-7248; email firstname.lastname@example.org
HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO) announces a series of free public legal education workshops. Everyone is welcome, but space is limited so registration is required.
Date Friday, October 18, 2013
Time 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Place Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Auditorium, 6th floor, 155 College Street, Toronto (one block west of University Avenue)
RSVP Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1425386021015621/
This is a free forum that includes discussion of programs in over 60 prisons in 11 countries as well as the lawsuit against the federal government over its refusal to implement needle and syringe programs.
Topics in the October issue include the Sunrise Propane case, the Metron case, and items in the press.
A new study examines the impact of the federal cuts, including a case where a sexual assault victim was denied care for her pregnancy.
Date Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Time 1:45 p.m. - 2 p.m. - Registration and Refreshments; 2 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. - Workshop
Place CAS Building, 99 Advance Avenue, Napanee
Contact Melissa MacRae at 613-966-8686 x61 or email@example.com
This LEARN LAW legal awareness workshop features presentations by clinic staff from the ARCH Disability Law Centre and the Community Advocacy & Legal Centre.
Today is UN Day of the Older Person. The theme of the 2013 commemoration is “The future we want: what older persons are saying”. In recognition of this day we invite you to check our our latest webinar ODSP and Aging as well as resources in legal topics of interest to Older people in Ontario.
Date Monday, October 21, 2013
Time Registration at 5:30 p.m., meeting at 6 p.m., refreshments at 6:45 p.m.
Place Metro Hall, 55 John Street, Room 308, Toronto, (King and John Streets)
Contact Theresa Sciberras
Phone 416-482-8255 or 1-866-482-2724
ARCH Disability Law Centre legal staff presents "A History of Disability Rights in Canada" at their AGM.
The Northwest Community Legal Clinic and Women's Place Kenora are circulating a survey to get public input for submission to the provincial government consultations on its Poverty Reduction Strategy.
A look at a recent decision regarding committing of people with mental illness to psychiatric institutions for treatment, and CTOs that mandate continuing treatment, usually involving medication.
Date Monday, September 23, 2013
Time 7 p.m. (light refreshments at 6:30 p.m.)
Place First Floor Meeting Room, 490 Sherbourne Street, Toronto
Phone 416-340-7790 or toll-free 1-888-705-8889
AGM guest speaker Paul Lewin will talk about Reforming Canada's Marijuana Laws. Paul Lewin is the Ontario Regional Director for NORML Canada and a criminal lawyer with a focus on cannabis offences.