News in Human Rights
Topics in this issue include: Human Rights Tribunal, Changing Workplaces Review, partnership with Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples, Day of Mourning April 28, injured workers demo.
This issue includes Ryan Peck receives Sidney B. Linden Award, unjust HIV-related criminal prosecutions, EI waiting period reduction, HIV and private insurance.
Ontario has hired Maggie Cywink, whose sister was slain in 1994, as special advisor during the national inquiry, set to start on May 29.
When: Thursday, May 11, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: London Convention Centre, 300 York St., London, ON N6B 1P8
The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) and the City of London invite you to Taking it local: An update on human rights, in London, ON.
Even Canada's border services officers, who have the sole discretion to decide where an immigration detainee will be held, have said they aren't qualified to make such decisions.
Former students of the school claim they were subjected to physical, emotional and sexual abuse at the school in Brantford, Ont. The settlement must still be approved by the courts.
Lawyers say the act criminalizes homeless people and that proceedings concerning Safe Streets Act tickets unnecessarily suck up valuable time and resources in provincial courts, adding to delays.
Before, suspensions due to medical reasons remained on a driver's abstract for 3 years; as of Jan. 1, if the suspension is done and a full driver's licence reinstated, that info is removed.
Supt. Fenton believes he was unfairly convicted and hopes to be found not guilty on all counts since his conduct was backed by his superiors in the police service, his lawyer said.
April 13: Webinar: Who is vulnerable to household food insecurity and what does this mean for policy and practice?
When: Thursday, April 13, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET
This webinar will look at the question of what drives vulnerability to household food insecurity in Canada.