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The Income Security Advocacy Centre says the federal Budget announced on March 22 does very little to address the poverty and income inequality that Canadians are experiencing right now.
The decision could affect hundreds of convicted offenders each year across Canada, according to the Criminal Lawyers' Association.
In the Reasonable Doubt column, Waterloo Region Community Legal Services' Rachael Lake says filing your taxes is the single greatest annual opportunity to boost your income.
Indigenous laws are often depicted in traditional narratives, language, song, and dances. They're not the same as Aboriginal laws, which pertain to treaty rights and enforcement.
Justice Alex Pazaratz says the Ontario legal aid system is wasting taxpayer dollars.
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The Region of Peel has help for tax preparers at three locations on Saturdays through March and April.
When: Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 6:10 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Where: George Ignatieff Theatre, Larkin Building, 15 Devonshire Place, University of Toronto
This Centre for Ethics event aims to stimulate thoughtful public debate about the important and complex ethical issues raised by sexual assault cases in the criminal process.
The recommendations come as the family court system is facing a crisis, with a majority of litigants representing themselves due to the high cost of getting a lawyer.
When: March 9, 2017, 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Where: Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W., Toronto
Information: email@example.com | 416-947-3413 | 1-800-668-7380, ext. 3413
The discussion will explore the barriers women face when running for elected office, or engaging in grassroots activism, and why more do not rise to the highest political positions.