Provincial Government Expanding Bail Programs, Hiring More Prosecutors and Staff in Southwestern Ontario

The Ontario government is implementing programs to help reduce time-to-trial and improve the bail system in southwestern Ontario.

Posted:
January 20, 2017
Article source:
Government of Ontario - ServiceOntario

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 20 January 2017 Top Stories

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

Posted:
January 20, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

Canada Revenue Agency monitoring Facebook, Twitter posts of some Canadians

The Canada Revenue Agency is scrutinizing the Facebook pages, Twitter feeds and other social media posts of Canadians it suspects could be cheating on their taxes.

Posted:
January 20, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

February 21: Community Forum on Strategizing to Prevent Seniors Evictions

When: Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: 192 Spadina Ave, Bigger Bolder Room, lower level

CERA has been working with senior tenants and their service providers to understand the needs of older adults during evictions. You are invited to join them to discuss their findings.

Posted:
January 20, 2017
Article source:
Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA)

Learn more about Steps to Justice with our promotional video

Learn more about Steps to Justice with our promotional video.
 

Posted:
January 19, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Steps to Justice – A new legal information website, and more

Led by CLEO, Steps to Justice is an initiative that gives comprehensive online information on common legal problems that people experience in family, housing, employment, and other areas of law.

Posted:
January 19, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

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)

Got a question about the law? There’s a site for that . . . .

Stepstojustice.ca aims to provide reliable answers to common legal questions and problems. 'It’s sort of like an FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) of law,' says Paul Schabas, the treasurer of the Law Society of Upper Canada.

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

We can end homelessness in Canada

Alex Himelfarb and Roy Romanow, co-chairs of the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness, call for the implementation of recommendations in the State of Homelessness in Canada 2016 report.

Posted:
January 17, 2017
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Guide to prosecuting HIV cases 'undermining' public health, critics say

An Ontario court has rejected the Ministry of the Attorney General's attempt to keep secret a "practical guide" to prosecuting HIV exposure and transmission cases.

Posted:
January 17, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star