ISAC, having advocated with partners in community legal clinics for many years for changes to the medical review process, thanks the Ministry for responding to community concerns.
This research is part of It's Never Okay, Ontario's plan to end sexual violence and harassment. The results will be used to inform future policies and programs to better support survivors.
Landlords often insist on illegal advance payments of up to a year's rent from immigrants, who may not know their rights.
This opinion piece asks why we send women like Ghomeshi's accusers defenceless into the jeopardy of a trial.
Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Jean-Yves Duclos says the concept has merit as a policy to consider after the government implements more immediate reforms promised during the election campaign.
The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.
The Ontario Energy Board says the OESP application and approval process doesn't require a home visit, and OEB staff don't conduct home audits, check furnaces, or install equipment.
When: Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: Moot Court Lecture Hall, Osgoode Hall, York University
With keynote speaker Haroon Siddiqui, panelists Anthony Morgan, African Canadian Legal Clinic; Chief Keeter Corston, Chapleau Cree First Nation; Faisal Bhabha, Nat. Council of Canadian Muslims.
By March 2016, the Ministry of Community and Social Services will begin working with stakeholders and advocates to design a new, simpler medical review process and form.
The program will help about 37,000 homeowners conduct audits to identify energy-saving opportunities and then complete retrofits, e.g., replacing furnaces, water heaters, and upgrading insulation.