The Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association's campaign, Housing Opens Doors, has launched. Visit the website, ring the bell, and help raise awareness of affordable housing.
There are still spaces available for the PLEI Connect web lab on "Writing for the Web and Search Engine Optimization". A recorded version of the webinar on this topic is now available online. Register for the web lab so we can take our learning and find out how to put it into practice. The web lab is set for Thursday May 2nd at 9:30 AM PDT / 12:30 PM EDT and will last approximately one hour. To register please go to https://clbc.webex.com.
The new website of the Office of the Worker Adviser (OWA) went live on April 2, 2013.
In recognition of National Victims of Crime Awareness Week, nearly 150 Etobicoke residents attended the Rexdale Women's Centre's Understanding the Canadian Legal System last week.
Ottawa's reforms to the temporary foreign worker program are only a "cosmetic" response to the public outcry over the RBC-iGate affair, say critics.
Harper Government announces reforms to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program - Ensuring Canadians have first chance at available jobs
The federal government has announced reforms to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP).
Can Canada create a fair and inclusive justice system while ignoring many of the root causes driving cases to court?
The Canadian Council for Refugees welcomed some of the changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program announced yesterday by the federal government, notably the withdrawal of the rule allowing migrant workers to be paid 15% less than Canadians. However, the CCR regrets that the announcement did not address the rights abuses suffered by migrant workers, who are vulnerable to exploitation because of their precarious status.
Date Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Time 12:00 - 1:00 E.S.T.
May Be Me is a campaign to raise awareness and funds to prevent violence against women and youth.
Conservative Sen. Hugh Segal says the government should do more to tackle poverty, specifically, create a new ministerial portfolio dedicated to reducing poverty in Canada.