May 26: Justice for Injured Workers bike ride

When: Reception and gathering, Friday, May 25, 2018; ride Saturday, May 26 - Sunday, May 27

Where: From Elliot Lake to Sudbury

The message for this year's bike ride will be "Occupational Disease: The Other Workplace Fatality". 

Posted:
February 21, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Network of Injured Workers' Groups

Holiday pay changes have Ontario employers scratching their heads

Some business owners believe the government is trying to force businesses to hire more full-time staff, even when employees are opting for part-time work.

Posted:
February 21, 2018
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Despite unanimous Queen's Park vote, police are still disclosing unproven allegations against innocent Ontarians

More than two years after legislation passed, the law remains unenforced.

Posted:
February 21, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

March 22-23: First Nations Justice Forum

When: March 22, 8 a.m. - March 23, 5 p.m.

Where: Prince Arthur Hotel, 17 Cumberland St. N., Thunder Bay, Ontario P7A4K8

The Chiefs of Ontario Justice Sector invites you to attend an upcoming Justice Forum, titled "Justice as Healing" on March 22-23 in Thunder Bay.

Posted:
February 21, 2018
Article source:
Chiefs of Ontario

Judge strikes down mandatory minimum law in Toronto drug mule case

The ruling underscores the need for Ottawa to act on its promise to repeal mandatory minimum sentences, said Jonathan Rudin, a lawyer for Aboriginal Legal Services, an intervener in the case.

Posted:
February 21, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

What to expect when applying for Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)

Many people mistakenly believe that if they can just keep their income below $17,699 that they will get the maximum monthly GIS.

Posted:
February 20, 2018
Article source:
MoneySense

Stealing from mom and dad: Why power-of-attorney abuse is soaring - and so easy to get away with

“One of the fastest growing crimes against seniors is POA abuse,” says De Graaf, who chairs the local chapter of a group called Seniors and Law Enforcement Together chapter.

Posted:
February 20, 2018
Article source:
Macleans Magazine

Supreme Court ruling affirms injured workers' rights on the job

The decision sets a higher standard for measures employers must take to find a suitable role for injured employees after a workplace accident.

Posted:
February 20, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Federal government to fight solitary confinement ruling from B.C. court

A B.C Supreme Court justice found indefinite segregation undermines the safety of inmates, staff, and the public.

Posted:
February 20, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
Posted:
February 20, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)