Canada's Plan to Stop Violence Against Women 'Has to Come Right about Now': Minister

While individual provinces have conducted research and launched their own initiatives, there has been little movement nationally to address what Status of Women Minister Hajdu calls gender-based violence.

Posted:
July 25, 2016
Article source:
The Tyee

There is a problem with our policing

There is a significant imbalance in the common policing model, with far too much emphasis on law enforcement and not nearly enough on crime prevention: a former TPS deputy chief of police.

Posted:
July 25, 2016
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Star Investigation: A Poisoned People

Mercury has percolated through river sediment, the food chain, and generations of Grassy Narrows First Nations residents for more than 4 decades, killing their livelihood, then contaminating them.

Posted:
July 25, 2016
Article source:
Toronto Star

Clegg vs. Ontario has been settled. What does it mean for former residents?

There are ARCH appointments in Hamilton on Thursday, July 21, at Community Living Hamilton, 191 York Blvd, for help with claims in the Clegg vs. Ontario class action suit.

Posted:
July 25, 2016
Article source:
Hamilton Community Legal Clinic / Clinique juridique communautaire de Hamilton

Updated edition of Getting Legal Help: A Directory of Community Legal Clinics in Ontario now available

Organized by region, this popular, easy-to-use directory of Ontario's community legal clinics lists addresses, phone numbers, and websites.Order print copies or view online.

Posted:
July 25, 2016
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Reasonable Doubt: Can my landlord stop me from smoking in my rented unit?

Your home may be your castle, but that does not mean that you are free to do anything you wish within its walls, particularly if the activity affects someone outside those walls.

Posted:
July 22, 2016
Article source:
NOW

August 30: Helping your clients find good legal information, Peterborough

When: Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 1:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Where: Peterborough Lions Community Centre, 347 Burnham Street, Peterborough

A workshop presented by CLEO to help you help your clients when they face a legal issue.

Posted:
July 22, 2016
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Access to Justice? Yes in My Back Yard.

Sabreena Delhon, Manager of The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG) at LSUC, blogs about the work being done with librarians to increase their opportunities to be access-to-justice agents.

Posted:
July 22, 2016
Article source:
Slaw

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 22 July 2016

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

Posted:
July 22, 2016
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

Supreme Court of Canada allows ban on internet use to be applied retroactively

The SCC took steps to bring the law up to speed to protect kids in the rapidly evolving realm of cyberspace in a ruling allowing judges to ban convicted sexual predators from using the Internet.

Posted:
July 21, 2016
Article source:
CTV News