Senior Toronto cop appealing G20 protest conviction, sentence

A senior Toronto cop found guilty of ordering mass detentions and "kettling" of demonstrators at the 2010 G20 summit in Toronto is appealing his conviction and sentence.

Posted:
July 26, 2016
Article source:
CP24

Abdirahman Abdi: What we know so far about the Ottawa man's death

On July 24, a Somali-Canadian man died after police tried to arrest him, drawing renewed public criticism of the deaths of black men in confrontations with the police.

Posted:
July 26, 2016
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Mississauga drunk-driving case dropped after man not given Punjabi interpreter

"...disrespectful to the diverse community in which this court operates:" Ontario Court Justice Paul Monahan.

Posted:
July 26, 2016
Article source:
Toronto Star

Peterborough program to help people with cognitive impairment access social assistance

A new program in Peterborough is designed to help those with a cognitive impairment apply for the appropriate income support, such as Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).

Posted:
July 26, 2016
Article source:
The Peterborough Examiner

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