Posted:
June 28, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA)

U.S. travel ban 'grey areas' could cause problems for Canadian permanent residents

When the U.S. 90-day travel ban comes into effect Thursday morning, it's the so-called "Disneylander" who will face the most difficulty getting into the country.

 

 

Posted:
June 28, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Screening of police charges could help clear crowded courts, study says

The problem is "especially pronounced" in Ontario, where nearly half of charges laid are withdrawn.

Posted:
June 28, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Learn more about CLEO's project to help you get funding for training projects.

The Connecting Communities team helps organizations develop legal information training projects for front-line workers in their community.

Posted:
June 28, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Helping women facing violence

Deepa Mattoo's work at the Barbra Schlifer legal clinic is part of a long-term strategy to train a new breed of lawyer.

Posted:
June 27, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Lawyer Magazine

All LAO immigration and refugee services will continue after July 1, 2017

As a result of intensive stakeholder consultations and ongoing discussions with government, LAO has decided to continue immigration and refugee services at the current level at this time.

Posted:
June 27, 2017
Article source:
Legal Aid Ontario - Aide juridique Ontario

Trump's travel ban comes back: What you need to know and what's happened so far

After months of court challenges, Trump's ban on travel from six Muslim-majority countries is going ahead – but only in part, and with lots of questions looming over it.

Posted:
June 27, 2017
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Double-dipping lawyers in Ontario may be thing of the past

The Law Society of Upper Canada is tackling the issue of how personal injury lawyers get paid.

Posted:
June 27, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star

Closing the Gap Policy Forum Launches An Agenda for Change

The Closing the Gap team released its latest report – An Agenda for Change – at a Policy Forum on June 19, 2017.

Posted:
June 27, 2017
Article source:
Closing the Gap Team

Federal government passes law to end 'second-class citizenship'

Ottawa has passed citizenship changes that critics say strike the right balance between removing barriers for immigrants to become full Canadians and protecting the integrity of the system.

Posted:
June 26, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star