Judy Foote 'not ruling out anything' in Canada Post review

The independent panel could examine whether Canada Post should get back into the banking business, improving services in remote areas and undermining payday lending.

Posted:
May 05, 2016
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Cops who tried to download Loku video have no excuse: Cole

When officers mess with evidence at crime scenes, they should be fired, if not charged with obstruction of justice: Desmond Cole

Posted:
May 05, 2016
Article source:
Toronto Star

Reasonable Doubt: Why cuts to insurance benefits are a social justice issue

Everyone wants lower car insurance premiums, but the cost, less meaningful treatment and benefits for injured people, is too high, says the writer of this column in NOW Magazine.

 

Posted:
May 05, 2016
Article source:
NOW

Ban some door-to-door sales, Toronto city council asks province

The vote follows the introduction of a private member's bill at Queen's Park, which calls on the province to enact the ban before the Legislature rises for its summer recess.

Posted:
May 05, 2016
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Families increasingly becoming face of Ottawa homeless, report finds

More than 1 in 5 shelter clients are under the age of 17, the Alliance to End Homelessness Ottawa has found.

Posted:
May 05, 2016
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Register for an upcoming webinar: Supporting Victims and Survivors of Human Trafficking

Date: May 30, 2016 at 2:30 E.T.

Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Register today for the Victim Justice Network's upcoming webinar Supporting Victims and Survivors of Human Trafficking on Mon, May 30, 2016 at 2:30 E.S.T. In support of Victims and Survivors of Crime Week from May 29 to June 4 2016, this webinar will examine Human Trafficking in Canada. The presenters for this webinar will be Michelle Anderson, Covenant House Toronto sex-trafficking specialist and Rosalind Currie, Executive Director, Office to Combat Trafficking in Persons, British Columbia Ministry of Justice.

Posted:
May 04, 2016
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Justice For Children and Youth submissions: Assisted Dying Bill C-14

JFCY is concerned about the exclusion of capable people under the age of 18, "competent minors", from the protections and benefits provided for other capable people under Bill C-14.

Posted:
May 04, 2016
Article source:
Justice for Children and Youth

Reform of rules on refugees' loss of status urgent following new court decision

"This law wastes millions of dollars to fund a search through Canada's inventory of old refugees to see who can be disposed of, regardless of how well established they are in Canada, and for no purpose."

Posted:
May 04, 2016
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees

Canadian shelters forced to turn away majority of women and children in need

The third annual Shelter Voices survey says women are crossing borders to escape domestic violence but are turned away from overcrowded shelters.

Posted:
May 04, 2016
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Why judges should have the final word in medically assisted suicide

Margaret Somerville proposes an additional condition not yet in Bill C-14: that a Superior Court judge be required to review and approve each request that has been granted for medically assisted death.

Posted:
May 04, 2016
Article source:
The Globe and Mail