Ontario election campaign brings focus on nearly 2 million people living in poverty

Ontario for All is a coalition calling on party leaders to commit to policies and programs that reduce gender, racial and income inequality.

Posted:
May 22, 2018
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Liberals propose overhaul of Divorce Act to put the interests of children first

Bill C-78 also takes steps to address family violence and child poverty. It's the first major revamp of divorce law in more than 20 years.

Posted:
May 22, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Community Legal Clinics and the 2018 Ontario Election

This Hamilton Community Legal Clinic blogpost says the opportunity to ensure that all low-income Ontarians can get the legal help they need must not be lost in this election.

Posted:
May 22, 2018
Article source:
Hamilton Community Legal Clinic / Clinique juridique communautaire de Hamilton

ACTO's new report: Where Will We Live? Ontario's Affordable Rental Housing Crisis

ACTO has released "Where Will We Live? Ontario's Affordable Rental Housing Crisis," to highlight the lack of affordable rental housing choices for low- and moderate-income households.

Posted:
May 22, 2018
Article source:
Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO)

ISAC Media & Policy News: May 18, 2018

The Income Advocacy Centre rounds up the important news about our Ontario election and issues facing low income people. 

Posted:
May 18, 2018
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

Family Law Disputes in Ontario: Court is Only the Tip of the Iceberg - May 23, 2018

When: May 23, 2018

Where: Newmarket Library : 438 Park Avenue, Newmarket, L3Y 1W1 · Newmarket, ON

Registration link here

The Ontario Bar Association is sponsoring a "Meet up" on May 23, 2018 featuring Family Lawyer and Mediator Sina Hariri as he explores family law disputes from the lens of the court system, the lesser known alternatives to court and the many supports available to parties going through separation or divorce.

Posted:
May 18, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

PLE Learning Exchange's top tip for this week: Have a legal expert review your information

To ensure that it is up to date and reliable, legal information must be written or reviewed by a legal expert with knowledge and experience relating to the area of law.

Posted:
May 17, 2018
Article source:
PLE Learning Exchange Ontario

Report outlines 'ambitious' housing strategy for Ontario

"An Affordable Housing Plan for Ontario" was created through a partnership between the Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association and the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (Ontario).

Posted:
May 17, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

May 22: Learn about Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney and Estate Administration, Kingston

Where: Calvin Park Branch, Kingston Frontenac Public Library, 88 Wright Crescent, Kingston, ON

Posted:
May 17, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

Community Advocacy & Legal Centre's May 2018 newsletter is now available

Topics include CALC's new website, travel costs for mental health treatments, consumer law updates and tips, changes to the Residential Tenancies Act, employment rights, and more.

Posted:
May 17, 2018
Article source:
Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC)