The North Shore Legal Clinic has provided legal advice to citizens from Iron Bridge to Massey, including the two First Nations, for more than 20 years. This service is now in danger of disappearing.
How can justice procedures connected with housing, separation, employment, consumer protection, land use, violence against persons, be designed for people in scarcity situations?
Even if an injured party renting an unregulated bedroom in a family home isn't entitled to support from the Residential Tenancies Act, they are protected by the provincial Human Rights Code.
Province must fix 'deeply flawed' system to help people with developmental disabilities, ombudsman says
In his long-awaited report, Paul Dubé said he found "a fragmented, overly complicated system of service agencies and funding programs, and a baffling lack of flexibility from officials at the top."
Legal Aid Ontario aims to provide low-income citizens with access to legal representation. But it also seems determined to exploit the very lawyers it depends on: Lawyer and article author.
Ontario's Rental Housing Enforcement Unit (formerly called Investigation and Enforcement Unit) is a regulatory entity in the residential rental tenancies sector in Ontario.
It's not known exactly how many cases were adjudicated incorrectly but there could be dozens of survivors now entitled to another Independent Assessment Process.
The right against self-incrimination cannot be violated, despite police chiefs' legislative request, say the authors of this Toronto Star opinion piece.
"To equate not disclosing one's HIV status with the traditional understanding of aggravated sexual assault, we don't think is fair:" Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network spokesperson.
In response to complaints of poor working and living conditions, federal officials investigated Obeid Farms in Vanessa, Ont., where they concluded that 20 TFWs were consistently working 7 days a week.