Supreme Court rules employees can allege workplace harassment against people from other companies

Law professor Margot Young says the decision reflects the modern workforce, where employees are often brought in on individual contracts and have no formal employment relationship.

Posted:
December 15, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

WSIB to abolish policy that slashed benefits for thousands

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board will review some 4,500 claims made by injured workers whose compensation may have been unfairly cut due to controversial guidelines.

Posted:
December 15, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star

Reporting scams and frauds

The Government of Ontario website has information about spotting consumer and financial scams, how to report them, and what to do if you've been scammed.

Posted:
December 15, 2017
Article source:
Government of Ontario - ServiceOntario

February 7: The Canadian Citizenship Test: Get Ready!

When: Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Where: Mississauga Central Library, 301 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga

For more information and to register: Sciences & Business Department at 905-615-3500 ext. 3589. 

This is a free session in Mississauga on how to prepare for the Canadian Citizenship Test. Registration is required.

Posted:
December 15, 2017
Article source:
Mississauga Central Library

New and Revised CLEO Publications - December 15, 2017

CLEO announces new and updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge. For a complete list of our publications, please visit www.cleo.on.ca.

Posted:
December 15, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

North Bay grandparents sued for child support

Family lawyer John Schuman says the case could set a precedent because of the expanding rights of grandparents in custody matters and the grey area that currently exists.

Posted:
December 14, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

'Serving is my favourite part': Markham cafe gives back, one java at a time

Much of the experience of shopping at Wayne's Cup Cafe is the interaction with the servers, all of whom are developmentally delayed, autistic, or have Down syndrome.

Posted:
December 14, 2017
Article source:
yorkregion.com

Woodstock police say they have finished their investigation into how they handle reports of sexual assault and are making changes that include trauma-informed policing

Woodstock police announced this week they will be modifying the way they investigate sexual assaults reported to them following a nationwide call for change.

Posted:
December 14, 2017
Article source:
Woodstock Sentinel-Review

Committee urges federal government to repeal law that bans disabled immigrants

The standing committee on citizenship and immigration says Canada's so-called "medical inadmissibility" provision is out of touch with Canadian values.

Posted:
December 14, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star

Thunder Bay Group claims injured workers' compensation system flawed

Members of the Thunder Bay Injured Workers Support Group sang altered Christmas Carols outside the office of MPP for Thunder Bay-Superior North as part of a campaign for fair workers' compensation.

Posted:
December 13, 2017
Article source:
The Chronicle Journal