On the Radar: Good news for parents on social assistance who get child support

This month's On the Radar highlights information that parents on social assistance should know if they're getting child or spousal support.

Posted:
January 23, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Coalition of agencies launches ad campaign to challenge Islamophobia and racism

A coalition of national and provincial organizations and agencies has partnered to launch an awareness raising campaign that encourages Ontarians to stand up to Islamophobia and racism.

Posted:
January 23, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC)

February 2: Tenant Rights Info Session

When: Thursday, February 2, 2017, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Where: Parkdale Community Legal Services, 1266 Queen Street West, Toronto

This is a free monthly tenant rights information session hosted by Parkdale Community Legal Services. A short presentation followed by time for your questions.

Posted:
January 23, 2017
Article source:
Parkdale Community Legal Services

Ontario migrant worker wins $20,000 in human rights case

The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal has awarded money to a Tunisian welder who complained he was let go after a workplace accident. 

Posted:
January 23, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star

Ontario lawyers warn civil court delays a worsening 'disaster'

Ontario civil lawyers are sounding the alarm about lengthy court delays that are hurting their clients.

Posted:
January 23, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star

Provincial Government Expanding Bail Programs, Hiring More Prosecutors and Staff in Southwestern Ontario

The Ontario government is implementing programs to help reduce time-to-trial and improve the bail system in southwestern Ontario.

Posted:
January 20, 2017
Article source:
Government of Ontario - ServiceOntario

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 20 January 2017 Top Stories

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
January 20, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

Canada Revenue Agency monitoring Facebook, Twitter posts of some Canadians

The Canada Revenue Agency is scrutinizing the Facebook pages, Twitter feeds and other social media posts of Canadians it suspects could be cheating on their taxes.

Posted:
January 20, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

February 21: Community Forum on Strategizing to Prevent Seniors Evictions

When: Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: 192 Spadina Ave, Bigger Bolder Room, lower level

CERA has been working with senior tenants and their service providers to understand the needs of older adults during evictions. You are invited to join them to discuss their findings.

Posted:
January 20, 2017
Article source:
Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA)

Learn more about Steps to Justice with our promotional video

Learn more about Steps to Justice with our promotional video.
 

Posted:
January 19, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)