May 18: A workshop presented by CLEO

When: Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Where: AccessPoint on Danforth (Community Room), 3079 Danforth Ave., Toronto

This free workshop for service providers aims to help you decide if there is a legal issue in your client's problem, find dependable sources of legal information and assess its reliability, and more.

Posted:
April 29, 2016
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

'Migrant Dreams' broken as workers face exploitation on Ontario farms

The Current interviews the filmmaker Min Sook Lee on her documentary, Migrant Dreams, about the experiences of migrant workers in the greenhouses of Leamington, Ontario. 

Posted:
April 29, 2016
Article source:
CBC Radio - The Current

The Canadian Environmental Law Association April 2016 bulletin is now available

Topics in this issue include potential nuclear emergencies, RentSafe, CNSC's environmental assessments, Darlington refurbishment, cap and trade legislation, Bill 151 update.

Posted:
April 29, 2016
Article source:
Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)

ONCA still on hold

Ontario's Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 (ONCA) will not take effect for at least two years from now. Meanwhile, you can use CLEO's to learn about the ONCA.

Posted:
April 29, 2016
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Canada lacks full picture of issues related to bail: Justice documents

A note drafted to brief the Justice Minister on the state of the criminal justice system suggests that half of those in provincial jails are on remand and have not been convicted of anything.

Posted:
April 29, 2016
Article source:
Metro

ISACS Media & Policy News: 29 April 2016

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

Posted:
April 29, 2016
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

How racist are we, really? The case for quantifying systemic bias

It's tough to tackle systemic racism when the people you're talking to are outraged when you suggest it's an issue, says Renu Mandhane, Chief Commissioner at Ontario's Human Rights Commission.

Posted:
April 28, 2016
Article source:
Global News

Workplace violence against health-care workers under-reported, largely ignored

Nursing professionals in Canada say nurses on this side of the border face the same dangers on the job as those described in a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Posted:
April 28, 2016
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Kathleen Wynne to release Andrew Loku SIU report in 'coming days'

The premier says she is committed to releasing SIU report into the police shooting death of the 45-year-old South Sudanese immigrant.

Posted:
April 28, 2016
Article source:
Toronto Star

Court approves $36M for ex-residents in class action against Ontario institutions

An Ontario court has approved a $36-million compensation deal for people mistreated at 12 now-closed institutions for adults with developmental challenges.

Posted:
April 27, 2016
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)