Support for lower-income electricity consumers will increase by 50 per cent and more consumers will be eligible for assistance under changes to the OESP, which take effect May 1, 2017.
The largest-ever sample of homeless youth in the United States and Canada reveals that nearly one-fifth are victims of human trafficking, including those trafficked for sex, labor, or both.
The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.
One of every five sexual-assault allegations reported to Canadian law enforcement goes undocumented because officers have dismissed them as unfounded.
ISAC has put together a backgrounder to give people on social assistance, low-income people, and groups/agencies that work with them information on what the pilot project will mean.
Advocates for Roma refugees have for years blamed the group's low asylum acceptance rates on the poor legal representation they received during the asylum process.
Law society discovers 'systemic weaknesses' in protecting Indigenous people from unscrupulous lawyers
A recent case involving a lawyer from Kenora "exposed serious systemic issues" in the law society's regulatory and hearing process when to comes to dealing with Indigenous complainants.
When: Thursday, May 11, 2017, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Where: Waverly Library Auditorium, 285 Red River Rd., Thunder Bay
This information session features Rebecca Stulberg, Steps to Justice project manager, and is intended for service providers and community advocates. Reservations required.
Topics in this issue include carcinogen reporting, endocrine disrupting chemicals, calling for triclosan ban, Green Budget Coalition, and the proposed risk assessment of pesticides.
The National Self-Represented Litigants Project's Julie MacFarlane writes about the Bonkalo Report and urges readers to sign the petition supporting its recommendations.