A bill that would ban the wearing of masks during a riot or unlawful assembly and carries a maximum 10-year prison sentence with a conviction of the offence is scheduled to become law today.
A specialized court that would improve sentencing reports for Aboriginal offenders could be up and running in Ottawa by early next year.
Half of Canada's First Nations children are living in poverty, triple the national average, according to a new analysis of census statistics.
ENGLISH Web lab - June 20th, 2013 9:30 PT and 12:30 E.S.T.
FRENCH Web lab - June 20th, 2013 12:00 PT and 3:00 E.S.T.
Register today at: https://clbc.webex.com
PLEI Connect is a project to help organizations across Canada identify and share technology tools to effectively deliver public legal education and information (PLEI) services. Key components of this project are webinars and web labs in English and French. Space is still available to register for our 6th and final web labs in English and French on Online Tools for Measuring Impact.
When: Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 10 a.m. ET
June 27, 2013 at 10 a.m. ET - This webinar is for community workers and will highlight what to consider when deciding whether to make a refugee claim or an H&C application.
A new bill before Parliament in response to the death of Rehtaeh Parsons would make it a crime to share an intimate image of someone without their consent.
Updates to the Refugee Rights in Ontario website show how to amend declarations in the Basis of Claim form when a claimant or interpreter isn't sure if the information is complete, true and correct.
An appeal court justice has dismissed a man's appeal of a 2012 ruling that declared him a "vexatious litigant," meaning he cannot file any new actions without meeting a significant threshold with the court.
A year later, health-care professionals still can't fathom the senseless cuts the Conservative government made to refugee health-care.
Action ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes (AOcVF) will receive support from the province as it expands its training for frontline francophone workers.