Ontario Government Introduces Legislation to Improve Elevator Availability and Credit Reporting Fairness

Ontario will be the first jurisdiction in the world to set standards for elevator repair times; Ontarians will have the strongest rights in Canada over consumer reporting agencies info.

Posted:
February 23, 2018
Article source:
Government of Ontario - ServiceOntario

#MeToo Warriors in Asia-Pacific

Julie Macfarlane leads a tour of organizations in East Asia that are responding to the needs of women in their communities who have experienced marital conflict and violence.

Posted:
February 23, 2018
Article source:
National Self-Represented Litigants Project (NSRLP)

Canada shouldn't be smug when it comes to guns

When the gun-sick United States is factored out, it is clear that among developed nations, Canada has a bad – and worsening – gun problem.

Posted:
February 23, 2018
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

March 7: How to File Your Income Tax

When: Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Where: Lillian H. Smith Library, 239 College Street, Toronto

Topics to be covered include an intro to the Canadian Individual Tax System, tax credits and benefits, E-filing, and a demonstration of filing a simple tax return using a software product.

Posted:
February 22, 2018
Article source:
CultureLink

Sponsoring a foreign spouse to Canada: Reasonable Doubt

Anything but the most traditional of relationships often face scrutiny from immigration officers: NOW Magazine's Reasonable Doubt column.

Posted:
February 22, 2018
Article source:
NOW

Ontario judge conducting 'cost-benefit analysis' of police carding

Justice Michael Tulloch was asked last year to conduct a thorough examination of new regulations on carding, also known as street checks. 

Posted:
February 22, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

So You Found Out You Make Less Than a Male Colleague, What Now?

This article quotes legal, career, and pay equity experts about what women can do if they're being paid less for the same work.

Posted:
February 22, 2018
Article source:
Flare

May 26: Justice for Injured Workers bike ride

When: Reception and gathering, Friday, May 25, 2018; ride Saturday, May 26 - Sunday, May 27

Where: From Elliot Lake to Sudbury

The message for this year's bike ride will be "Occupational Disease: The Other Workplace Fatality". 

Posted:
February 21, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Network of Injured Workers' Groups

Holiday pay changes have Ontario employers scratching their heads

Some business owners believe the government is trying to force businesses to hire more full-time staff, even when employees are opting for part-time work.

Posted:
February 21, 2018
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Despite unanimous Queen's Park vote, police are still disclosing unproven allegations against innocent Ontarians

More than two years after legislation passed, the law remains unenforced.

Posted:
February 21, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star