Becoming Canadian Doesn't Mean Being Forced to Forget History

Remembering the traumatic events that brought people here from around the world protects a free and just Canadian future, says this opinion piece from The Tyee.

Posted:
April 26, 2018
Article source:
The Tyee

Over-policing in black communities is a Canadian crisis, too

From an opinion piece in the Washington Post: "...for most Canadians, racism in policing continues to be treated as an exclusively American phenomenon."

Posted:
April 26, 2018
Article source:
Washington Post

Residents of east Hamilton buildings declare rent strike

Brendan Jowett, a lawyer with the Hamilton Community Legal Clinic, called it "absurd" that large landlords would need to tap renters for costs.

Posted:
April 26, 2018
Article source:
Hamilton Spectator

Ontario Tax Credits and Benefits

File your tax return and you could get money back by claiming a number of Ontario tax credits and benefits.

Posted:
April 26, 2018
Article source:
Government of Ontario - ServiceOntario

How Toronto police officers are trained to 'de-escalate' active situations

During training, police officers "... discuss and look at real-time scenarios, they talk to people that are mental health professionals, professionals that deal with people in crisis."

Posted:
April 26, 2018
Article source:
Global News

Opinion: Decriminalization of sex work is essential

Rather than seek to "save" sex workers, we need to address systemic inequalities that create poverty, homelessness and lack of access to services: Opinion piece.

Posted:
April 25, 2018
Article source:
Montreal Gazette

Indigenous leaders call for 'immediate change' in wake of Ontario law school dean's resignation

Angelique EagleWoman was celebrated as the first female Indigenous law school dean in Canada when she was hired in 2016.

Posted:
April 25, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

End legal stigma against people with HIV

Canada remains a world leader, along with the United States and Russia, when it comes to prosecuting people with HIV.

Posted:
April 25, 2018
Article source:
Law Times

Harassment and violence should never be part of the job

The case of Eric Donavan of P.E.I. represents one of the rare glimpses into understanding the toll that workplace bullying and harassment can have.

Posted:
April 25, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Bill C-75 reforms too little, too late to respond to domestic violence

In this opinion piece, the writers say Canada needs a national agency to review all domestic homicides and create an integrated domestic violence safety system.

Posted:
April 24, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star