Chronically underfunded, Canada's mental-health system now lags behind most other OECD countries.
Richard Eillott of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network states the reasons on the CBC's The 180 that Canadians with HIV should not be subject to criminal charges for keeping their health status from sexual partners.
Former Conservative senator Hugh Segal will deliver a report this week on how Ontario might implement its pilot project for a guaranteed minimum income for residents of a still-to-be-chosen community.
Carla Qualtrough, a former Paralympian and human rights lawyer, is seeking input on the legislation.
A government initiative will be launched after the labour ministry was criticized for failing to prevent workplace abuse.
Officials from Veterans Affairs have also proposed dedicated affordable housing for veterans in a draft strategy.
Workers' Action Centre and Parkdale Community Legal Services request submissions of support to the Ministry of Labour before August 31 for 10 days of Personal Emergency Leave for all workers in Ontario without exemptions or limitations.
Despite an election promise by Justin Trudeau to eliminate boil-water advisories on reserves within 5 years, data suggest the federal government will fall short of the objective without significant changes in its approach to rectifying the problem.
The Community Legal Clinic—Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk, has been using the Legal Health Check-Up (LHC) to help clients with unrecognized legal problems since participating in the tool's pilot project.
The Industrial Accident Victims' Group of Ontario (IAVGO) is fighting to get the list of drugs covered by WSIB as the benefit spending drops.