Supreme Court rejects bid to block court ruling that left dozens of military prosecutions in limbo

Most of the cases currently in doubt — 22 of 35 — involve sexual assault charges.

Posted:
January 15, 2019
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

A year of Bill 148: Not what the big business lobby predicted

After 12 months of Bill 148, what happened to Ontario's job market?

Posted:
January 15, 2019
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

Supreme Court rules voting restrictions on expatriate citizens are unconstitutional

In December, a Liberal bill extending voting rights to long-term expatriates received royal assent. But at stake was whether those voting rights could be taken away by a future government.

Posted:
January 11, 2019
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

February 20: Free session on Disability Tax Credit

A Canada Revenue Agency representative will talk about: new changes, eligibility, the process of applying, how to access, what to do if an application was denied, and more.

Posted:
January 10, 2019
Article source:
NOW

Reminder - January 16 lunch and learn call

CLEO's PLE Learning Exchange hosts a Community of Practice for community and legal workers in Ontario, Wednesday, January 16, 2019 from 12 noon to 1 p.m. EST.

Posted:
January 09, 2019
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Justice Pas-À-Pas: Bringing Key Perspectives to Bear on the Common Legal Problems of Franco-Ontarians

Justice pas-à-pas has easy-to-understand, step-by-step information on common problems such as family, housing, employment, consumer, and criminal law issues.

Posted:
January 09, 2019
Article source:
Slaw

Legal assistance clinics get makeovers in Welland and St. Catharines

As of Jan. 1, Niagara Community Legal Clinic is a result of the merger of the St. Catharines site at 8 Church St. and the Welland site at 15 Burgar St.

Posted:
January 04, 2019
Article source:
The Standard (St. Catharines)

January 16: What's new with CLEO and with you in 2019?

PLE Learning Exchange Ontario invites you to join the next Community of Practice call on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, from 12 noon to 1 p.m. EST.

Posted:
January 03, 2019
Article source:
PLE Learning Exchange Ontario

Higher drunk driving fines, static minimum wage: These are the changes taking effect in Ontario in 2019

Other changes taking effect Jan. 1 under Doug Ford's government include a tax credit for low-income families, higher political donation limits, and new rules for collection agencies.

Posted:
January 02, 2019
Article source:
Toronto Star

Hamilton Community Legal Clinic December 2018 newsletter

Topics covered in this issue of the newsletter include manufactured crisis at WSIB, saving French-language services, fighting predatory lending, Canada Child Benefit, and more.

Posted:
January 02, 2019
Article source:
Hamilton Community Legal Clinic / Clinique juridique communautaire de Hamilton