Thunder Bay Police Services Board swears in first Indigenous chair

Celina Reitberger, who spent 20 years in private practice, followed by 15 years with Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services, takes over the leadership of the board.

Posted:
December 12, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Everything we know about gender violence in one new website

A new government website is bringing together federal programs, research, and information related to gender-based violence across Canada.

Posted:
December 10, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Liberals order Crown attorneys to stop prosecuting some HIV non-disclosure cases

The new rules coming into effect Saturday won't transfer over to provinces — only in the territories where federal prosecutors have jurisdiction.

Posted:
December 10, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

OHRC interim report on Toronto Police Service inquiry shows disturbing results

Between 2013 and 2017, a Black person was nearly 20 times more likely than a White person to be involved in a fatal shooting by the Toronto Police.

Posted:
December 10, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC)

'You will be caught,' ministers vow ahead of compulsory breath tests for drivers

This direct warning comes in light of new drunk driving rules coming into force in two weeks, during peak holiday party season.

Posted:
December 06, 2018
Article source:
CTV News

Justice Department issues new guidelines on prosecution for non-disclosure of HIV status

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network has welcomed new moves issued by the federal government to limit what it calls unjust prosecutions of people with HIV.

Posted:
December 03, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

On the Radar - New rules about police checks

As of November, new rules apply when employers in Ontario ask people for police record checks. This month's On the Radar highlights some of these new rules.

Posted:
December 03, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

December 3: Webinar on Supporting and Empowering Women Victims and Survivors with Disabilities

When: Monday, December 3, 2018, from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Where: Online

Registration: Pre-registration is required. Please email or call the Policy Centre for Victim Issues (PCVI) to register pcvi-cpcv@justice.gc.ca or 613-952-3629.

Women with disabilities are nearly twice as likely as women without disabilities, and about 14 times more likely than men without disabilities, to be sexually assaulted.

Posted:
November 30, 2018
Article source:
Policy Centre for Victim Issues

Have you been hacked or phished? The Mounties want to know

RCMP officials say they are encouraging people to call the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre or go online to make a complaint using their secure reporting system.

Posted:
November 28, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

First-time shoplifters won't be charged by Toronto police in pilot project

The six-month pilot will run in divisions 51 and 52, which encompass the area south of Bloor St. from Spadina Ave. east to the Don River.

Posted:
November 26, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star