Latest updates on Steps to Justice / L'actualité de Justice pas-à-pas

Steps to Justice now has information about getting legal help with problems in immigration law, in English and French.

Posted:
December 14, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

February 21: Tax Benefits For Indigenous Peoples

A representative from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will talk about tax benefits and credits for Indigenous peoples, and where to get help filing taxes.

Posted:
December 13, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Public Library

Lawyer versus consultant? Immigration data shows visa applicants have best shot with former

Foreign nationals who prepare their own Canadian visa applications are nearly as successful in being accepted as those who spend money on a consultant to do the job.

Posted:
December 11, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Jan., Feb., March 2019: 'Discover Canada' Citizenship Education Mentoring Circle

The Citizenship Mentoring Circle is a 10-session mentoring program whose aim is to help newcomers learn more about Canada. Several dates available.

Posted:
December 05, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Public Library

Steps to Justice now has information about applying for Canadian citizenship

Steps to Justice now has information about qualifiying for citizenship, applying, what happens after you apply, what happens if your application is refused, and more.

Posted:
November 23, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Foreign caregivers want major reforms to improve conditions, streamline residency

According to the report, the current regime was developed "without consultation, input or direction" from care workers.

Posted:
November 19, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Supreme Court to grapple with murky legal rights of immigration detainees

Should an immigration detainee have the same right to challenge their ongoing detention as their criminally convicted peers?

Posted:
November 15, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Employment rights for new Canadians: Reasonable Doubt

The Ontario Human Rights Code prevents employers from discriminating against a job applicant based on his or her citizenship.

Posted:
November 08, 2018
Article source:
NOW

Canada and United States not facing asylum seeker crisis: UNHCR official

Canada's recent spike in irregular migrants is nothing compared to the millions of refugees who pour every year into much poorer countries, according to the UNHCR official.

Posted:
November 08, 2018
Article source:
CTV News

November 23: Free workshop for legal clinic and community caseworkers

When: Friday, 23 November 2018, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET

Where: Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1N1

This year's topics include legalization of cannabis, refugee determination myths & facts, Social Assistance updates, and what’s new in Ford Nation.

Posted:
October 31, 2018
Article source:
Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (CSALC)