Better Legal Information Handbook
November 12, 2013
Available on Clicklaw, this handbook produced by the Community Legal Education Ontario provides tips and tools for community workers who produce legal information for the public. It covers knowing...
Keywords: Online Resource , advocates, Legal Assistance, Legal Info, Legal Info (PLEI), General resources, Manuals and guides, Ontario, All of Canada
July 25, 2013
Legal aid clinics in Ontario are facing another budget cut from Legal Aid Ontario.
Keywords: Article , Legal Aid, Ontario
July 8, 2013
There has never been an inquest into the death of a migrant worker under the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program in Canada. In Ontario the Coroners Act provides for mandatory inquests for certain...
Keywords: Article , Immigrants and Refugees, Workers' Rights, Ontario, All of Canada
June 27, 2013
This page contains information for Canadians on planning for retirement on a low income. It includes a toolkit of resources, an update page, and a link to a blog about financial literacy. It takes...
Keywords: Online Resource , Guaranteed Income Supplement, low income senior, retiring, Seniors and Elders, Factsheets and FAQs, Ontario, All of Canada
May 6, 2013
We have put together the following resources to give a broader sense of how the anti-poverty community is responding to the 2013 Ontario Budget. At this point, the minority Liberals need NDP support...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Ontario
April 10, 2013
Women, racialized persons, immigrants, temporary migrant workers, persons with disabilities, youth, Aboriginal persons and non-status workers are more likely to hold low wage, temporary jobs with no...
Keywords: Article , Workers' Rights, Ontario
Refugee Rights in Ontario
March 21, 2013
This website is for front-line workers and advocates who work with refugee claimants and others who have questions about their immigration status in Canada. It includes information on how to file a...
Keywords: Online Resource , Immigrants and Refugees, refugee claim, Ontario
Nishiyuu Journey
March 19, 2013
In January, inspired by the Idle No More movement, six Cree youth and one guide, left their community of Great Whale on the Hudson Bay to begin The Quest of Wisjinichu-Nishiyuu (Quest For Unity), a...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Indigenous, Ontario
Teen Legal Helpline
January 21, 2013
Got a legal question but not sure who to ask? If you’re a teenager in Ontario, you can visit the Teen Legal Helpline website, a free, confidential service that connects teenagers to lawyers.
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, helpline, Legal Assistance, legal help, teenagers, Ontario, Services
August 20, 2012
In 2008, the Law Commissioner of Ontario started to look at part-time work, short contract positions and other forms of “precarious” work, against the background of the social issues affecting...
Keywords: Article , Workers' Rights, Ontario, All of Canada
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