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Latest news and events about legal issues and law reform

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Courts falling short on effort to keep Aboriginal people out of jail
Posted January 6, 2010 - Ten years after the Supreme Court described aboriginal over-incarceration as a full-fledged crisis that must be attacked at all levels, the response has been erratic and piecemeal.
Article source The Globe and Mail


Public vigil for migrant workers killed at work
Posted January 5, 2010 - A vigil will be held for four construction workers with precarious immigration status who fell to their deaths on Christmas Eve.


Changes to Small Claims Court Rules and Forms in effect January 1
Posted January 4, 2010 - Changes include a monetary limit increase from $10,000 to $25,000, exclusive of interest and costs.
Article source Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General


New program offers anti-prejudice training to newcomers and settlement workers
Posted January 4, 2010 - Against Prejudice is a new program to empower newcomers and those who serve them to deal with prejudice.


Report says more people with disabilities living in Canada
Posted January 4, 2010 - An aging population and growing awareness mean the number of people known to be living with disabilities is on the rise in Canada, says a newly released report.
Article source Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)


Self-employed can obtain EI special benefits
Posted January 4, 2010 - New legislation extends Employment Insurance (EI) special benefits, which are maternity, parental, sickness and compassionate care benefits, to the self‑employed on a voluntary basis.
Article source Human Resources and Skills Development Canada


Twelfth annual report on family violence in Canada released
Posted January 4, 2010 - The focus of this year's Statistics Canada report is a profile of shelters that provide residential services to women and children fleeing abusive situations.
Article source Statistics Canada


Maytree Foundation's lunch-and-learn series
Posted December 16, 2009 - The Maytree Foundation announces its upcoming Five Good Ideas lunch-and-learn series.
Article source Maytree Foundation


Memorial for 20th anniversary of Rupert Hotel fire
Posted December 16, 2009 - The public is invited to a memorial for the 20th anniversary of the Rupert Hotel fire on Thursday, December 17, at 11 a.m., at the corner of Queen and Parliament Streets in Toronto.


Ontario government approves workplace violence law
Posted December 16, 2009 - The Ontario government has amended the Occupational Health and Safety Act to include provisions protecting workers against workplace violence and harassment.


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