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Research released on migrant sex workers in Toronto
Posted October 28, 2009 - The Wellesley Institute has released research that shows that migrant sex workers are one of the most hard-to-reach, underserved, and poorly studied populations.
Article source The Wellesley Institute


Social assistance reform project seeks community-based researchers and facilitators for change
Posted October 28, 2009 - Daily Bread Food Bank and Voices from the Street are hiring people who are currently on Ontario Works or ODSP to contribute to a community-based research project working on social assistance reform.
Article source Daily Bread Food Bank


Social policy think-tank to close its doors
Posted October 28, 2009 - Canadian Policy Research Networks, one of Canada's leading social policy think-tanks, is closing its doors because lack of funding.
Article source Ottawa Citizen


Report questions asset limits for people in need of social assistance
Posted October 22, 2009 - Stringent asset limits make it impossible for people in need of social assistance to step out of the cycle of poverty according to "Why don't we want the poor to own anything?", a study released by the Metcalf Foundation.
Article source Metcalf Foundation


Deportations from Canada increase by over 50 per cent in past decade
Posted October 21, 2009 - Recently released federal government statistics show that the number of deportations from Canada has risen by more than 50 per cent in the last decade. In 1999, there were around 8,300 deportees, whereas in 2005-08, the number increased to about 12,700.
Article source The McGill Tribune


Exploited nannies win fee battle
Posted October 21, 2009 - The province is cracking down hard on nanny recruiters, proposing a new law designed to protect vulnerable workers from being exploited.
Article source Toronto Star


New police complaints system launched
Posted October 21, 2009 - Seventeen months past deadline, the Ontario government has finally set up its new police complaints system.
Article source Toronto Star


Ontario announces opening of new police oversight body
Posted October 21, 2009 - The Office of the Independent Police Review Director (OIPRD) was created in response to a report by the Honourable Patrick LeSage, recommending a new independent body to administer public complaints about the police in Ontario.
Article source Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General


Bad-employer blacklist to protect nannies
Posted October 15, 2009 - Employers who abuse foreign workers will be blacklisted and denied permission to hire another foreigner for two years, according to tough new regulations proposed by the Federal government.
Article source Toronto Star


Call to endorse the Disability Declaration
Posted October 15, 2009 - The ODSP Action Coalition is requesting community legal clinics, other community organizations, and individuals endorse the “Disability Declaration” which discusses what government should do to improve the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).
Article source ODSP Action Coalition


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