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Latest news and events about legal issues and law reform

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Publication designed to help people engage with candidates on public policy issues
Posted September 29, 2008 - A new publication is designed to help people engage with their local candidates around critical public policy issues in the federal election being held on October 14, 2008.
Article source Social Planning and Research Council of BC


'The poor can't wait,' editorial tells Ontario's premier
Posted September 23, 2008 - An editorial in the Toronto Star responds to the Ontario premier's recent statement that his government's promised poverty reduction strategy may have to wait because of a looming economic downturn.
Article source Toronto Star


Barbara Jackman awarded Legal Aid Ontario's Sidney B. Linden Award
Posted September 23, 2008 - Legal Aid Ontario's Board of Directors has announced that Barbara Jackman has been selected as the 2008 recipient of the Sidney B. Linden Award for her commitment to the highest ideals of the legal profession and her tireless advocacy of justice for the most vulnerable in our society.
Article source Legal Aid Ontario


The Law Foundation of Ontario announces Community Leadership in Justice Fellows
Posted September 23, 2008 - The Law Foundation of Ontario has announced that Michele Leering and Joyce Zuk are the recipients of its 2008/2009 Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships.
Article source The Law Foundation of Ontario


Summit will discuss new public complaints process under Police Services Act
Posted September 22, 2008 - More than 100 delegates will discuss accessibility, accountability, transparency, and public education in relation to the new public complaints process under the Police Services Act.
Article source Scadding Court Community Centre


New web site lets workers apply for legal aid online
Posted September 19, 2008 - JUSTICE@work announces the launch of its new web site, where workers can apply for legal assistance and can view summaries of their legal rights.
Article source Justice@work


Economic slowdown makes action on poverty more urgent, groups say
Posted September 18, 2008 - A coalition of more than 100 organizations across Ontario says the threat of an economic downturn makes poverty reduction more important than ever and urges Premier McGuinty to follow through on his promise to actively and comprehensively address Ontario's poverty.
Article source 25 in 5 Network for Poverty Reduction


Alan Borovoy to receive Law Foundation's Guthrie Award for 2008
Posted September 17, 2008 - The Law Foundation of Ontario has announced that it has selected A. Alan Borovoy, General Counsel of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association as the recipient of the Guthrie Award for 2008.
Article source The Law Foundation of Ontario


Campaign 2000 urges federal parties to set targets for reducing child and family poverty
Posted September 17, 2008 - Campaign 2000 is urging all federal parties to set minimum targets of at least a 25 per cent reduction in the child poverty rate over the next five years, and a 50 per cent reduction over 10 years.
Article source Campaign 2000


Downtown Legal Services in Toronto announces return of program to help people facing immigration removal
Posted September 15, 2008 - Starting at the end of September, a team of University of Toronto law students from Downtown Legal Services will be available to prepare requests to defer removals and stay motions for clients in the Greater Toronto Area.
Article source Downtown Legal Services


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