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Getting medical marijuana to the people who need it
Posted July 4, 2011 - The federal government is promising to create a new and improved system of medical marijuana, but does it have the will to make that system work for patients?
Article source The Globe and Mail


Ground broken for new consolidated court facility in St. Thomas
Posted July 4, 2011 - The new courthouse, set to open in 2014, combines the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice in the Colin McGregor Justice Building.
Article source St. Thomas Times - Journal


July 6: Health and Racism Working Group Annual Symposium
July 6, 2011 - The Health and Racism Working Group's annual symposium, Work It!, will be focused on work, unemployment, employment equity, workers' rights, and more.
Article source Health and Racism Working Group (HaR)


Ontario Mandates LGBT Support Groups in Schools
Posted July 4, 2011 - After several incidents of publicly subsidized Catholic schools in Ontario refusing to allow students to start Gay Straight Alliances, the Ontario government has announced they will mandate that all schools, both public and Catholic, create "LGBT Support Groups" by this fall.
Article source Gender Focus


Police Leaders Call for 'De-Emphasizing' the Role of Police in Mental Health and Addiction Issues
Posted July 4, 2011 - Ontario's police leaders have passed a resolution which calls for "de-emphasizing" the role of police in mental health/addiction cases, support for health care professionals in the community, and a robust mental health and addiction system as the way to address mental health issues.
Article source Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP)


Job opportunity: Legal Clinics KnowledgeNOW Lead
Posted June 30, 2011 - The Association of Community Legal Clinics of Ontario is seeking a dynamic, self directed, results-oriented individual to implement a custom designed knowledge management strategy with the 77 clinics that make up the community legal system in Ontario.
Article source Association of Community Legal Clinics of Ontario (ACLCO)


Know Your Rights on CBC Radio is looking for stories
Posted June 30, 2011 - The Know Your Rights series on CBC Radio is currently looking for experiences, insight, and stories dealing with discrimination based on race, origin, or colour. Got something to say? Let them know. You could be on a future show.
Article source Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)


800-rule welfare system assailed
Posted June 29, 2011 - Frances Lankin, recently appointed commissioner of the province's new Social Assistance Review Commission, says the system may be too complicated and irrational, with too many rules, and benefit rates that seem to be based on random numbers.
Article source Windsor Star


Breaking the silence on elder abuse
Posted June 29, 2011 - Thanks to a handful of trailblazers, one of society's ugliest hidden crimes has emerged from the shadows, says Carol Goar in a Toronto Star editorial.
Article source Toronto Star


Iroquois Passport Rejected At Border
Posted June 29, 2011 - A traveller who tried to cross the Canada-U.S. border into Cornwall has discovered that the Haudenosaunee passport held by many in the Iroquois Confederacy is not among the types of identifications accepted by Canadian border officials.
Article source Daily Courier - Observer


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