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Latest news and events about legal issues and law reform

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Why human rights violations in Toronto should concern all Canadians, and lawyers more than others
Posted September 13, 2010 - An article in Canadian Lawyer Magazine says that the mass G20 police detentions last summer are part of an emerging pattern and therefore merit the concern of all sectors of Canadian society, in particular its legal community.
Article source Canadian Lawyer Magazine


Women at work: still behind on the bottom line
Posted September 13, 2010 - Women in Canada earn less than two-thirds of what men do, a ratio that has scarcely budged in more than a decade and is well below that of other developed countries, according to a Globe and Mail article.
Article source The Globe and Mail


New and Revised CLEO Publications
Posted September 8, 2010 - CLEO is pleased to announce that the following revised publications are now available on our web site to view and print. They can also be ordered through our online order forms at the links below.
Article source CLEO


September 16: Producing and Negotiating Precarious Migratory Status in Canada
September 16, 2010 - The goal of this workshop is a discussion of precarious migratory status as a contribution to Canadian and international debates on immigration, citizenship, social inclusion, and rights.


Survey on poverty and the injured worker
Posted September 8, 2010 - The Ontario Network of Injured Workers Groups is asking for help with a survey on the poverty and well-being of permanently injured workers, more urgently needed now because of proposed changes to workers' compensation that will cut costs at the expense of injured workers.
Article source Ontario Network of Injured Workers' Groups


Courts grappling with LAO delays
Posted September 7, 2010 - A Law Times article says Legal Aid Ontario's new application system may be hindering the province's Justice on Target project as accused wait longer to get through the process for a certificate.
Article source Law Times


Helping Aboriginal Abuse Victims In Fort Severn
Posted September 7, 2010 - The Attorney General has announced that, through the support of the Aboriginal Victims Support Grant Program, Fort Severn First Nation is organizing healing circles and community presentations that are aimed at violence prevention and victim support.
Article source Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General


Lawsuit could set precedent about end-of-life decisions
Posted September 7, 2010 - A lawsuit alleging that doctors did not resuscitate a man against his and his family's wishes sets the stage for debate over the ethical and legal questions surrounding end-of-life protocols in Canada, says a Toronto Star article.
Article source Toronto Star


September 21-22: Diversity and public policy event
September 21, 2010 to September 22, 2010 - This event addresses how to involve visible minority, Aboriginal, and disabled communities in the development of public and political policies that affect the lives of all Canadians.


Sixty and Single in Ontario
Posted September 7, 2010 - An article in The Mark says the province's government income security system discriminates against those in the 60-64 age bracket who are not married or widowed.


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