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Latest news and events about legal issues and law reform

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G20 Summit Legal Support Project
Posted June 28, 2010 - The Law Union of Ontario Movement Defence Committee has set up the Summit Legal Support Project to defend and support mobilizations against the G20.


New and Revised CLEO Publications
Posted June 28, 2010 - CLEO is pleased to announce that the following publications are now available on our web site to view and print. They can also be ordered through our online order forms.
Article source CLEO


Poverty simulation puts dozens in the shoes of the downtrodden
Posted June 28, 2010 - Public Opinion reports on an event in Pennsylvania where more than 50 local people, some with prominent status, became "poor" in an instant.


Action needed on child poverty
Posted June 25, 2010 - A Victoria Times Colonist editorial reacts to the latest child poverty statistics, again showing that British Columbia's child poverty rates are the worst in the country.


Genuine Improvement to CPP Is Essential, Affordable
Posted June 25, 2010 - A media release from the United Steelworkers says that Canada's federal and provincial governments must heed the expectations of Canadians for meaningful improvements to public pension plans.


Look to Canadian precedent to revive economy
Posted June 25, 2010 - In an opinion piece in the Toronto Star, Paul Hellyer says the world needs a new economic model based on the Canadian precedent under which the money-creation function is shared between governments and the private banks.
Article source Toronto Star


One election, three scenarios
Posted June 25, 2010 - A Globe and Mail opinion piece looks at possible coalition strategies that will come into play with neither the Conservatives nor the Liberals likely to win a majority in a future election.
Article source The Globe and Mail


ARCH Disability Law Centre newsletter now available
Posted June 24, 2010 - Topics in ARCH Alert include the report of the independent reviewer of AODA, a legal action launched against discriminatory zoning bylaws, and an update on service animal law in Ontario.
Article source ARCH Disability Law Centre


Articles about G20 protests, sound cannons, security fence, and police
Posted June 24, 2010 - These are articles from various media about the G20 summit.


Austerity Won't Tighten Belts on Costly Crime Agenda
Posted June 24, 2010 - In a post to the Progressive Economics Forum, Armine Yalnizyan says austerity is coming, created by the huge expenditure on the "tough on crime" agenda, and it's going to be tougher on us than it is on crime.


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