CALC will be closed Monday, February 19, 2018 for the Family Day holiday.

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Dear Friends, On World Social Justice Day (February 20th) we will be announcing and celebrating the winners of the Grassroots Justice Prize competition. Over 9,000 of you voted. Now, we invite you to tune in live on Facebook to see which three legal empowerment organizations will receive the $10,00...

A less-confusing standard lease is coming to Ontario on April 30…/ontario-standard-rental-agreement-lease…

As of April 30, rental agreements will be easier for landlords and tenants to use as the province created a standard rental lease form and a guide book on how to use it in 21 different languages.

Social Assistance Survey - Give your feedback on your experience with Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) or Ontario Works!
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Street Stylez

WE'RE BAAAAAACK! Mark your calendars and we'll see you on February 25, from 12:30 to 5 p.m. at the Salvation Army Church in Belleville!

This month's "On the Radar" from CLEO - Better employment standards for workers in Ontario…/on-the-radar-better-employment-standar…

Recent changes to Ontario's Employment Standards Act (ESA) aim to improve conditions for workers. This month's On the Radar highlights some of these changes.

Caregivers are being denied Permanent Residency. If you came after Nov 2015 - get in touch with us and we will connect you to support.

Just 555 caregivers received permanent status in the three years since Ottawa introduced new language and post-secondary education requirements.

The return of prison farms and tattoos: Why this new watchdog won’t slam the door on Canada’s inmates

Ivan Zinger, the newly appointed Correctional Investigator, has taken some controversial positions in his fight for the rights of people that society has locked away.…/the-return-of-prison-farms-and-ta…

Ivan Zinger, the newly appointed Correctional Investigator, has taken some controversial positions in his fight for the rights of people that society has locked away.

Parkdale residents protest ‘loophole’ allowing landlords to drive up rent…/parkdale-residents-protest-loopho…

More than 50 tenants of one building are refusing to pay rent after their landlord applied to the government to increase rent by nearly double the legally permitted amount.

We must stop the reckless business practice of relying on temp agency workers for the most dangerous jobs! “Last year, a Star undercover investigation revealed companies use often poorly-trained temps to limit responsibility for accidents and workplace safety. Temp agencies assume the cost of workers’ injuries at the compensation board, saving their clients money on insurance premiums.” Let’s continue fighting to win #15andFairness for every worker, including better protections for temp agency workers and safety for all!

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Policy being considered by WSIB fails to address “very real dangers” temp workers face on the job, legal clinic submission says.

HIV and human rights organizations applaud court ruling on doctors claiming right to discriminate on religious beliefs…/statement-hiv-and-human-rights-or…/…

The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, the HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO) and the Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health (CPATH), welcome today’s decision by Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice (Divisional Court) regarding whether doctors can put their personal religious...

Watch and share this video to support mental health initiatives! #BellLetsTalk

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Bell Let's Talk

Today, every view counts. Simply watch and share this video. Bell will donate 5¢ to mental health initiatives for every view. #BellLetsTalk

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Ontario 211

#BellLetTalk Day. Call 211 to find mental health and other supports around Ontario. To see videos from some of the mental health services in Ontario, visit our blog page:…/call-211-to-find-mental-health-sup…/

Ontario Expands Helpline for Indigenous Women Facing Violence…/ontario-expands-helpline-for-indi…

Ontario is expanding helpline services to support Indigenous women and their families facing violence.
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Food Not Bombs PEC

Tomorrow night, come eat in community! Delicious food, tunes (thanks Hri!) and friendly company, as always!

Ontario landlords want right to ban pot in rentals immediately after legalization…/ontario-landlords-want-right-to-b…

While landlords will be able to ban pot smoking in new leases, they are not legally allowed to change existing leases before they end.

Prescription for healthier population: spend more on social services…/prescription-for-healthier-popula…

A one-cent increase in social spending for every dollar spent on health care increases life expectancy and cuts premature death, study shows.

First Nation, Métis, and Inuit youth (aged 11-18) can add their perspective on Indigenous Youth Access to Justice, and earn a chance to win a $50 gift, at…/1FAIpQLScLhjHHAbO2PocA0Z…/viewform