Human rights

Lawyer Jamil Jivani named province’s first ‘advocate for community opportunities’

Lawyer Jamil Jivani named province’s first ‘advocate for community opportunities’

Jivani will address issues like gun and gang violence, human trafficking, racism and education

Questions remain on funding sustainability in legal clinic system

Questions remain on funding sustainability in legal clinic system

New proposal enshrines independence of clinics but also the damage of existing budget cuts, say lawyers

Judges to receive training on human trafficking

Judges to receive training on human trafficking

FOCUS ON HUMAN RIGHTS - Training comes amid increased scrutiny on mandatory minimums

Video game addiction merits mention by Consent and Capacity Board

Video game addiction merits mention by Consent and Capacity Board

FOCUS ON HUMAN RIGHTS - Addiction being raised more frequently in cases of youths, says lawyer

Law Foundation devotes over $700K in research on data collection and access to justice

Law Foundation devotes over $700K in research on data collection and access to justice

The biggest grant of $100K goes to the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres

Legal clinics anxiously await outcome of funding reconsideration hearings

Legal clinics anxiously await outcome of funding reconsideration hearings

There was a $14.5 million cut to legal clinic budgets