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Chelsea Nash | The sex worker rights organization Work Safe Twerk Safe says the Ontario government's order to close strip clubs while bars remained open was discriminatory.
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | Bill C-15 would affirm the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is applicable to Canadian law. Unifor's Indigenous Liason Gina Smoke discusses labour's fight to have the bill passed.
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Edward Hyland, Pro Bono | Registered charities in Canada find themselves increasingly drawn to find ways of operating through partnerships and networks, but there are legal impediments they face in doing their work.
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Claudia Pedrero, Pro Bono | In 2020, Ontario will increase the value of claims that can be brought before the province's small claims court. The intent is to make it "faster, easier, and more affordable to settle claims."
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Celia Chandler, Pro Bono | Should we impose limits on the use of space in publicly funded housing so that resources are used for the betterment of the most people possible?
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Shelina Ali, Pro Bono | A dispute over the promotion of diversity is dividing the Law Society of Ontario, at a time when freedom of speech is seen as something that trumps equality rights.
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David J. Climenhaga | None of us knows whether Vice-Admiral Mark Norman is guilty of the crime with which he was charged. Pardoned by the president, Lord Black may now exit the Dominion.
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Rodrigo Samayoa, Digital Freedom Update | Remember the days when you could extend the life of computers, phones, vacuum cleaners and washing machines? Maybe it's time to reestablish our right to repair.
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| May 2 Ecojustice and Sustainability Action webinar
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Brynn Leger, Pro Bono | The Supreme Court's ruling in R v Jarvis updates the analysis of a "reasonable expectation of privacy," but does it go far enough in addressing gendered violence?
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Celia Chandler, Pro Bono | In this third part of a three-part series on medically assisted death in Canada, Celia Chandler describes her husband's final days before his assisted death, and shares her reflections on the process.
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David J. Climenhaga | Stand by for a veritable tempest of wailing about "activist judges" from banking, oil industry and conservative quarters in response to this morning's ruling by the Supreme Court.