A contemporary form of slavery, human trafficking refers to the recruitment, transportation, harbouring and/or exercising control, direction or influence over a person to exploit them, usually sexually, or through forced labour.
Starting on February 1 until April 23, 2018, Justice Michael H. Tulloch will be holding meetings with members of the public to hear about whether carding is an ongoing practice, how it impacts individuals and communities, and what their views are on police interactions and public safety.
Nikki Knows is a grassroots initiative that leverages the lived experiences of criminalized young people to build capacity for social change in and around the Canadian Justice System.
Legal Aid Ontario is planning an organization-wide Prison Law Strategy
Often overlooked, women with disabilities can experience unique types of abuse. According to one study, women with disabilities are two times as likely to report severe physical violence.
November 25 is a day that raises awareness about how women around the world are often subjected to various forms of violence.
The justice system has become a funnel for a wide range of societal problems. In Hamilton, as in other communities, the justice system is overloaded; attempting to deal with challenges for which it was not designed and is not best suited to address.
Part of what access to justice means is making legal services better available to people where they can get to them.
While Ontario law mandates that court services be available in French in designated areas of the province, the reality can sometimes be quite different.
The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG) has organized the second annual Access to Justice Week from October 23 to 27. Last year’s inaugural program worked with a range of partners to diversify participants in the access to justice conversation. This year, we are keeping the momentum going with learning and engagement opportunities that spark dialogue about meaningful justice system improvements.
Last year, The Action Group on Access to Justice, also known as TAG, organized Ontario’s first Access to Justice Week. It presented a unique opportunity to bring together diverse problem solvers from across the province to examine different elements of access to justice crisis.