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HALCO news Summer 2015 newsletter is here!

Our HALCO news Summer 2015 newsletter has a variety of articles and announcements including:  HALCO Annual General Meeting and 20th Anniversary Celebration announcement Access to remedies under Ontario Human Rights Code Increases to Ontario’s Minimum Wages Social Assistance Rate Increases … Continue reading

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Supreme Court strikes down arbitrary restrictions in Canada’s medical cannabis regulations

Update: R v. Smith – Supreme Court sensibly strikes down arbitrary restrictions in Canada’s regulations on medical cannabis June 11, 2015 HALCO, the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network and the Canadian AIDS Society welcome the decision today in the case of R v. … Continue reading

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HALCO is seeking a Staff Lawyer (Intake)

HALCO is seeking a staff lawyer to provide intake law services. Applications must be submitted by Thursday June 11, 2015, at 5 p.m. For more information, please see the full posting (pdf):  HALCO intake lawyer posting (pdf).  

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Call for Nominations for our 2015 Kreppner Awards

The Kreppner Awards were established by the HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO) in 2010 to honour the late James Kreppner. Nominations for our 2015 Kreppner Awards will be accepted until July 31, 2015. The Award The late James … Continue reading

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HALCO news Spring 2015 newsletter has arrived!

Spring should be here by now – at least our HALCO news Spring 2015 newsletter has arrived! It has a variety of articles and announcements including: The Supreme Court decides life, and death, with medical choice Access to Remedies under … Continue reading

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Some space still available for free legal education workshops at HALCO in March and April 2015

Our free workshops are held in person in our HALCO Boardroom at 65 Wellesley Street East, 4th Floor, Toronto, Ontario. Some space available for free workshops at HALCO in March and April 2015: Criminalization of HIV Non-Disclosure, on Tuesday March … Continue reading

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Immigration status, race/ethnicity, HIV and the criminal law in Canada

Seeking participants for a research study HALCO is one of the civil society partners for this important research study. Other civil society partners are the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, the African and Caribbean Council on HIV/AIDS in Ontario (ACCHO), and … Continue reading

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Free Public Legal Education Workshops at HALCO in March and April 2015

Our free workshops are held in person in our HALCO Boardroom at 65 Wellesley Street East, 4th Floor, Toronto, Ontario. Workshops at HALCO in March and April 2015: Criminalization of HIV Non-Disclosure, on Tuesday March 24 from 1:30 p.m. to … Continue reading

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Staff Changes at HALCO

Renée Lang, John Norquay, Khalid Janmohamed and Raymond Lo: HALCO bids farewell to Renée Lang, litigation lawyer Renée joined HALCO in 2004 as the clinic’s litigation specialist. In her more than 10 years at HALCO she did everything from covering … Continue reading

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Access to remedies under the Human Rights Code

On February 13, 2015 HALCO, jointly with the Mental Health Legal Committee, was granted intervener status in the upcoming judicial review of K.M. v. Kodama before the Ontario Divisional Court. In April 2015, the Court will hear arguments about whether … Continue reading

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