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HALCO news Autumn 2014 newsletter is here!

Autumn is here and so is our HALCO news Autumn 2014 newsletter! It has a variety of articles and announcements including: Specialty Legal Clinics Co-Location Project Increases to Legal Aid Ontario Financial Eligibility Limits Legal Clinics Project with St. Michael’s … Continue reading

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Submissions about social assistance and refugee claimants – Canada Budget Bill C-43

HALCO and the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network made submissions to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration to recommend that sections 172 and 173 of Budget Bill C-43 be withdrawn. If passed, sections 172 and 173 of Budget Bill C-43 … Continue reading

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HALCO is seeking a Litigation Lawyer

HALCO is seeking a lawyer to provide litigation and clinic law services. Applications must be submitted by December 19, 2014. For more information, please see the full posting (pdf): www.halco.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/HALCO_litigation-lawyer-posting-2014Autumn.pdf.

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Free Workshops at HALCO in November and December 2014

PLEASE NOTE: the workshops are full booked and have waiting lists.  If you would like to be on the waiting list for a workshop, please contact us. Our free workshops are held in person in our HALCO Boardroom at 65 … Continue reading

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Just released: HALCO Annual Report 2013-2014

Our Annual Report 2013-2014 was released at our Annual General Meeting on September 10, 2014. The report includes: highlights of our casework, law reform and public legal education activities a variety of statistics about our work our financial report 2013 … Continue reading

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HALCO Annual General Meeting is tonight!

Everyone is welcome to attend HALCO’s 2014 Annual General Meeting taking place tonight at 7:00 p.m. (light refreshments at 6:30 p.m.), in the Main Floor Amenity Room at 490 Sherbourne Street, Toronto, Ontario.  Nicole Nussbaum will speak about our Trans* … Continue reading

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Application Deadline Extended – Trans* Community Consultation and Outreach Committee

The application deadline to apply for our Trans* Community Consultation and Outreach Committee has been extended to Friday September 12, 2014. Our Trans Legal Needs Assessment (Ontario) is a three-year province-wide project. We are seeking 15 trans* identified individuals to join the Trans* Community Consultation … Continue reading

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Autonomy in medical decision-making

Groups file arguments at Supreme Court of Canada advocating for the right to assisted dying. HALCO and the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network are among the interveners in Lee Carter, et al v. Attorney General of Canada, et al (Carter) supporting … Continue reading

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HALCO Annual General Meeting – Wednesday September 10, 2014

Everyone is welcome to attend HALCO’s 2014 Annual General Meeting: Wednesday September 10, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. – light refreshments at 6:30 p.m. - Main Floor Amenity Room at 490 Sherbourne Street, Toronto, Ontario.  Nicole Nussbaum will speak about our Trans* … Continue reading

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Call for Participants – Trans* Legal Needs Assessment Committees

The Trans Legal Needs Assessment (Ontario) is a three-year province-wide project to: assess the legal needs of transgender (trans*) community members, and the needs of lawyers/legal service providers in serving trans* clients; conduct education and information sessions with trans* community … Continue reading

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