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TRANSforming JUSTICE survey will be closing November 21, 2016

The TRANSforming JUSTICE (Trans* Legal Needs Assessment Ontario) project survey for trans* community members will be closing the day after the Trans Day of Remembrance. The survey will be available until 11:59 pm on Monday November 21, 2016. The survey … Continue reading

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HALCO Annual Report 2015-2016 is here!

We are pleased to announce our Annual Report 2015-2016, which was presented to our membership at our Annual General Meeting on October 26, 2016. The report includes: highlights of our casework, law reform and public legal education activities a variety of … Continue reading

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HALCO welcomes donation of Helena Kaufman oil paintings

HALCO was delighted to receive a donation of three beautiful original oil paintings created by the late Helena Kaufman (née Guta Minc). Several large walls that were blankly boring are now the perfect backdrop for her lovely abstract works. Visitors … Continue reading

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Space still available: Free Public Legal Education Workshops at HALCO in November 2016

Our free workshops are held in person at the HALCO/Specialty Legal Clinic Co-op, 55 University Avenue, 15th Floor Meeting Room C-2, Toronto. (just south of King Street West and the fully accessible St. Andrew subway station): Canadian Immigration: Sponsoring Your … Continue reading

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HALCO Open House and Annual General Meeting is Tomorrow!

HALCO Open House and Annual General Meeting Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Open House: 4:30 to 6:30 pm Meeting and Panel: 6:30 pm at HALCO’s new office 55 University Avenue, Suite 1400 (14th floor), Toronto (just south of King Street West) … Continue reading

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Free Public Legal Education Workshops at HALCO in October and November 2016

Our free workshops are held in person at the HALCO office/Specialty Legal Clinic Co-op, 55 University Avenue, 15th Floor, Toronto. (just south of King Street West and the fully accessible St. Andrew subway station): HIV Disclosure and the Law: Criminal … Continue reading

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HALCO Open House and Annual General Meeting-October 26, 2016

HALCO Open House and Annual General Meeting Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Open House: 4:30 to 6:30 pm Meeting and Panel: 6:30 pm at HALCO’s new office 55 University Avenue, Suite 1400 (14th floor), Toronto (just south of King Street West) … Continue reading

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Important: Change to the way social assistance recipients access Ontario Drug Benefits

As we reported in our summer newsletter (page 6), the Ontario government is changing the way that people who receive OW, ODSP, and Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD) access their Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) program benefits. The ODB … Continue reading

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Welcome back Glenn Betteridge!

HALCO is pleased to announce that Glenn Betteridge has joined our staff team as a staff lawyer (on contract). In 2000, Glenn joined HALCO as staff lawyer. In 2002-2003, he was acting legal director for a year while our then … Continue reading

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HALCO Summer newsletter is here!

Our HALCO news Summer 2016 newsletter is here!  It includes: HALCO Open House and 2016 Annual General Meeting – Save the date Important change to HIV testing and reporting in Ontario New guide: Women living with HIV and Intimate Partner … Continue reading

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