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Mandatory Minimum Prison Sentence Challenge at Supreme Court of Canada

R. v. Lloyd, Supreme Court of Canada (Docket #35982) On January 13, 2016, HALCO and its coalition partners presented oral argument in the Lloyd matter at the Supreme Court of Canada. Our intervener coalition partners are: the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal … Continue reading

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HALCO news Autumn/Winter 2015 is here!

Our HALCO news Autumn/Winter 2015 newsletter has a variety of articles and announcements including: HALCO Annual General Meeting, 2015 Kreppner Award, Annual Report 2014-2015, and 20th Anniversary Celebration HALCO Court Interventions Update New Low-Income Electricity Support Program Specialty Legal Clinics … Continue reading

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David Hoe is 2015 HALCO Kreppner Award recipient!

HALCO Board member Eric Mykhalovskiy was delighted to present our 2015 Kreppner Award to David Hoe at our Annual General Meeting on October 15, 2015. The award is named in honour of our great friend James Kreppner.  James, who died … Continue reading

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HALCO Annual Report 2014-2015 is here

We are pleased to announce our Annual Report 2014-2015, which was presented to our membership at our Annual General Meeting and 20th Anniversary Celebration on October 15, 2015. The report includes: highlights of our casework, law reform and public legal education … Continue reading

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HALCO is seeking an Office Manager

HALCO is seeking an Office Manager.  Applications must be submitted through Charity Village by Thursday November 19, 2015: http://charityvillage.com/jobs/search-results/job-detail.aspx?id=326687 . The posting is available on our website (pdf):  www.halco.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/HALCO_office-manager-posting_2015.pdf .  

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Divas Live and DJ Jade Elektra at HALCO Annual General Meeting and Celebration

HALCO Annual General Meeting and 20th Anniversary Celebration Dance Party Thursday October 15, 2015 The 519 Ball Room, 2nd Floor, 519 Church Street, Toronto – Refreshments at 6:00 p.m. –  – Meeting and Panel at 6:30 p.m. – – Divas … Continue reading

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HALCO Annual General Meeting and 20th Anniversary Celebration Dance Party

Annual General Meeting and 20th Anniversary Celebration Dance Party Thursday October 15, 2015 The 519 Ball Room, 2nd Floor, 519 Church Street, Toronto – Refreshments at 6:00 p.m. –  – Meeting and Panel at 6:30 p.m. – – Dance Party … Continue reading

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HALCO is seeking an Immigration Lawyer

HALCO is seeking a lawyer to provide immigration law services. This is a contract position ending on November 30, 2016, with renewal contingent on funding. This position has been funded since 2011 through annual grants, and efforts are underway to … Continue reading

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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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