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HALCO AGM is tonight!

Everyone is welcome to attend HALCO’s 2013 Annual General Meeting TONIGHT, Monday September 23, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. (light refreshments at 6:30 p.m.), in the First Floor Meeting Room at 490 Sherbourne Street, Toronto, Ontario.  Our guest speaker Paul Lewin … Continue reading

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Visit us at the Toronto AIDS Walk for Life Community Fair on Sunday

The annual Toronto AIDS Walk for Life is this Sunday September 22, 2013.  Drop by and visit our HALCO booth at the Toronto AIDS Walk for Life Community Fair.  The Community Fair starts at 11:00 a.m. and takes place on Church Street … Continue reading

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Social Assistance Changes – new Fact Sheets from ISAC

The Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC) has created several fact sheets about some of the Ontario Social Assistance Program changes that began in September 2013.  The ISAC fact sheets provide information to people receiving support from Ontario Works (OW) and the Ontario Disability Support … Continue reading

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HALCO Annual General Meeting – Monday September 23, 2013

Everyone is welcome to attend HALCO’s 2013 Annual General Meeting: Monday September 23, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. (light refreshments at 6:30 p.m.), First Floor Meeting Room at 490 Sherbourne Street, Toronto, Ontario.  Our guest speaker Paul Lewin will talk about … Continue reading

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HALCO news/brief Summer 2013 newsletter is here!

Our HALCO news/brief Summer 2013 newsletter is a new mini-version of our regular HALCO news – just right for summer reading: HALCO Annual General Meeting Announcement HALCO Staff Update Fundraising News Ontario Social Assistance Changes Immigration Law Update:  Proposed Changes to … Continue reading

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HALCO wishes Kevin Wong every success (and we miss him already…)

It is with very mixed feelings that we bid farewell to HALCO staff lawyer Kevin Wong:  we are very happy for Kevin that he is pursuing his interests outside of law but we are very sorry to see him leave.   Kevin, thank you for your … Continue reading

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“Know Your Rights” – new legal information from the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network has released four new brochures about the privacy rights and disclosure obligations of people living with HIV.  The brochures are available on-line in English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Punjabi, Spanish and Tagalog: www.aidslaw.ca/site/kyr/: Disclosure at work (Know … Continue reading

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HALCO Debriefed & Proud: A Musical Cabaret! on Saturday June 22, 2013

Looking for a new way to celebrate Pride?  HALCO Debriefed & Proud: A Musical Cabaret is a fantastically fun evening of Broadway show tunes on Saturday June 22, 2013 (two shows: 8:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.), at the Flying Beaver Pubaret, 488 … Continue reading

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Right to Housing Challenge – Court denies standing to three of five Intervener Coalitions

As we reported in our HALCO news Spring 2013  newsletter (page 7), HALCO and a number of other organizations applied  to intervene in the Right to Housing Charter Challenge.  Justice Lederer of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice granted intervener … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations for HALCO’s 2013 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 2013 Kreppner Awards will be accepted until June 30, 2013. In recognition of the breadth … Continue reading

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