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Call for signatories: Stop the criminalization of people living with HIV

On February 8, 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada will hear two landmark cases on the issue of criminalization of HIV non-disclosure in R v. Mabior and R v. DC. The Court’s decisions in these two appeal cases will have … Continue reading

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Toronto Day of Action Against the Criminalization of HIV on February 6 2012

Join the Toronto Day of Action Against the Criminalization of HIV – Monday February 6 2012, at 5:30 p.m. – At Church of the Holy Trinity, 483 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario The event will include:  Calls to Action, March to … Continue reading

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Criminal Sex? Women, HIV and the Injustice of the Law – Ottawa event

– Monday February 6 2012, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. – Andrew S. Haydon Hall, Council Chambers, 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, Ontario Featuring the world premiere of a documentary examining the many impacts of criminalization on women.  Expert panel … Continue reading

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More about Ontario tax credit changes

Changes to the way some Ontario tax credits are being paid The Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC) has prepared an Information Bulletin about changes to the way three refundable Ontario tax credits are being paid.  The Bulletin covers the changes … Continue reading

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Ontario Tax Credit Changes

Important changes to Ontario Provincial tax credits and tax refunds The Ontario government is now paying some tax credits in instalments rather than in one lump sum refund at the end of the year at tax time.  Beginning in July … Continue reading

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2011 Fundraising Bowl-a-thon A Huge Success

Our 3rd Annual HALCO Fundraising Bowl-a-thon on Saturday November 19, 2011, was a huge success and raised $12,000.00 to support our services! We are extremely grateful to all the bowlers, their sponsors, and all of those who generously contributed items … Continue reading

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Free RDSP Workshop on December 7, 2011

HALCO is very pleased to host this free workshop about Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSPs).  The workshop will be held on Wednesday December 7, 2011, from 2 to 4 p.m. in our HALCO Boardroom.  Space is limited so registration is … Continue reading

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HALCO news Fall 2011!

Our HALCO news Fall 2011 newsletter is now available!   Articles include: fundraising news, criminal law and HIV non-disclosure, health and privacy, immigration law updates, and more! You can see our HALCO news Fall 2011 newsletter on-line or if you … Continue reading

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Location Change: “Sixties Scoop” Class Action hearing on Friday October 28 2011

NOTE:  the Appeal Hearing location has CHANGED: The “Sixties Scoop” Class Action Case Appeal will be heard on Friday October 28, 2011 at 10.00 a.m. in Courtroom 6-1, at 361 University Avenue, Toronto (half-way between Dundas Street West/St. Patrick subway … Continue reading

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“Sixties Scoop” Class Action Case Appeal will be heard on October 28, 2011

“Brown and Commanda and Canada” is a class action lawsuit that has been certified against the government of Canada.  It has become known as the “Sixties Scoop” class action. Marcia Brown and Robert Commanda are suing Canada on behalf of … Continue reading

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