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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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Our Fall 2011 Public Legal Education Workshop Series starts in October

Our fourth Public Legal Education Workshop Series Fall 2011 is starting in October.  You can find all the information on the Workshop Series notice. Please note that space is limited and registration is required. For more information about our Public … Continue reading

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HALCO Update – September 2011

There have been some exciting activities at HALCO recently, so this HALCO Update is to share the news! Our HALCO Update includes information about our new website, our 2010-2011 Annual Report, our 2011 Kreppner Awards, and our Fall 2011 Public … Continue reading

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2011 Kreppner Awards Recipients: Pauline Murphy & Dr. David Wong

With eloquence and heartfelt sincerity, HALCO Board Member Robert Watkin presented our 2011 Kreppner Awards to Pauline Murphy and Dr. David Wong at our Annual General Meeting on September 8, 2011. The awards honour the late James Kreppner by recognizing … Continue reading

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HALCO Annual Report 2010-2011

HALCO Annual Report 2010-2011 Our Annual Report 2010-2011 includes information about our work, our people, our funding, and more.  Many thanks to Theresa Wojtasiewicz for the creative design and for incorporating our new look so effectively.   If you would … Continue reading

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