The government's plan to reduce time-to-trial and improve the bail system aims to enhance public safety by speeding up the resolution of criminal cases and making more supports and supervision available to vulnerable, low-risk individuals who come in contact with the law.
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As of January 1, 2017, a new regulation comes into effect that will prohibit police from requesting identifying information arbitrarily, or based on a person's race or presence in a high-crime neighbourhood during certain police-public interactions.
Starting next month, the Employment Insurance (EI) waiting period will be shortened from two weeks to one week.
The Conference Board of Canada has just released a new briefing, Out of Office: Paid and Unpaid Leaves in Canadian Organizations that benchmarks leave practices for vacation, holidays and office closures, family and parental leaves, as well as a variety of other legislated and non-legislated leaves—including new parent leave, eldercare leave, flex days, religious observance days, and many more.
This recorded webinar presented by Volunteer Canada will provide an overview of how you can volunteer to propel your career development and in turn, help propel the development of your community.
Starting January 1, legislation and regulation changes come into effect that aim to help lower the cost of living, strengthen protections for consumers, and make Ontario a more inclusive place to live, work and raise a family.
Bill C-2, which will cut taxes for nearly 9 million Canadians, and Bill C-29, which includes the indexation of the Canada Child Benefit, both received Royal Assent yesterday.
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) advises travellers that it anticipates higher volume of travellers over the holiday season at its ports of entry. The CBSA shares the following tips to facilitate your border crossing.
Ontario is recruiting and training more volunteers across the province to support palliative and end-of-life care at home, providing comfort and help to patients, families and caregivers during difficult times.
Legalswipe is a free smartphone app that is designed to educate users on their legal rights when they are stopped and questioned by police. It uses a series of menus and cues to lead users to information about their situation. It's available in English, French, and Spanish.