New Ontario bill says no to workplace sexual harassment  

Under the new OHSA requirements, restaurants would now be forced to ensure the scantily dressed waitresses be protected from sexual harassment. Photo credit: Shutterstock. An important new law about sexual harassment and sexual violence in the workplace was passed yesterday to surprisingly little fanfare. Bill 132 was introduced to add sexual violence and harassment prohibitions…

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Restorative Justice: A Guide for Young People

Using stories, art, and poetry created by kids, this booklet defines restorative justice, then looks at how it is used in the criminal justice system and in the community. Included are activity pages for young people. This publication was produced by organizations in Northern Ireland, so some of the situations described, and the contacts, are…

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Family Law Information Program For Aboriginal Families

This video was developed by the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General to help Aboriginal families learn about the effects of separation on children and adults and the options available to them to resolve their disputes. It covers topics such as: navigating the separation process family law issues alternatives to litigation the court process in…

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Strategy for a Safer Ontario: public discussion paper

A discussion paper outlining the seven key areas the government will publically consult on as it develops the Strategy for a Safer Ontario; the province’s new community-based policing strategy. Message from Minister Yasir Naqvi Ontario recently announced that it would hold public consultations to help develop the Strategy for a Safer Ontario, the province’s new…

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Dispelling the Myths About Sharing Information with Children’s Aid Societies

Common misunderstandings about privacy are frequently cited as reasons for not sharing information with a children’s aid society (CAS) about a child who may be at risk. In fact, Ontario law permits professionals working with children to share this information. To help professionals understand that privacy is not a barrier to disclosing this important information,…

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