Offenders and victims have something to offer each other

‘They owe this’: Farm work gives convicts and victims of violent crime a chance to heal On small farm in Mission, B.C., offenders and victims have something to offer each other Article written by Nick Purdon and Leonardo Palleja for CBC News, on October 24, 2016 As a...

Grants for organizations helping Black youth facing suspension & expulsion hearings

Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) is offering a one-time grant of $200,000 for two organizations to provide services to Black students facing suspension or expulsion hearings. Community organizations in Ontario that work primarily with Black students and/or their families are invited to...

Former nurse charged with Woodstock killings

CAMH staff alerted police about former nurse charged with Woodstock killings Elizabeth Tracy Mae Wettlaufer, 49, charged in deaths between August 2007 and August 2014 This article was written by Andrea Janus, CBC News, on Oct 26, 2016 Staff at Toronto’s Centre for Addiction...

Judges ordered 4-year-old not to wear girls’ clothes in public

Medicine Hat judges ordered 4-year-old not to wear girls’ clothes in public 3rd judge to rule said child can choose male or female clothing Written by Colleen Underwood, CBC News, Oct 24, 2016 Susan Smith says she remembers walking out of the court room in Medicine Hat,...

First responders being hit harder by PTSD

First responders being hit harder than ever by PTSD, and they need help The Globe and Mail, published on Oct. 25, 2016 They are suffering silently, by the thousands. Emergency workers – police officers, paramedics, firefighters, hospital personnel – are afflicted by...

Vaughn will get its first Hospital!

Quality Care Close to Home for Residents of Vaughan Ontario Breaks Ground on State-of-the-Art Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital October 25, 2016 – Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Ontario is investing up to $1.3 billion in the Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital project. Construction...

Albert Woodfox: ‘I choose to use my anger as a means for changing things’

He spent 43 years in solitary confinement in Louisiana State Penitentiary as one of the ‘Angola Three’. Released in February this year, he talks here about survival, the support of the Black Panthers, and how little change he sees in the US. The Article was written by Rowan...

First Step to Home program helps older homeless men find stable and independent housing

Ontario Helping Lift People Out of Poverty October 26, 2016 – Poverty Reduction Strategy Province Supporting Innovative Solutions to Housing, Employment, and Skills Development Ontario is investing in 30 community projects across the province that are supporting new ways to...

Plans to create new university-led post-secondary sites in Brampton and Milton

Ontario Expands Access to Post-secondary Education in Milton and Brampton October 26, 2016 – Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development Ontario is expanding access to postsecondary education in Milton and Brampton, and supporting students with new learning...

Ontario is creating a Patient and Family Advisory Council

Ontario Establishing Patient and Family Advisory Council Council to Advise on Improving Health Care, Patient Experience October 26, 2016 1:30 Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Ontario is creating a Patient and Family Advisory Council to advise government on health policy...