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Power & PoliticsCBC SecureDrop Ottawa announces $800M settlement with Indigenous survivors of Sixties Scoop

Thousands of First Nations children placed in non-Indigenous care to be compensated CBC News, by John Paul Tasker, CBC News, on Oct 05, 2017 The Canadian government has reached an agreement in principle with survivors of the Sixties Scoop worth some $800 million, Crown-Indigenous...
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New protection for tenants when a landlord wants to move in

From CLEO Tenants in Ontario can be evicted if their landlord, or their landlord’s close family member or caregiver, wants to move into their unit. The law about this recently changed to give tenants a little more protection. This month’s On the Radar explains...
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Ontario’s basic income pilot project enrols 400 people, so far

Plan is to eventually have 4,000 people in several locations taking part across the province. Toronto Star, by KRISTIN RUSHOWY, Queen’s Park Bureau, Oct. 4, 2017 Ontario has so far enrolled 400 people in the Hamilton and Thunder Bay areas for its basic income pilot proje...
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Expanding Worker Protections for Victims of Domestic or Sexual Violence

Ontario Proposes Expanded Job-Protected Leave Ministry of Labour, on October 5, 2017 Ontario is creating safer workplaces by proposing a job-protected leave of absence when a worker or their child has experienced or is threatened with domestic or sexual violence. Under this...
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Suicides among soldiers and veterans have been growing concern since end of Afghan war

Liberal government to track veteran suicides as part of new prevention strategy Suicides among soldiers and veterans have been growing concern since end of Afghan war By Murray Brewster, CBC News Posted: Oct 05, 2017 11:45 AM ET Last Updated: Oct 05, 2017 10:17 PM ET The Liberal...