Every year in Canada on April 28, the National Day of Mourning is a day that we pay our respects to, and remember, the thousands of workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness as a result of work-related incidents. The Day of Mourning is an annual tradition that was started by the Canadian…

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The biggest thanks we can give frontline/essential workers is to make sure they have protections and decent pay.  For the past few weeks every day, between 7:00 pm and 8:00 pm communities clap and bang pots to thank essential workers. Today, we need your help to speak out for 21 paid emergency days: at least 7 paid emergency…

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How the Northumberland Legal Centre can help you? We know these are trying times for employers and employees in the Province of Ontario, and we understand that mandated closures are negatively affecting your employment and your business. We understand how difficult these times are for you all.  We would like to assist you during this…

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Remember that gatherings of more than five people- event at someone’s home-are prohibited, unless you all live together in one household. Everyone in Ontario should be practicing physical distancing to reduce their exposure to other people. This means that you should stay home except for essential reasons, such as going to work (if you cannot…

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Remember Tenants, while you currently cannot be evicted for rent arrears, you will likely have to pay the arrears at some point in the future or possibly face eviction proceedings. Currently the province has not provided Tenants with “rent forgiveness” only “rent deferral.” April 1st is rent day. Here’s what you need to know if…

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