ELDER ABUSE!

Join us in raising awareness about elder abuse! In honour of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (#WEAAD) on June 15, the Learning Network is releasing two infographics with recent statistics about elder abuse in Canada.

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The “Discovery” at Kamloops

The “Discovery” at KamloopsNorthumberland Community Legal CentreJune 1, 2021 Many non-Indigenous Canadians were shocked, angered and dismayed by the recent revelation of a mass unmarked grave of 215 Indigenous children in Kamloops, and have been moved to create memorials in their grief. The question, though, is why it took the recent media coverage to move…

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June 1st is Injured Workers Day!

Every year on June 1st, Ontarians pay respect to the hundreds of workers who have died or become injured while working on their job sites. The Ontario Injured Workers Day is an opportunity to recognize the individuals who have suffered injuries and fatalities as a result of their workplace conditions. The Northumberland Community Legal Centre recognizes this day and stands behind those families and…

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How to Help our Migrant Worker’s and International Student’s advocate for their legal rights!

On May 6th, the federal government’s new short-term immigration pathway opened. Within 25 hours, the International Graduate stream was full.  While the Essential Workers stream remains open, too many of us are excluded. Undocumented people, refugees, students, those in Quebec, those stuck outside Canada, those currently without a job, are all shut out. Even migrants…

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