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Ontario judge guts province’s panhandling law

Ontario judge guts province’s panhandling law

Two decades-worth of data help explain why a judge has struck down parts of Ontario’s notorious panhandling law as unconstitutional at the second attempt, says Toronto civil litigator Stephany Mandin. In a partial victory for the Fair Change legal clinic, Ontario...

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Ontario seeks to modernize Construction Lien Act

Ontario seeks to modernize Construction Lien Act

BY JEFF BUCKSTEIN Ontario is proposing major changes to the province’s Construction Lien Act to modernize the province’s construction lien and holdback rules, create a prompt payment system to ensure timely payment for contractors,...READ FULL...

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Sex workers facing increased safety risks

Sex workers facing increased safety risks

BY AMANDA SILLIKER Jade is going into a client meeting alone. She does not have a lone worker monitoring device and knows very little about the client. These meetings often occur after hours and out of public view. Like many jobs, she is at risk for a variety of...

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